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    Comcast   (11 Answers)

    Does this cable modem support Comcast (CO) cable services?

    By Anonymous April 3, 2014.

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      Yes. I bought it so wouldn't have to rent one from comcast.

      By Shaun April 25, 2014.

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      Download speed coming in is 105, why is wireless download speed only 30?   (10 Answers)

      Internet is Comcast Extreme 105. Ethernet connection to router produces download speeds around 88Mbps. However wireless download speeds range from 10.5 Mbps to 38 Mbps. How can I increase the wireless download speed? Will this router be sufficient or should I look for a different one?

      By K8Grape December 9, 2014.

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        I would go with a modem-only model. I found this unit to be a let-down in terms of wireless speed and connectivity. In doing further research the 6141 or 6183 models would be a better choice in conjunction with a router.

        By meagle December 28, 2014.

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        Will this work with Time Warner Cable internet?   (12 Answers)

        I have Time Warner Cable. Trying to get away from renting their modem and my regular router just died, so trying to combine to save money. Will this modem/router combo work?

        By Anonymous October 6, 2014.

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          Yes, this will work with a TWC connection.

          By CommunityAnswer November 12, 2014.

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          easy to install?   (11 Answers)

          I do no have all the computer smarts.can a woman install this or. Do I need a tech?

          By ellaquilt January 21, 2015.

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            Lol. I am a woman, and yes a woman can install it. it is very simple. You just plug it into the wall and plug your service cable into it and that's it. If you have a smart TV, you will need an Ethernet cord to plug into the device and the TV. Any other WiFi device should just require the password.

            By sunlitgreeneyes February 5, 2015.

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            Does this have a very strong wireless signal?   (11 Answers)

            Can it transmit a good wireless signal for gaming, tablets, etc if placed discreetly in a closet, or should I get a router as well?

            By Anonymous July 21, 2015.

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              I would not recommend putting this unit in a closet because wireless signals can be affected by interference. I had interference issues that turned out to have a lot to do with my ISP that I initially believed were related to the router.Regarding the router itself I had to tweak the settings a bit ( mainly security settings and the channel) to find the best signal for my wife's laptop. ( Their customer service is very helpful as well) I had to compromise a bit on the security settings , otherwise it would not allow Xbox live to connect. I also ultimately decided to hardwire the gaming console (via 100ft cat6 Ethernet cable) because it provided the most stable connection. Wired connection is outstanding as well as my wireless signal. If you want to run wireless with your gaming console, it is much easier to troubleshoot if you have a separate modem and router. I would not suggest a second wireless router because you will very likely encounter interference between the wireless signals. I had negative results trying to use range extenders. It seemed too troublesome to provision without the signal degrading or becoming very unstable. (most of the time BOTH unstable AND degraded signal) This particular router can cover a 200 foot radius. I hope my reply was helpful and helps save you a lot of time and aggravation.

              By Noteasilyimpressed August 13, 2015.

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              does this work with RCN   (3 Answers)

              Will this work with RCN

              By davidhj May 27, 2015.

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                Yes. This is the exact modem I am using.

                By AZhiker May 27, 2015.

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                WIFI range   (11 Answers)

                What is range of the wifi with this modem, can I go on the patio with it?

                By GlennO September 3, 2014.

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                  From my experience, it will probably reach your desired location but the perfomance leaves a lot to be desired. I would definitely recommend a different brand.

                  By Chooby October 28, 2014.

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                  Does Wave Broadband in WA State support this cable modem   (7 Answers)

                  By Breezer June 19, 2014.

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                    Yes this model should work with Wave Broadband; have a look at the support page. it gives all models they support. http://www.wavebroadband.com/support/internet/equipment/

                    By Sparkyztiger October 8, 2014.

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                    Does this work with Xfinity and how many ethernet ports are there?   (10 Answers)

                    By Anonymous December 9, 2015.

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                      Yes it is compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Charter, Bright House Networks and MOST Small Regional Cable Providers.

                      By randoreview April 1, 2016.

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                      Does it work with Att wireless   (9 Answers)

                      By Kymomac February 13, 2015.

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                        AT&T is DSL, this is a CABLE modem. There is nowhere to plug a phone line into this modem. Also, AT&T uses a proprietary modem if you have ATT U-Verse.

                        By consortitude May 3, 2015.

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