Most people have a number of devices in their home which are connected on the Wifi network. Having a separate cable modem is expensive, increases the wiring and space required, and also reduces the reliability. Hence it is better to purchase the ARRIS Surfboard Cable Modem Router Combo since it is combines 3 different products , a cable modem, Wifi router and Gigabit router. The modem router is approved for most of the widely used cable internet service providers in the United States like Cox, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum which include Brighthouse networks, Time Warner and Charter. However it is not compatible with AT&T,Century link and Verizon or plans which include a phone connection.
The internet connection speed for the Arris SBG10 varies depending on the cable connection, with a speed of up to 400 Mbps for Spectrum, 300 Mbps for Cox and an even lower connection speed for Comcast Xfinity. There are 16 channels for downloading data, and four channels for uploading data . In addition to IPV4, it also supports the latest IPV6 internet standard.
The modem router has an AC1600 Concurrent Wifi router with dual frequency bands of 2.4 Ghz and 5.0 Ghz. Wifi beamforming technology is used in the router to maximize the coverage of the router and better performance. The router is compatible with 802.11 ac standards
Connectivity and hardware
The device has two ethernet ports each rated for one GB data transfer for a ultra fast wired network connection used for gaming, smart TV . The cable modem is compatible with DOCISIS 3.0 standards. Purchasing the inexpensive modem helps the internet user save the money spent on monthly cable internet fees. The compact device does not take up much space. Setup of the cable modem is easy and quick. The specified cable connections like coaxial cable, power, ethernet connections have to be made, after which the the connection is activated from the ISPs page. Then the Wifi network should be then set up. A warranty of two years is offered on the modem
- combines high speed cable modem with dual band Wifi router for greater reliability, less wiring
- speed varies depending on the cable internet service being used with maximum speed of 400 Mbps
- dual-band Wifi with speeds 2.4 Ghz/5 Ghz, uses beamforming technology for better coverage
- there are sixteen download channels, four upload channels for data transfer
- cable modem conforms to DOCSIS 3.0 modem standards
- quick and simple setup of modem, wifi network
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