Best Cable Modem Router Combo

Publish Date: December 17, 2021

Best Cable Modems and Router Combo

If you see your monthly bill you would know that your provider (like Comcast) charges you a monthly equipment rental fee which is somewhere around $10-$15 per month. Do you want to save the monthly equipment rental fee? To get rid this monthly charge, all you need to do is to purchase your own Modem/Router combo device and return the provider’s gateway back to them.
In this article I will list out the best cable modems and routers that you can use with most of cable operators such as Comcast, Spectrum, COX etc.

Motorola MT7711

The Motorola MT7711 is a 3-in-1 solution (Modem + WiFi Router + Voice gateway) that saves you money. It comes with our 2-year quality agreement and free support. If you’re looking for a budget friendly device, you can choose this.
Motorola MT7711

Features
  • DOCSIS 3.0 – 24×8 cable modem (supporting 24 downstream and 8 upstream channels)
  • Compatible with Xfinity cable plans up to 800 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 5 with dual bands (2.4GHz and 5.0Ghz)
  • Wireless Type: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 2 Phone ports
  • 2 USB ports
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1900 Megabits per second

ARRIS SURFboard SVG2482AC

The SURFboard SVG2482AC is a 24×8 (24 downstream x 8 upstream) DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, with built-in Wi-Fi and 2 telephony ports, compatible with Xfinity internet & voice service.
ARRIS SURFboard SVG2482AC

Features
  • DOCSIS 3.0 – 24×8 cable modem (supporting 24 downstream and 8 upstream channels)
  • Compatible with Xfinity cable plans up to 800 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 5 with dual bands (2.4GHz and 5.0Ghz)
  • Wireless Type: 802.11ac
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 2 Phone ports
  • 2 USB ports
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1750 Megabits per second

NETGEAR Nighthawk C7100V

The Netgear Nighthawk C7100V is an excellent 3-in-one modem and router with voice, and is precisely what everyone needs for bundled cable package.
NETGEAR Nighthawk C7100V

Features
  • DOCSIS 3.0 – 24×8 cable modem (supporting 24 downstream and 8 upstream channels)
  • Compatible with Xfinity cable plans up to 800 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 5 with dual bands (2.4GHz and 5.0Ghz)
  • Wireless Type: 802.11ac
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 2 Phone ports
  • 2 USB ports
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1900 Megabits per second

NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX30S

The Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream WiFi 6 DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem router is built to deliver Multi-Gigabit Internet and Wireless speed for better performance on all your smart home devices even when your family is busy streaming, gaming or browsing during Internet rush hour. It does not have telephony ports so it cannot be used for voice. If you are not using telephone and want to experience the latest WiFi 6 technology, Nighthawk CAX30S definitely worth checking out.
NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX30S

Features
  • 90-days NETGEAR Armor (Advanced cyber threat protection) included for free
  • 1.5Ghz dual-core processor to efficiently handle the multi-gig LAN/WAN traffic
  • Inbuilt VPN support
  • NAT and SPI Firewall
  • DOCSIS 3.1 – 32×8 channel bonding (backwards compatible with DOCSIS 3.0)
  • Compatible with cable plans up to 2Gbps
  • Wi-Fi 6 with dual bands
  • Wireless Type: 802.11ax
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet port aggregation supported
  • 1 USB port
  • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 2.7 Gbps

NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80

The Nighthawk CAX80 is the Big-B of CAX30S. It includes everything offered by CAX30S plus higher data transfer rate of up to 6 Gbps. If you’re an online gamer and streams a lot of 4K UHD content at the same time, the Nighthawk CAX80 will never disappoint you. Like its younger sibling, it does not have telephony port so cannot be used for voice.
NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80

Features
  • 90-days NETGEAR Armor (Advanced cyber threat protection) included for free
  • 1.5Ghz dual-core processor to efficiently handle the multi-gig LAN/WAN traffic
  • Inbuilt VPN support
  • NAT and SPI Firewall
  • DOCSIS 3.1 – 32×8 channel bonding (backwards compatible with DOCSIS 3.0)
  • Compatible with cable plans up to 2Gbps
  • Wi-Fi 6 with dual bands
  • Wireless Type: 802.11ax
  • Four Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • One 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet port aggregation supported
  • 1 USB port
  • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 6 Gbps

Motorola MG8725

Motorola MG8725 supports fast internet plans with DOCSIS 3.1 (backwards compatible with 32×8 DOCSIS 3.0). It features one 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port and three 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connections. This AX6000 4×4 router delivers downstream data rate up to 3,780 Mbps and upstream data rate up to 800 Mbps.
Motorola MG8725

Features
  • Power Boost™, Range Boost, and AnyBeam WiFi beamforming
  • DOCSIS 3.1 – AX6000 4×4 router
  • Approved by Xfinity, Cox and Spectrum for Plans Up to 1200 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 6 with dual bands
  • Wireless Type: 802.11ax
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • One 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port
  • WiFi speed up to 1200 Mbps at 2.4 GHz
  • WiFi speed up to 4800 Mbps at 5.0 GHz
  • Setup in minutes using the motosync app
  • Networking and security features like Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), VPN passthrough, Attack Protection, IP/MAC/Port filtering etc.

 

If you’re already using any one these routers, you can leave the comment and let me know how they are performing for you!



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