Cable modem

William Scott Lockwood III scott at
Sat Jan 3 01:52:56 UTC 2015

On Jan 2, 2015 7:47 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
> 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?
> --
> Scott Blair

I have always thought it best to keep them separate so as to give me the
maximum amount of control, and to keep Comcast as far out of my network as
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