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What are the specifications and settings for my modem or router?
Blackfoot DSL Modem/Router Specifications: Encapsulation is PPPoA (over ATM) or PPPoE(over ethernet) ADSL compatible Must be able to adjust the VCI/VPI settings (VPI = 0, VCI = 100) Multiplexing is VC ......
Last Update: 2013-12-20 Views: 166
Installation and configuration instructions for Blackfoot modems and routers
VisionNet M505n 4-port Wireless 802.11b/g/n Gateway with USB Port Installation and Setup Quick Reference Users's Guide FAQ  VisionNet M504 4-port Wired Gateway with USB Port Installation and Setup Quick Reference ......
Last Update: 2011-01-21 Views: 198
What is the difference between ADSL and cable modems?
ADSL provides always-on high-speed Internet access over a single telephone line (ADSL is a type of Broadband Internet service); cable modems offer always-on high-speed Internet access over a shared cable television ......
Last Update: 2010-10-07 Views: 113
What is DSL?
DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line.  Blackfoot is currently offering ADSL or Asymmetric DSL, a type of DSL which is best suited for residential use. This broadband communication technology is designed ......
Last Update: 2010-10-07 Views: 112
What do the DSL filters do and how many do I need?
DSL filters allow the DSL signal and your regular phone signal to share the same line. These filters keep the DSL signal from interfering with your phone service. You will need ......
Last Update: 2010-10-07 Views: 119
What are the benefits?
In addition to high speed, your Broadband / High Speed Internet connection is always on. No more busy signals, and no more waiting for the connection to happen-it's always there. Another ......
Last Update: 2010-10-07 Views: 101
Should I turn off my High-Speed Internet (Broadband) connection?
No. You don't pay for usage, you pay a monthly flat fee so you can leave your Broadband connection on all of the time. If you are concerned about privacy, turning ......
Last Update: 2010-10-07 Views: 98
Is Broadband (High Speed Internet) Secure?
Broadband from Blackfoot provides always-on connection with a specific IP address. Therefore, it is possible that an unknown or unauthorized person could access your computer. Our modems do have a built in firewall and ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 90
How will Broadband affect my regular phone calls?
In most cases, Broadband (we use DSL) will not interfere with your phone calls and vice-versa. In some cases when you are using the same phone line for both Broadband Inernet ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 176
How fast is it?
When you qualify for Broadband at your location we are able to provide speeds offered in the Broadband package chosen as far as the Network Interface Device (NID) connected to the ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 196
Can I still use a Dial-Up connection?
Your Broadband account allows you one concurrent login session. You may dial in as an alternative to your Broadband connection, however, you may not be connected with Broadband and dialup at ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 98
Can I send a fax with my Broadband (High Speed Internet) modem?
Yes, with fax software you can send faxes through Broadband....
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 108
Can I make my Broadband (High Speed Internet) connection even faster?
Please contact our Customer Care Team at 406-541-5000 or customercare@blackfoot.com to determine which speeds that are available in your area....
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 197
Can I have content screening with my Broadband (High Speed Internet) line?
Yes, Blackfoot Security Center has built-in parental controls as well as virus and spyware protection.  Please contact our Customer Care Team at 406-541-5000 or customercare@blackfoot.com for more information....
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 175
Can I get Broadband (High Speed Internet) in the Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative service areas?
Blackfoot provides Broadband service to most of the Coopertiave area.  Please call our Customer Care Team at 406-541-5000 or customercare@blackfoot.com  and they can determine which Interent service you qualify for, based ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 168
Can I get Broadband Internet (High Speed Internet) in Missoula?
There are two main factors that will determine our ability to provide Broadband.  The first is the use of some equipment in the telephone network that boosts signal or allows the ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 76
Broadband vs. Dial-up
The fundamental difference between Dial-up and Broadband Internet connections is the manner in which the connection is made from your PC to the Internet. A dialup service connects to the Internet ......
Last Update: 2010-10-01 Views: 132
Why do I need to pay for a faster connection?
Here’s how Blackfoot’s Broadband services can help you save time while downloading from the Internet. Faster online speeds mean more time for you to enjoy life. See examples here....
Last Update: 2008-09-10 Views: 111
Faxing With Broadband Access
Yes, with fax software you can send faxes with a high-speed Internet connection....
Last Update: 2007-03-26 Views: 99
What kind of modem do I need?
Blackfoot currently provides external ADSL ActionTec GT701 & GT701WG USB Modem/Ethernet routers for $59.90 and $89.90 respectively. We also have the GT704 for $79.99 and the GT704WG for $119.99. This device ......
Last Update: 2007-01-26 Views: 162
Will it constantly connect near the maximum speed, or will it be like my 56K modem that almost never connects at 56K?
At ADSL speeds, the limitations are much more the performance of the Internet server you're trying to reach and the amount of traffic on the Internet....
Last Update: 2006-12-14 Views: 107
Will ADSL work with my computer?
We suggest the following minimum system requirements** for use with Blackfoot DSL: ActionTec GT701 & GT701-WG USB Modem/Ethernet Router USB - Windows 98 or higher Ethernet - Windows 98 higher or ......
Last Update: 2006-12-14 Views: 118
What about operating systems other than Windows?
Both the ActionTec GT701 & GT701WG USB Modem/Ethernet Routers are compatible with Macintosh operating systems. However, there are no USB drivers available, so Ethernet connectivity to the router is required. ......
Last Update: 2006-12-14 Views: 116
How does it work?
ADSL works by splitting the phone line into two frequency ranges. The frequencies below 4 kHz are reserved for voice, and the range above that is used for data. This makes ......
Last Update: 2006-12-14 Views: 106
How can it be so much faster than a modem when it uses the same phone line?
ADSL modems "piggyback" their signals on top of the voice signal. On the phone company's premises, the line gets split—the voice calls are sent to the public switched telephone network, and ......
Last Update: 2006-12-14 Views: 80

 

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