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downloading a huge file and using the phone?

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downloading a huge file and using the phone?

My queston is that since the internet and phone share the same modem, can i download a huge file (like 2 gb) and still be on the phone at the same time? or does the modem reserve some bandwidth for using the phone? i know you could be online and talk at the same time!

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Re: downloading a huge file and using the phone?

The eMTA's phone section and HSI section have separate MAC addresses and are considered separate sections.  Download all you want and it will not affect the voice section of the eMTA.  The speed does not slow down when your on the phone.  They are separate but under the same case, and considered separate devices.  It's not any different than having a eMTA just for phone and a HSI modem right next to it.  A 2GB download is nothing

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Re: downloading a huge file and using the phone?

The eMTA's phone section and HSI section have separate MAC addresses and are considered separate sections.  Download all you want and it will not affect the voice section of the eMTA.  The speed does not slow down when your on the phone.  They are separate but under the same case, and considered separate devices.  It's not any different than having a eMTA just for phone and a HSI modem right next to it.  A 2GB download is nothing




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Re: downloading a huge file and using the phone?

thank you!