This blog is about the Huawei HG612 EchoLife VDSL2 modem-router.
The HG612 is supplied by BT OpenReach as the Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE) for its Fibre To The Cabinet (FTTC) service.
Currently, the HG612 serves as the OpenReach demarcation point for FTTC products provided by all other ISPs.
The blog explores the methods for unlocking this device to enhance its security and functionality. This includes modifying the firmware to obtain line statistics from the xDSL layer.