Most homes, offices require a cable modem for cable internet and a Wifi router for the wifi network, and some additional wiring is required to connect the router and modem. They usually have to rent the cable modem from the cable internet service provider paying annual rental fees of more than $130 annually. Hence to save money and space, cable internet users can purchase a MOTOROLA MG7315 Cable Modem Plus Router which can be used with Charter spectrum, comcast xfinity and Cox. However, users should be aware that the modem is not compatible with fiber optic, DSL or satellite services from AT&AT, Century Link and Verizon.
The modem uses 8X4 channel bonding technology and is compatible with DOCSIS 3.0 standards for cable modems. The actual cable internet speed supported is up to 145 Mbps. For Wifi connections, the maximum speed is 450 Mps
The N450 Gigabit Router for Wifi inbuilt is a single band router, with a frequency of 2.4 Ghz. The router has a power boost incorporated using WiFi power amplifiers so that a large number of devices like smartphones, tablets, notebooks, gaming stations, Amazon echo, fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Google home and Roku can be connected. These amplifiers will boost the Wifi signal to the maximum limit possible, increasing the range and speed. The anybeam beamforming which is used in the router focuses the signal on the wireless client, to improve the range and the performance.
Connectivity and hardware
The modem router has four GigE 10/100/1000 ethernet ports to connect to Mac, windows computers, streaming TV devices, gaming stations. It has a firewall inbuilt for security. The chipset used in the cable modem is from Broadcom, secures against DDOS attacks. The device does not have any telephone jack.
- Cable internet data transfer speed is 145 Mbps, Wifi network speed limit is 450 Mbps
- Combines modem with router eliminating wiring, reducing size, and ensuring greater reliability
- Includes a firewall for security and chipset designed for protection against DDOS attacks
- Single band Wifi router has amplifiers and uses anybeam beamforming for greater range, reliability and performance of the wifi network
- Can be used with a wide range of cable internet services like Comcast Xfinity,, cox, Mediacom, cCableone, Brighthouse and Charter Spectrum
- Inexpensive and compact in size, vertical design, ensures that less shelf space is required, and the cooling is better, improving the life of the modem router
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