DOCSIS 3.0 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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DOCSIS 3.0 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.”

DOCSIS 3.0 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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DOCSIS 3.0 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.

DOCSIS 3.0 Stories January 3, 2016

expiredDitch the rental fees w/ this best-selling Motorola SurfBoard SB6141 Cable Modem: $55 shipped (Orig. $100)

Newegg’s official eBay storefront offers the Motorola ARRIS SurfBoard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $54.99 shipped. That’s $15 below Amazon’s asking price, $45 less than retail, and a match for the best we’ve ever seen. With this cable modem you can stop paying your service provider a monthly rental fee, saving you money in the long run. It’s currently the best-selling cable modem on Amazon with an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from nearly 8,000 reviewers.

Utilizing the power of DOCSIS 3.0, the SB6141 enables channel bonding of up to eight downstream channels and four upstream channels, which enables advanced multimedia services with data rates of over 300Mbps for received data and over 100Mbps when sending data.

Use your savings to buy a fast wireless AC router.

DOCSIS 3.0 Stories December 30, 2015

expiredNetworking: Linksys 802.11ac Router + Motorola SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $180 ($220+ value), more

Newegg has a handful of solid networking deals to upgrade your setup with the latest technology and speeds available to consumers. Chances are, you added a few devices this holiday season and your network is under increased stress. Pick up some new equipment to ensure that every gaming console, streaming media player and iPad is running at peak performance.

First up, Newegg has the Linksys WRT1200AC Dual-Band 802.11ac Wireless Router + Motorola ARRIS SurfBoard SB6183 Cable Modem for $179.99 shipped. This bundle represents a $220+ value as the router regularly goes for $120 or more and the modem for $100. Today’s deal represents effective low prices on each model.

The Linksys WRT1200AC router features dual-band connectivity, 802.11ac speeds, four gigabit and one USB port plus beam forming technology. Rated 4.1/5 stars. Motorola’s SurfBoard SB6183 Cable Modem offers speeds up to 668Mbps down and 131Mbps up, it has DOCSIS 3.0 capabilities and is compatible with popular ISPs like Comcast, Time Warner and more (confirm with your provider before purchase). Rated 4.5/5 stars by over 1,300 Amazon customers.

More networking deals at Newegg:

  • ZyXEL HomePlug AV2000 Powerline Adapter Kit: $60 w/ code EMCKNNT33 (Reg. $100)
  • TRENDnet Smart Switch w/ 802.11ac Wi-Fi Extender: $50 w/ code EMCKNNT43 (Reg. $68)
  • TRENDnet TEW-637AP 802.11n Wi-Fi Extender $15 w/ code EMCKNNT28 (Reg. $30)

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