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DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:47 am

So I am switching ISPs and I have the chance of purchasing my own Cable Modem. So whats the Best one? It has to be DOCSIS 3.0 compliant.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:20 am

I've been happy with my Motorola Surfboard.

edit: it's the 6120 mentioned below.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:35 am

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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:38 am

I have the same one mentioned above. Have been using 24/7 for several months... great so far.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:39 am

riviera74 wrote:Choose this one.
...or the equally-capable SB6121.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:26 pm

I have the Arris TM722 ( http://www.arrisi.com/consumer/ )
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:30 pm

Moto 6120 here as well. Though my local cable carrier has a specific list of approved modems. So the reseller ISP I have only allows certain ones, and on top of that certain firmware levels. Same reseller ISP in another region has a different local cable carrier, so diff list of modems AND firmwares etc etc if you live there. In short, be carefull the model and FW will work I guess. If I bought a 6120 from Ontario it wouldn't be stable in Quebec. BUT if I bought a 6120 from Quebec and lived in Ontario the carrier would push the FW change (not the case the other way around). :roll: Canada :roll: :D
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:52 pm

Check with your service provider, they may have a list of approved models and may reject anything not on the list. Or not.

I'm happy with my Motorola surfboard, for what it's worth.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:09 pm

mnecaise wrote:Check with your service provider, they may have a list of approved models and may reject anything not on the list. Or not.



Its pretty open. The list only stipulates that is has to be a DOCSIS 3.0 one. I guess its pretty unanimous that it will be the Moto Surboard.
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Re: DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Postposted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:36 pm

tanker27 wrote:Its pretty open. The list only stipulates that is has to be a DOCSIS 3.0 one. I guess its pretty unanimous that it will be the Moto Surboard.

Did you not even take my consideration for a single second?

More reading about the Arris -vs- the Motorola:

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r266653 ... rd-SB5101-

http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Moto ... dems-87502
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