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CommScope TG4482


Gateway Information

DOCSIS 3.1 Dual Band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Panoramic Wifi Gateway

32x8 channel bonding

Includes Panoramic Smart Wifi

Highest Service Level

Go Super Fast - 1-Gig

Combination Internet and Telephone modems purchased or received in new or used condition from third-party retailers are not certified for use with the Cox network.

Front View

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After the gateway is successfully registered on the network, a single solid white LED on the top illuminates continuously to indicate that the gateway is online and fully operational.

Important: To help prevent errors during installation, connect the coax cable to a cable outlet first, then connect the power cord to an electrical outlet.

Back View

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The CommScope TG4482 has the following ports and buttons.

  • WPS - Located on the back of the gateway above the telephone ports, this button can be used instead of entering the WiFi password to connect wireless devices that support WPS to the gateway. WPS works only for wireless networks that use passwords encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 security protocols.

    Pressing and holding the WPS button for 60 seconds results in a factory reset. All customized settings are lost, and all settings are set back to factory defaults.

  • Telephone Ports - Connect to home telephone wiring and conventional telephones or fax machines. The telephone port on the top left side is for the first line of phone service. The top right telephone port has a plug labeled Do not remove and can only be removed when there is a second line of phone service.
  • Ethernet Ports - Ethernet ports 1, 2, 3, and 4 can connect to the 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports on your computer or other devices. It is recommended that devices be hardwired if possible.

    Note: Ethernet port 4, marked with an orange line on the bottom right, is the 2.5 Gbps port, the preferred port for wired devices.

  • Cable Coaxial Input - Connects the coax cable to the cable wall outlet.
  • Power - Connects the power cord to the gateway.

MAC Address and Network Name (SSID)

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MAC addresses are written as 12 digits containing both letters and numbers (0-9, A-F). A MAC address is unique. The first six characters of the MAC address are unique to the device's manufacturer.

Note: The default SSID and password are listed at the bottom of the device. Customers use the Panoramic Wifi app or web portal at wifi.cox.com to change these. After a factory reset, the SSID and password revert to the default.


The lights indicate the current status of this gateway. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.

Note: To learn more about speed test results, see Understanding Speed Test Results.

Gateway LightColorStatusProblem

image of Black Line
No lightThe device is off or in Power Save ModeNo power. Verify that the power supply and electrical outlet connections are secure. Ensure the outlet is not connected to a switch.

image of Power Up
Solid AmberInitial Power Up and BootNone.

image of Yellow Dashes
Flashing AmberRegistrationNone.

image of Upstream modem light
Flashing GreenRegistrationNone.

image of Red Line
Solid RedOfflineVerify all cable connections and try resetting the gateway. For manual reboots, unplug the power cord from the back of the gateway rather than at the wall outlet, wait for 30 seconds, and then plug it back in.


image of Online modem light

Solid WhiteOnlineNone.

image of Blue dashes
Flashing BlueWPS ModeNone.

image of Yellow and Green Dashes
Amber and Green FlashesDownload in progressNone.

Manufacturer Resources

Use the resource below for more detailed Easy Connect information on the CommScope TG4482.

Easy Connect Guide (PDF)

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