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    will this work with CenturyLink on 20 mbps?   (10 Answers)

    By GM May 20, 2015.

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      NO, not anymore! They're trying to switch all their internet service over to some certain type of technology, so this modem is no longer "approved." I ended up on the phone with Tech Support from Centurylink for over an hour trying to figure out why this stupid thing didn't work. Took them that long to actually check their list and figure it out!

      By Christine June 18, 2016.

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      Does this work with AT&T DSL?   (10 Answers)

      We are looking to get AT%T dsl direct. They require a modem to install.

      By Anonymous October 4, 2014.

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        Yes I successfully set it up with ATT DSL

        By Bulldozer December 12, 2014.

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        Will this work with Windstream?   (4 Answers)

        By Ron November 16, 2015.

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          Yes but windstream will act like its your router when its there connection problem, been round and round with them

          By bigbass972 December 19, 2015.

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          what is the range   (6 Answers)

          By Anonymous January 16, 2015.

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            I live in a large house. If the router is placed near the middle, it covers over a 2500 sq feet house.

            By IYAAYAS January 24, 2015.

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            do ethernet ports work even when wireless modem is turned off   (10 Answers)

            to reduce exposure we turn off wireless modem when not in use. Would the Ethernet ports still be on?

            By Cathy October 8, 2014.

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              Depends on what you mean by "turn off". If you mean "unplug from electricity", the Ethernet ports won't work, because the modem is off. It needs power to run. If by "turn off" you mean "there are no LEDs on the Modem when I turn it off", yeah, it's dead. There are some models that can be powered by the Ethernet cords themselves, but that requires Power over Ethernet support, and the devices connected to the modem to be giving Power over Ethernet... you likely don't have that in your home. If you mean "turn off the Wireless broadcast from the menu," Wireless and Ethernet work independently. Ethernet will work even if Wireless is turned off, generally there is no way to disable ethernet ports on most household-grade modems.

              By MikeG December 17, 2014.

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              Verizon Fios Cable   (5 Answers)

              Hi does this router work with Verizon Fios cable ?

              By Troy December 14, 2014.

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                yes

                By jonnybanknote April 22, 2016.

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                is it comcast/xfinity compatible   (8 Answers)

                and does it have battery back up

                By slh April 28, 2015.

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                  No, this device is NOT compatible with Comcast/Xfinity. It is to be used with DSL-type providers (not cable). It does not have a battery backup, but configuration settings are persistent across power off/on. Just plug it into a regular home UPC.

                  By JustANormalGuy April 3, 2016.

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                  Does this router work with Time Warner?   (5 Answers)

                  By Anonymous March 17, 2015.

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                    This is a DSL modem. You will need a cable modem.

                    By Aggiebq86 April 23, 2015.

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                    will it work to replace my xfinity cable modem? I have the triple play bundle.   (5 Answers)

                    By Anonymous September 4, 2015.

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                      No, you would need to contact xfinity for a modern. You can get whatever router you want, though.

                      By da3dsoul November 4, 2015.

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                      Is this compatible with a Mac?   (9 Answers)

                      By Anonymous January 16, 2015.

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                        My SB6183 has a power cord, a coax cable, and an ethernet cable. We have the ethernet cable plugged into an Apple Airport Extreme. When everyone has all their devices on (iMAC, iPOD(s), iPAD(s), MacBook(s), iPhone(s), Android(s), and Windows box(s)) we have about 20 happy (mostly) MAC customers.. I would say, "Yes, it's compatible with 20+ MACs."

                        By afmarks January 16, 2015.

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