Atlantic Broadband Modems & WiFi Routers List

Atlantic Broadband Modems List 2021
List of compatible Atlantic Broadband modems. These modems are also approved for Metrocast, which is now part of Atlantic Broadband.  ​Check your account online or your bill if you are unsure of what service speed you subscribe to. Bear in mind any future service upgrades you may subscribe to so you can find a modem that is future-proof. Note: Third-party cable modems with voice are not permitted at this time with Atlantic Broadband. See the Atlantic Broadband modems list below.

Best Atlantic Broadband Modems By Tier

Atlantic Broadband Service TierBest Cable Modem (No WiFi)Best WiFi Cable Modem
Essential PlusNETGEAR CM500ARRIS SBG10
ExtremeARRIS SB8200ARRIS SBG8300
GigaedgeARRIS SB8200ARRIS SBG8300

Best Standard Cable Modem (No WiFi)

NETGEAR CM500 Cable Modem

With the CM500’s 16×4 channel bonding, this modem will handle Atlantic Broadband speeds up to 250 Mbps. This includes Starter, Essential, and Essential Plus service tiers. The more channels, the faster the modem will download and upload content.  See below for WiFi cable modems for Atlantic Broadband.

Best Atlantic WiFi Cable Modem/Router

ARRIS SURFboard SBG10 WiFi Cable Modem

The SBG10 is a 16×4 cable modem with a built-in AC1600 wireless router. The router operates up to 1600 Mbps for wired transmissions via the two Ethernet ports on the back of the modem.

Best DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

All DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems to date are compatible with DOCSIS 3.0 with 32×8 channel bonding. These modems are needed for Extreme and Gigaedge services but are compatible with all Atlantic Broadband services.

ARRIS SURFboard SBG8300 3.1 WiFi Cable Modem

The SBG8300 is a DOCSIS 3.1 modem with a built-in router. The router has 4 Ethernet ports for wired connections and wireless AC2350. The SBG8300 can be used with the ARRIS SURFboard Manager App and is also compatible with Amazon Alexa.

Atlantic Broadband Modems Compatibility List

Here is a complete list of retail cable modems that are compatible with Atlantic Broadband Internet Services. All are DOCSIS 3.0 and IPv6 compatible unless otherwise noted. Atlantic Broadband now only supports DOCSIS 3.0 / 3.1 cable modems. ​

Brand & ModelDOCSIS 3.0 / 3.1Top Supported Speed TierBuilt-In RouterBuy
ARRIS SBG83003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)AC2350Check Price
Motorola MB86003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)AC1600Check Price
NETGEAR CM12003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)NOCheck Price
NETGEAR C78003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)AC3200Check Price
NETGEAR CM5003.0 / 16×4Premier (250 Mbps)NOCheck Price
NETGEAR CM6003.0 / 24×8Premier (250 Mbps)NOCheck Price
NETGEAR CM10003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)NOCheck Price
ARRIS SB82003.0 / 3.1Gigaedge (1 Gbps)NOCheck Price
ARRIS SBG6900AC3.0 / 16×4Premier (250 Mbps)AC1900Check Price
NETGEAR C62503.0 / 16×4Premier (250 Mbps)AC1600Check Price
NETGEAR C69003.0 / 24×8Premier (250 Mbps)AC1900Check Price
NETGEAR C70003.0 / 24×8Premier (250 Mbps)AC1900Check Price

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Atlantic Broadband part of Comcast?

Atlantic Broadband is a subsidiary of Atlantic Power Corporation, a publicly-traded company listed on the NYSE American Exchange. Atlantic Power also operates Atlantic Wind and Atlantic Solar through Atlantic Renewable Energy Corporation. Atlantic Broadband’s services are independently marketed to customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia as well as Washington DC through Atlantic Broadband L.L.C.

2. How can I increase my Internet speed with Atlantic Broadband?

If you are not using the correct modem for your service tier, you can be losing out on speed. If your modem doesn’t have the correct number of download channels, this will hinder performance. Additionally, if you are using a poor router with your modem, wireless speeds and distances will be lagging. Wireless AC is the current standard and offers the fastest wireless speeds and distance of signal transmissions. Compare your modem and router here.

3. What is the best cable modem for Atlantic Broadband?

This greatly depends on your subscribed speed and what you do online (watch TV, email, play games, etc.). Additionally, you must decide if you’d like a standard cable modem or a WiFi cable modem. Be sure to check out the compatible Atlantic Broadband modems list here before you buy.

4. Is Netflix free with Atlantic Broadband?

Netflix is a third-party application that Atlantic Broadband does not offer with its gateway service. Atlantic Broadband offers Atlantic Video which features OnDemand movies, TV shows, and personalized recommendations from your favorite providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more! Visit or download the Atlantic Video app to experience Atlantic’s new video services for free on most current generation Apple® and Android™ devices. In Atlantic Broadband areas where Atlantic Video is available, you can receive up to 12 Atlantic Video channels each month at no additional charge but may be subject to data usage fees if you exceed your monthly data plan allowance (if applicable). To see if Atlantic Video is available in your area visit

5. What devices are needed to receive Atlantic Broadband?

Atlantic Broadband is available through home WiFi routers, tablets, smart TVs, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and other mobile devices that support WiFi capabilities. Atlantic Broadband does not require any special equipment or set-top boxes to receive our gateway service. A Gateway device is included with certain Atlantic internet packages at no additional cost (min 12 mos agreement required). Visit for more information on Atlantic broadband equipment. Atlantic Broadband customers in certain areas require a Neighborhood Gateway device.

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Atlantic Broadband is a leading provider of internet, TV, and phone services in the United States. We hope this article has been helpful in finding the Atlantic Broadband modem or wifi router for your home. f you want help deciding which one is best suited for your individual needs please contact us today!

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