Cable modem

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Sat Jan 3 01:49:52 UTC 2015

Any cable modem you purchase will most likely be docsis3 compliant and
it will be a modem/router. The only question is, do you want wireless.

Be sure to check with Comcast for modems that work on their network.
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On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 7:46 PM, Scott Blair <scott.blair at> wrote:
> I am asking this question here because the people that I know on Facebook
> nor my
> friends are not tech savvy.
> Comcast is raising the cost of renting the modem this year and it is at the
> point
> where it will be cheaper to buy one. Most I have looked at will pay for
> themselves
> less than a year.
> My question is: should I get a cable modem with built in router or buy a
> modem and router
> separately? The cost is almost the same, depending on getting an expensive
> router. Either
> way I look at it, it will pay for itself less than 2 years no matter which
> way I go.
> What are your thoughts?
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