Many cable internet users wish to combine their phone connection with a cable modem and router to save space, reduce wiring and for greater convenience. While there are many modem router combos available, there are only few combos which also have phone ports. The MOTOROLA MT7711 Cable Modem Router Combo is one of the few cable internet modems which also has a wifi router and also has two phone ports. However this modem requires Comcast Xfinity X1 and Xfinity, and is approved for these cable internet connections.The user will not have to pay modem rental fees of $156 annually. However it will not work with other internet service providers.
The cable modem is compatible with DOCSIS 3.0 and has 24 download channels, 8 upload channels, making it ideal for those who have a large number of wireless devices in their home or office. It is recommended by Comcast for their internet service Xfinity for for internet speeds of 400 Mbps. The maximum speed of this internet connection is 600 Mbps . The chip-set from Broadcom used in the modem is designed to block DDOS attacks
The AC1900 Wifi router is of dual band type , with frequencies of 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz for high speed connectivity. A large number of gadgets like smartphones, tablets, laptops can be connected to the router. For better wireless range and performance the router incorporates power boost, using WiFi amplifiers to increase the signal level to the maximum permissible level possible. The anybeam type beamforming, ensures that the wireless signal is focused only on the client for better range and reliability.
Ethernet and phone
For wired connections which are more reliable, the modem has four Ethernet ports, speed 1 Gigabit. There is one phone jack which works for any voice service from Xfinity. The second phone port should be used only if the modem user has subscribed to the enhanced Xfinity two line service. This service will replace landline phone rental charges. All features of Xfinity voice are available like Caller id being displayed on the TV screen. There is a battery backup option which allows the phone to be used even if there is no power supply
- Combines high speed cable modem 24X8 for speeds of upto 600 Mbps, with Wifi router and voice ports for phone calls
- Can be only used with Comcast Xfinity X1, Xfinity, not other internet services
- Eliminate cable modem and phone rental charges
- AC1900 router for high speed Wifi, with power boost, beamforming technology for greater range, reliability and performance.
- Saves space and wiring with compact design
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Specification: MOTOROLA MT7711 Cable Modem Router Combo