Includes modem and Wi-Fi router as well as support for Xfinity voice service. Features 24 download and eight upload channels. Ideal for Internet plans up to 600 Mbps. Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1750 Mbps.
Only works with Xfinity service from Comcast. Comcast will not provision this modem for Gig Speed services.
Approved for use with many cable providers. Capable of download speeds of up to 343 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 131 Mbps. Comes with two-year warranty.
Not compatible with AT&T, Verizon, or CenturyLink or with voice plans. Some buyers had issues activating this modem with their internet service provider.
Compatible with most cable providers. Provides internet speeds of up to 686 Mbps for download and 131 Mbps upload. Ideal for gaming and streaming HD video. Comes with two-year warranty.
Does not include a Wi-Fi router and is not compatible with Verizon, AT&T, or CenturyLink. The indicator LEDs are also very bright and can be distracting.
Works with many cable providers. Capable of speeds up to 1.4 Gbps for downloads and 262 Mbps for uploads. Comes with two-year warranty.
This modem uses the Intel Puma 6 chipset, which several buyers noted has a history of failing. Does not include Wi-Fi and isn't compatible with voice plans.
Excellent top speeds up to 2 Gbps. Has a small desktop footprint. Compatible with major cable providers. Features 2 gigabit ethernet ports. Boasts a simple setup. Provides reliably fast connection.
With only 2 ethernet port options, it’s not especially future-proof.
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Arris has a good line of cable modems, some which can also support other communication plans and features such as Xfinity's voice service. Like other cable modems, each model is rated for a different upload and download speed, which affects how fast pages, videos, audio, and other web applications will work. Higher numbers in the ratings, especially in the gigabytes range, are better for playing games or streaming videos where large files need to be transferred quickly, especially over a WiFi network with a connected router. Pay attention to ISP compatibility as well since many Arris modems only work with Comcast.