There are bascially 2 differences between self-install and VIP installation:
- VIP installation costs $30+taxes. Technician will unbox modem, connect it, wait for the modem to boot up and to ensure it is properly connected.
- Self-install is free. The technician will hand over the modem in the box to you
Here are the instructions given by Fizz: https://fizz.ca/en/faq/how-install-my-wi-fi-modem
If you are comfortable to plug in and connect the modem, then you should be fine with the self installation.
Everything else is the same. Both self-install and VIP install include:
- installing coaxial cable from outside line to your home.
- testing the coaxial line to ensure proper signal strength.