Cable modem

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


On Jan 2, 2015 7:47 PM, "Scott Blair" <scott.blair at gmail.com> 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?
>
> --
>
>
> 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
possible.
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