Most cable internet users have to pay their cable internet provider a monthly fee for the cable modem, if the modem is provided by the cable company. However they can save money in rental fees by purchasing a suitable cable modem. Since most people also require a WiFi connection at home, they prefer to purchase a modem router combo. One of the most affordable modem router combos available is the NETGEAR N600 Cable Modem Router, which can help the user save up to $120 per year in rental fees. This cable modem is compatible with Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Spectrum and other cable internet providers. It is not compatible with services which include voice.
The cable modem provided conforms to the latest DOCSIS 3.0 applicable standards and supports cable internet speeds of up to 340 Mbps. There are 8 channels for downloading and 4 channels for uploading data for reliable and efficient internet connectivity. The channel bonding ensures that the cable internet speeds are high during peak hours.The modem is designed for preventing denial of service attacks
The dual band N600 Wifi router has two bands with speeds of 300 Mbps each, conforming to the wifi technology standards 802.11n. The dual band wifi ensures that wifi interference is reduced to a great extent. The router has a better range compared to most other routers, making it ideal for large homes. There is provision for establishing a wifi connection by pushing a button to connect (WPS). When not in use, the wifi connection will be switched off, to save power. The wireless connections are secure conforming to the security standards WPA
Connectivity and activation
The internet connection can be easily established for computer, smartphones, iPads, tablets. The modem has two Gigabit wired Ethernet connections which are ideal for HD gaming, faster downloads and video streaming. There is also one USB port for data storage and transfer. The cable connection can be easily and quickly activated, with self activation option available for Comcast Xfinity. There is a provision for network access for guests, with a separate secure area which only the guests can use.
- DOCSIS 3.0 compatible cable modem supports internet speeds of upto 340 Mbps
- Dual band N600 wifi router for greater greater reliability and security , has a large range
- Two Ethernet ports and one USB port for wired connections
- Channel bonding ensures that connection speed is high during the peak hours, for 8 download, 4 upload channels
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