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The NETGEAR CM500 cable modem is ideal for XFINITY Blast and Extreme customers. However, it is compatible with almost every cable provider. The CM500 is for speed tiers mostly up to 300 Mbps. ​It is Cable Labs and DOCSIS 3.0 certified and is 16X faster than 2.0 devices.

The latest release from Motorola in the line of cable modem router combos is the Motorola MG8702. As with most other new releases, the MG8702 is a DOCSIS 3.1 modem. It also features a built-in AC3200 WiFi Router. With that said, it does not feature the newest WiFi 6 (802.11AX) standard.

The Motorola MG7550 is one of the latest released WiFi cable modems. It features 16 download channels and 4 up. This cable modem can deliver speeds up to 686 Mbps with a built-in AC1900 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router with Power Boost. The MG7550 is certified by a number of leading cable service providers including Comcast XFINITY internet tiers of 300 and lower.

The Motorola MG7540 features 16 x 4 channel bonding and has a built-in AC1600 WiFi router. This cable modem also has a firewall and the Broadcom cable modem chipset provides security from Denial of Service attacks. This is important because modems with the Intel Puma 6 chipset has caused problems for many.

The ARRIS SURFboard SBG6782AC is a little different from most cable modems. What sets it apart is its MoCA ability. MoCA allows for a different type of wired connection via the homes’ existing coax wiring. With a MoCA adapter at the opposite end of this modem/router, you can connect to the internet via a coax jack.

Unique to its kind is the NETGEAR Orbi CBR40 Whole Home WiFi Router w/ built-in cable modem. With one main unit and a satellite unit that can be placed anywhere in the home, WiFi coverage is no longer hit and miss. With the new Fastlane 3 technology,

The ARRIS SURFboard T25 is exclusively made for XFINITY voice subscribers with any Internet tiers up to 10 Gbps. The T25 is one of the newest Comcast voice modems available to buy and is DOCSIS 3.1 ready. This modem will have to be used with a separate WiFi router. The T25 does not have a built-in router.

The NETGEAR Nighthawk CM2000 is one of the latest modems released by Netgear under the Nighthawk lineup. The CM2000 can support speeds up to 2.5 Gbps, which really future-proofs this modem. It is compatible with most cable companies including Comcast XFINITY residential and business.