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Teacher

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 3:34 AM

Cellular Modem/Router for BGW210-700 Failover

This past weekend, my home network internet was down for 2 days because of an ATT outage.  This was an extremely rare event, but it was very disruptive to my work.  What is more common, in my case, are power outages which, despite my backup batteries, take down by broadband connection.

So, what I would like to do, if it is possible, is to connect a Cellular modem/router between my BGW210-700 router and the ATT wall connector, preferably a unit which has failover capability so that when the ATT broadband signal is lost, it connects the BGW to the Internet via a cellular data connection.

Any suggestions on specific equipment to make this happen?

My current setup

Proposed FailOver Setup

ACE - Professor

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5.7K Messages

2 years ago

I’m very surprised Att wouldn’t protect their service from temporary power interruptions.  I’d still put pressure on this point.  

ACE - Guru

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9.9K Messages

2 years ago

Great job!  Thanks for coming back and updating the thread and also for the excellent network diagram. 

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