@dernalbert @FuzzyLogic When i had fiber installed in 2017 i asked them for batt backup and got it. Make sure you have a power plug available for both ont and batt and in my case the t3200m all in one location. I had all in place before asking for the fiber. Telephone copper was right there to do the transfer. I knew batt was available but was it comon to offer it then ??? I have push button phones for backup in my basement and garage. Polecat
@dernalbert My ont is a acatel-lucent the batt is from telus but no make or model. These unites are hung on the wall of utility cabenete confined area can't see labels without taking apart. If it ain't broke don't fix it. Sorry can't provide more. Polecat
LISTED I.T.E CM US
G-240G-A P/N: 3FE55691AAAA MAC:xxxxxxxxxxxx SN:ALCLFA61C98F
ICS:01 MREV:13 MFG: BVMDCOOCRA
ASSEMBLED IN CHINA
No User Serviceable Parts Inside. Refer All Servicing To Qualified Personnel Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No.50, dated June 24, 2007 2301 Sugar Bush Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612 USA
It is offered in areas with poor cellular coverage, or to customers without cellular service. I expect managing battery replacement became a time liability, and most folks had other options for telephone coverage during power outages. If important for you, consider a UPS, and you can power all your telecommunications system (phone and internet).
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@NFtoBC I have thought about a ups. My ont is backed up by a telus batt backup because i have telephone on fiber. I am thinking a smaller ups could run the 3200m and give us access to the internet during outages. Retired power linemen i have a generator but would not trust it to deliver a constant 60 hrz. We seem to get a couple of 24 to 36 hour outages a year now always tree related. We have disabilitys and with the virous would be easier to text and mail friends during outages A small ups would allow the 3200 to give us wifi correct. Polecat