Unless the tech disconnected the copper line at your house (unlikely, given the provisioning instructions), it should be still working, and able to be instantly re-provisioned, as the disconnect on their end should be able to be resolved in minutes. Something similar happened to me when they installed Fibre to my house. The fibre was pulled through the same conduit as the copper, in parallel, but the phone had been disconnected. The connection of my landline was fully addressed before the techs left the job site.
If you have a cell phone, I'd suggest following the advice @WestCoasterBC gave about call forwarding.
How many times has your alarm system responded successfully to an intrusion? It is highly unlikely that the circumstances will arise that will set off the alarm while your landline is down. To echo The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: "Don't Panic". Your phone should be back online in short order.
The 3200 offers no real advantage to the user over the 1200 to the consumer. It benefits Telus as it is one less piece of equipment to be managed (the Wi-Fi extender for wireless Optik TV), and is common across all their installations.
I may be putting the 1200 back in service, as I can't get AirPrint to work on the 3200.
Enjoy your newfound speed!
Does that include the Telus Wireless boxes too?
Yup! But would only need be done once.
And yes, the Guest SSID works as expected. Since it's a low risk connection, I use a simple to share password, familiar to family, the most frequent users.
I'm about three single malts in just now, but if I recall, selecting the 'Select SSID' drop down should show a guest option. You can then set a specific password for that ID. Let me know if this works (or not) and I can dig deeper in the morning!
The Select SSID dropdown menu should have 2 entries. You have already changed the SSID name of at least one of the two to BernzWenIP. This should be your primary Wireless network connectivity point for YOUR network. Guest access should NOT be enabled on this SSID.
The Dropdown should have a second SSID. Choose this, apply the Guest option to this second SSID, and add a unique SSID name indicating it is a guest network. Apply a different password to this SSID, using the Custom Passphrase option at the bottom of the page.
You should now have two wireless networks, both of which connect to the internet, but share no network resources between them.
Easy to fix. Just go to Best Buy, Staples, Costco, or others and pick up an Ooma box. You will pay back the cost with the deleted home phone service monthly fee in no time. Ooma costs $4 a month.