Since most cable internet companies are charging a fee of up to $120 a year for cable modem rentals, most of the cable internet users are interested in purchasing a cable modem to save money on these rental fees. If the internet user has a cable internet connection from spectrum (legacy charter and Time Warner cable), Comcast Xfinity and Cox, they can opt for a Asus Modem Router Combo which combines a cable modem with a WiFi router, since this device is certified by these companies. The modem router is ideal for homes which have a large number of devices which are used for streaming, gaming and also downloading data simultaneously.
The data transfer speed for the Asus CM-32 modem 802.11 ac internet connection is up to 1734 Mbps and can be used for any cable internet service for download speed up to 1.3 Gbps. The speed for the dual band internet connection is 2.4 GHz, and 5 GHz making it suitable for high speed live streaming and gaming
The modem has four Gigabit Ethernet ports for LAN connection, one RJ45 port for WAN connectivity , and two USB ports for connecting printers, and external storage . They can be also used to access data stored remotely using Apple cloud. There is one port for connecting a coaxial cable.
The modem router has a AC2600 Wifi router with dual bands of speed 2.4 Ghz /5 Ghz. The router has four Wifi antennas for transmitting and receiving which increase the transmission sensitivity and range. The power of the router is fine-tuned using a sophisticated technology and the beamforming technology with AIRadar provides high quality Wifi connectivity which Asus claims is better than other routers. It is optimized for homes with multiple devices connected on WiFi. The user does not have to waste time setting up the Wifi network since the CM-32 router is pre-configured. It has a network name which is unique, and password printed on the lower side of the router
The cable modem with 32X8 channel bonding technology is compatible with docsis 3.0 standard for cable modems. The modem has a Intel Puma combined processor at a speed of 1.6 GHz. The device requires AC input of 110V – 240 V at 50-60 Hz, DC output voltage of 19 Volt.
- Combines cable modem with router, suitable for spectrum, cox and comcast
- Cable download speed 1.3 GBps , dual channel Wifi at 2.4 Ghz/5 Ghz
- Has four Gigabit ethernet ports, two USB ports for external data storage, printers
- Four antennas for better WiFi connectivity and range , with beamforming technology
- No wifi setup is required, since user name and password are printed on the router
- Compatible with Docsis 3.0 standards with 32 X 8 channel bonding