Comcast tried to rent me a more expensive modem , more upsell tactics. Set up was very easy, the range is excellent, 2. I’ve logged an issue with Motorola, presumably this issue can be easily corrected with a firmware update. Just unplugged the old modem, connected the new one and then made a phone call to tech support Comcast as I needed to provide my MAC address to them. This allows me to keep an eye on temperatures during the winter. The chromecasts and wireless printer couldn’t be used since it kept losing connection.

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My new speed tests on the 3rd floor next to the router is about 70 to 80 down With the Arris I never hit anything over 32 Ms6442 unless it was 3: Really great tool, very reliable!

On the other hand, the device provided by the ISP has the advantage that it comes pre-configured and ready to be installed. If I had to do it again, I would.

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The only thing they could tell me was to change the channel that wasn’t so crowded and that somehow was the problem. Retrieved November, Available: Wireless Standards – If anything changes with the operation of this unit, I’ll update this review.


Motorola has a winner here. I work wirelesa home so it gets a lot of use and in IT security. Wireless gateways combine the functions of a wireless access pointa routerand often provide firewall functions as well. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Another advantage of using these devices is the ability for the company to troubleshoot and fix any problem via remote access, which is very convenient for most users.

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It was super easy. This item was extremely easy to setup and activate. I was having issues getting a wifi signal throughout my square foot home and out in the yard utilizing the Motorola Surfboard Gateway, of which I have had several models over the years.

The build quality is excellent. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I don’t see any cons other then the power cord having a bump at the plug which causes the brick to wobble and potentially come lose.

I wish it would have been available sooner. Full Wifi signal strength throughout the house.

So enter my new Netgear modem. Set gatfway was very easy, the range is excellent, 2. They provide network address translation NAT functionality, so multiple user can use the internet with a single public IP.


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With this modem I am hitting almost 90 Mbps. Which is how all modems should be made. Before I start my quick list of credentials are: Now my modem and router are on the 3rd floor and I wirelses on the second floor.

The AC definitely earns the 5 stars I am giving it. This allows me to keep an eye on temperatures during the winter.

This was installed in a condo with heavy 2. I have 3 sensors, 1 inside, 1 outside, and 1 in a storage compartment.

I didn’t experiment enough to find the length limit where the failure occurs Views Read Edit View history. The short version of the story is I spent gateqay next 6 weeks with terrible internet issues, which I thought was mostly Comcast’s fault after previous experiences