Many people have a cable internet connection at home, since it is reliable and cost effective. However they usually have to pay fees for the renting the WiFi router and cable modem, which may be as high as $168 per year. Hence to save some money in annual fees, these internet users can purchase a NETGEAR Nighthawk Modem Router Combo which is compatible with major cable providers like Cox, Spectrum and Comcast. However, the modem is not compatible with other cable providers like AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink. DirecTV and bundled voice service providers.
Internet connection Speed and coverage
The modem is suitable for cable connections of internet speed upto 400 Mbps for a reliable connection used for HD streaming,gaming and other applications. It will provide WiFi coverage for a area of approximately 1800 square feet with amplified antennas, Beamforming technology which boosts the range. Thirty or less devices can be connected to the modem router with a speed of up to 1900 Mbps. The router will choose between dual bands to reduce the interference and maximize the speed for the smart devices which are connected wirelessly to the modem.
The modem router has four Ethernet ports rated at 1 GB, USB ports, so that the user can connect the modem to a large number of gadgets like computers, game boxes, printers, external storage drives, and other gadgets
Technology and security
The modem is compatible with DOCSIS 3.0 and is designed with 24 X 8 channel bonding. The modem is suitable for families with children since it includes parental controls. The modem supports WPA and WEP security protocols for wireless connections for greater security.
For setup, the coaxial cable should first connected to the modem router. Then the user can connect an ethernet cable to the modem, and activate it on the computer using the setup procedure described on screen or contact the cable provider for activation
- Modem router supports internet speed of 400 Mbps and wireless speed of 1900 Mbps
- WiFi coverage area of approximately 1800 square feet and a maximum of thirty devices can be connected to the modem router
- Beamforming technology, antenna amplification, dual band selection ensure high quality wifi network
- Compatible with the DOCSIS 3.0 standards for cable modem
- Content can be censored used parental controls
- To ensure data is secure the modem router is compatible with WEP/WPA security
- USB ports and Four 1GB ethernet ports allow multiple devices to be connected to the modem router
- Easy to install or setup, multiple options available
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Specification: NETGEAR Nighthawk Modem Router Combo