Cable Modem Stories November 28, 2016

expiredNetgear networking up to half off today, DOCSIS 3 Modem: $35, Range extender: $24, Gig Switches $15, Routers, more

If you want to up your networking game, Amazon’s Gold Box today has a ton of Netgear products at all time low prices.

You can always use a speed boost with Netgear Routers but also maybe time to dish the $5-$10/month cable modem fee from your bill with this $35 Docsis 3 Modem or include gigabit speed with this $100 option.

Extend your internet reach with Wifi Range extenders that start at $24. 

If you need you some Gigabit Ethernet, Netgear Switches ranging from 4 to rackable 24 ports range from $15 to $170.

You can’t lose here. Today only. 

Cable Modem Stories May 16, 2016


Update (5/17 1:00pm): Woot via Amazon has Motorola’s SURFboard SB6121 in Certified Refurbished condition for $29.99 Prime shipped (Orig. $70). Includes a 90-day warranty.

Woot via Amazon has the certified refurbished Motorola SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (SB6141) for $39.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s 60% below the original $100 price tag, matching the lowest it has been offered for on Amazon/our previous mention and the best price we can find by around $17.

It features download speeds up to 686 Mbps and upload speeds up to 131 Mbps. As we have covered previously, buying your own cable modem can be a great way to save on yearly rental fees and these SURFboard options are compatible with providers like “Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Charter, Time Warner, Mediacom, Bright House” and more. Be sure to double check with your ISP for compatibility. This model is the very best selling modem on Amazon and carries a 4+ star rating from nearly 9,500 customers. It ships with a 90-day warranty. 

We also spotted the certified refurbished Motorola SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (SB6183) on for $59.99 shipped (Amazon all-time low, best we can find by $40).

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Cable Modem Stories April 27, 2016

Motorola Arris SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (Refurb) $30 Prime shipped (Orig. up to $100)

Woot via Amazon is offering the Certified Refurbished Arris SURFboard SB6121 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (Black, 5.2 by 5.2-Inch) for $29.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s almost $70 below the original listing, matching our previous refurbished mention and the best price we can find. It is rated 4+ stars from over 320 Amazon customers and ships with “a minimum 90-day warranty.”

Cable Modem Stories April 21, 2016

expiredSave $10/month by owning your cable modem: NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 $47 Prime shipped (Reg. $60), more

Amazon offers the NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (model CM400-1AZNAS) for $46.99 Prime shipped. Today’s deal is a savings $23 off the original list price, down $14 from the regular going rate and a match for the lowest that Amazon has sold it for, which was a brief Lightning deal. 

Save roughly $120 per year by owning your cable modem (more info here). If you haven’t made the jump yet, today is an excellent opportunity. With DOCSIS 3.0 speeds and support for major ISPs like XFINITY, Time Warner, and more, you’ll be in good shape with this deal. Note: we do recommend confirming with your provider first. Additional features include 340Mbps download speeds and a gigabit ethernet port. Over 280 Amazon customers have rated this modem 4.3/5 stars.

If you’re in need of a complete network makeover, this modem is available in a larger bundle with NETGEAR’s N750 Dual-Band 802.11n wireless router for $119.96 shipped ($130 value).

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Cable Modem Stories April 19, 2016

expiredMotorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 SB6183 Cable Modem (Refurb) $64 shipped (Reg. $100)

Newegg via eBay offers the refurbished ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $64 shipped. That’s $33 off the regular sale price/ Amazon’s current listing for one in new condition and the lowest we’ve seen for it. A 1-year warranty applies. Features include:

  • Internet speeds up to 686 Mbps DOWNLOAD and 131 Mbps UPLOAD based on your Cable ISP subscription.
  • Ideal for streaming HD Video and gaming on multiple devices at a time

We’ve covered the benefits of owning your own cable modem in the past, which can save you $120 or more each year (based on $10/mo. rental fee). At that rate, you’ll easily pay for your cable modem purchase in a few months. This modem is compatible with mainstream service providers like Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Time Warner, and more. Note: we do recommend confirming with your ISP. It also features DOCSIS 3.0 technology, so you’ll be receiving some of the fastest consumer speeds available.

Cable Modem Stories March 17, 2016

expiredUpgrade your network w/ TP-LINK’s best-selling 802.11ac router + DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem: $120 shipped (~$150 value)

Newegg is offering a nice TP-LINK networking bundle this morning that will update your setup and increase your speeds. Not to mention, you’ll own your cable modem and drop the rental fee on your monthly bill.

You can grab the TP-LINK Archer C7 802.11ac wireless router + TC-7610 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for $119.99 shipped. This combo represents a $150 value, as the C7 typically goes for $92-$100 while the modem retails between $50-$60. Today’s deal is the lowest effective price that we’ve seen for each product in the last year and $10 less than our previous mention.

The TP-LINK Archer C7 is Amazon’s best-selling router, collecting a 4.2/5 star rating from 3,400+ reviewers. It features 802.11ac speeds, dual-band radios, two USB ports for file/printer sharing and four gigabit ethernet ports.

Meanwhile, TP-LINK’s TC-7610 Cable Modem features DOCSIS 3.0 speeds, supports 343Mbps down and 143Mbps up plus it has a gigabit ethernet port. This modem is compatible with popular ISPs like Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision and Bright House, although we recommend confirming before purchase. At Amazon, 443 customers have rated this modem 4.4/5 stars.

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