View the full list of DOCSIS 3.1 modems below. DOCSIS 3.1 is still developing across the country. However, some businesses and even some households are using DOCSIS 3.1 technology today. If you subscribe to Gigabit plans such as XFINITY 1 Gig or Gigabit Pro, Cable One GigaOne, or Mediacom Xtream Gig, you’ll need a DOCSIS 3.1 modem. Some may be offered only through your cable company. However, some companies may let you buy your own modem.
3.1 Modems For XFINITY, COX and More
|Brand / MPN||WiFi / Modem Router||Voice Compatibility||Top Speed||Est. Price|
|ARRIS SURFboard S33||No||No||2.5 Gbps||$199.99|
|ARRIS SURFboard G34 / G36||WiFi-6||No||2.5 Gbps||Not Released|
|ARRIS SURFboard SB8200||No||No||1 Gbps||$142.11|
|ARRIS SURFboard SBG8300||AC2350||No||1 Gbps||$296.00|
|ARRIS SURFboard T25||No||Yes||1 Gbps||$177.00|
|ASUS CMAX6000||AX6000||No||1 Gbps||$349.99|
|NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80||AX6000||No||1.2 Gbps||$384.00|
|NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX30 / CAX30S||AX2700||No||1 Gbps||$312.18|
|NETGEAR CM1000||No||No||1 Gbps||$169.99|
|NETGEAR CM1150V||No||Yes||1 Gbps||$249.99|
|NETGEAR CM1200||No||No||2 Gbps||$199.99|
|NETGEAR CM2000||No||No||2.5 Gbps||$199.99|
|NETGEAR CM2050V||No||Yes||2.5 Gbps||$242.97|
|NETGEAR Nighthawk C7800||AC3200||No||1 Gbps||$329.99|
|NETGEAR Orbi CBR750||AX4200||No||1 Gbps||$379.99|
|Motorola Zoom MG8702||AC3200||No||1 Gbps||$269.99|
|Motorola MB8611||No||No||2.5 Gbps||$149.99|
DOCSIS 3.1 vs DOCSIS 3.0
DOCSIS 3.1 can provide download speeds up to 10 Gbps and upload speeds up to 1 Gbps. On the other side, DOCSIS 3.0 can provide for download speeds up to 1 Gbps and 300 Mbps upload speeds. Additionally, with each upgrade in DOCSIS comes higher security.
Some Internet Providers such as Midco and Mediacom tell their customers they can only only use a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem.
Best DOCSIS 3.1 Modem
The ARRIS SB8200 is the top DOCSIS 3.1 modem in terms of number of units sold. It also has the best feedback among Comcast 1 Gig and COX Gigablast subscribers. The SB8200 is perfect for 1000 Mbps tiers and lower. With a price point of only $149.99, it also the cheapest DOCSIS 3.1 modem available today. View more about the ARRIS SURFboard SB8200.