Enhanced Managed Wifi and FDC IQ Apps

Do you have the Enhanced Managed Wifi package from Forked Deer?  Well there is an App for that!  The FDC IQ App is available at Google Play Store for Android and Apple App Store for iOS devices.  The FDC IQ App is a smartphone app that puts you in control of your home Wi-Fi network.

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  • Forgotten your WIFI network name or password?  No problem! You can now change this information anytime you want directly from the app. No need to pick up the phone and call anyone to make a simple fix yourself.
  • Are you concerned about how much time your kids are spending looking at screens? Parents or grandparents can now create healthy habits for screen time directly in the app.
  • Do your kids take their devices to bed and stay up late looking at their screens?  Create bedtime routines so that your child's devices get disconnected from the internet at a set time, and don't reconnect until the next morning.
  • Tired of giving your network name and password to friends and family when they come over? Create a guest network they can connect to without needing your actual network information. Text it directly to anyone you want to have access.
  • Concerned that your neighbors might be connecting to your Wi-Fi network?  Get alerts anytime a new device is connected, and see all devices connected at any time in the dashboard.
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ENHANCED MANAGED WIFI

The Enhanced Managed Wifi service is able to install and run applications for this router providing increased insights into your home network.  The apps available today are ExperienceIQTM and ProtectIQTM.  Enhanced Managed Wifi offers the ability to use these applications to protect your home devices from external threats in this digital age.  Digital engagement is today's normal.  Schools are allowing many students to attend classes from home.  Employers are allowing remote working as opposed to driving into an office at a rapidly increasing rate.  ExperienceIQTM enables Subscribers to leverage digital connectivity and prioritize communications.  This app also enables parents and guardians to minimize the online media distractions.  ExperienceIQTM provides additional flexibility to create guest networks for short-term use and turn-off access quickly.  The following apps provided these features:

  • ExperienceIQTM - "Create balance, prioritize and manage your home Wi-Fi with ExperienceIQTM."  A service that protects children or grandchildren from harmful or inappropriate content, limits screen time on devices or applications, and displays online usage through our enhanced parental control app. It also enables you to prioritize types of traffic or devices on your network.
    • Are you concerned about your children or grandchildren seeing inappropriate content online?
      Provide a safer internet experience based on what YOU feel is appropriate. You can now block entire categories of content (like pornography or violence).
    • Are you concerned about how much time your children are spending on apps like TikTok or Fortnite?
      It is very easy for kids to get lost in these social applications.  Now, you can set time limits to create healthier routines and enforce boundaries.
    • Are you worried about what your kids might accidentally see on YouTube?
      YouTube has great content for your kids, but it also has lots of content you likely don't think is appropriate. YouTube Restriction keeps your kids safer by blocking specific videos AND blocking comments displayed under videos.
    • Do you know how much time your kids are spending on their devices, or on specific applications?
      With usage data get insight into how your children are using technology and create healthy boundaries.
    • Are you tired of battling for bandwidth against your family?
      With more devices connected in our homes every day, conflicts can occur. You can now prioritize application groups (like work apps during the day, and streaming apps in the evening) or devices (like your work laptop) to make sure the most important devices have dedicated bandwidth.
    • Do you work from home?
      Set a priority for your work laptop to make sure you always have the bandwidth you need for video conferences. Are you a gamer? Set a priority when you are gaming to make sure your gaming traffic is prioritized. Are you a streaming family? Give priority to all your streaming traffic so no one gets the spinning wheel of "not enough bandwidth".

 

  • ProtectIQTM - A network-level security service that protects ALL devices connected to your home network. If it's connected, it's protected!  Digital threats intend to disrupt network and internet communications for businesses and families.  These emerging threats are unique to now common environments.  Your devices are important to daily life activities.  ProtectIQTM provides multilayered increased security, 24/7 functionality to compliment the commercial grade protection provided by the Enhanced Managed Wifi router.  Using ProtectIQTM increases multi-layered, extended, dynamic security protection for your network devices.  ProtectIQTM is updated daily and does not require any additional equipment.
    • Do you worry about the security of your connected devices?
      Hackers continue to get more sophisticated finding new ways to gain access and create havoc in our networks. You need a solution that protects ALL of the devices in your network.
    • When was the last time you updated the virus protection for your smart doorbell or thermostat?
      Virus protection solutions (like Norton or McAfee) don't protect everything. They might protect a laptop or desktop, but there is no protection for your smart home devices. You can't install virus protection on a Nest Thermostat or Ring Doorbell.
    • How many times have you ignored the suggested updates for virus protection you might have installed on a computer?
      ProtectIQ updates every single week, automatically protecting you from a growth list of known threats, for every connected device in your home. No manual update requried.
    • Did you know hackers can push into your home network through unprotected connected devices?
      Devices like Amazon Echo, Nest, security cameras, and even our phones are constantly pushing data back to the Cloud. Hackers are constantly looking to steal this information, but with Intrusion Prevention Settings you can rest assured that ProtectIQ is constantly monitoring the traffic in your network to block intrusions and threats.

 

  • Future Application Capabilities - software developers are designing and creating new applications to increase the capabilities of the platform for our Enhanced Managed Wifi Subscribers to provide increased security, protected connectivity, and to help parents provide children with a safe connection to the Internet.

 

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FDC IQ HOW TO Videos

  • HowTo Setup FDC IQ Video - Gerry Dee, our Calix friend, created a simple video to walk Subscribers through setting up their wifi and the FDC IQ app.
  • ProtectIQ - a brief introduction of ProtectIQ App functions and capabilities.