Making VoIP Work with Menatelecom

I have decided to post this hopefully helpful guide to people on Menatelecom who are having problems with VoIP.

A short intro to the problem I was having (and if it relates to your). I’m currently subscribed to one of the home packages from Menatelecom. They provide you with a WiMAX modem that is also a router, and routers, due to NAT, end up hiding the devices behind your network from the Internet.…

Menatelecom Unlocks

I’m not sure when this has exactly happened, but I found this out a few weeks ago. I decided for some random reason to visit Menatelecom‘s Motorola web interface (aka the WiMax modem, default IP 192.168.15.1). I tried the default password: “motorola” and nothing, my hopes were dashed. I tried the next obvious password: “menatelecom” and bang the status page opens up!!

Yep, it seems like Menatelecom have finally unlocked their devices!…

Review: Menatelecom WiMax

It has been just over a month that I have been using a new ISP (switched from Batelco to Menatelecom). So far the experience has been great, but of course like anything there are pros and cons. I am subscribed to the 2Mbps, 12GB cap package that costs BD30/month plus BD3 for the WiMax device rental.

The device is simply a single port router (Motorola CPEi 750), similar to cable modems in some countries.…