Midco Cable Modems

Find the best cable modem for use with your Midco service tier. From Midco Internet 50 to Midco Gig, we can help you find the right modem for your needs. The modems featured on this page have all been tested and certified by Midco. When you buy your own modem, you can save money on your cable bill.


Best Midco Cable Modem


A standard cable modem has no WiFi capabilities. It can be used with a single device via an Ethernet cable or connected to a router with WiFi capabilities.


ARRIS SURFboard SB6141 Cable Modem

  • The best selling cable modem of all time
  • Great for Midco tiers up to Internet 150
  • The modem only can be used with a separate router of choice
  • Compatible with most other major cable companies as well
  • 8 download / 4 upload channels provide faster processing
  • Supports IPv4 & IPv6, IPv6 being the latest Internet standard​
  • View More Info – ARRIS SURFboard SB6141


Manufacturer Modem Model # DOCSIS 3.0
DOCSIS 3.1
3.0 Channels
Down x Up
Top Midco
Tier
Type & Speed
Netgear C7800 3.1 32×8 Gig Internet AC3250
Cisco DPC3010 3.0 8×4 Internet 150
Cisco DPC3008 3.0 8×4 Internet 150
Motorola MB8600 (Amazon) 3.1 32×8 Gig Internet
Arris SB6141 3.0 8×4 Internet 150
Arris SB8200 3.1 32×8 Gig Internet
Motorola SBG6782AC 3.0 8×4 Internet 150 AC1750
Netgear CM1000 3.1 32×8 Gig Internet
Netgear CM1200 3.1 32×8 Gig Internet
Zoom 5341J 3.0 8×4 Internet 150
ARRIS SBG6950-AC2 3.0 16×4 Internet 150 AC1900
ARRIS SBG7400-AC2 3.0 24×8 Internet 150 AC2350

FAQ About Midco Cable Modems


What is the best cable modem for Midco?
We believe the SB6141 is the best cable modem for Midco tiers 150 or lower for the reasons listed above. Other modems for Midco upper tiers are listed above as well. However, if you are looking for a WiFi cable modem, see the table below.


Does Midco offer a free cable modem?
No. You can lease a modem from Midco with free tech support or you can buy your own. If you lease, you will continue to pay a monthly fee for use of the modem until it is returned to Midco. View a list of compatible modems above.


How do I reset my Midco Modem?
Occasionally, you may need to reboot your modem for it to reset and work properly. You can easily do this by unplugging the modem, waiting at least 30 seconds, and then plugging it back in. If you have a router connected, you should reset it as well with the same directions.


NETGEAR CM1200 Multi-Gig DOCSIS 3.1 Modem

​​ ​Netgear recently released the new CM1200 DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem. The NETGEAR CM1200 can support speeds up to 2 Gbps, which really future-proofs this modem. It is compatible with most cable companies including Comcast XFINITY residential and business, Cox, Sparklight (Cable One), Spectrum, and more. The CM1200 also has 4 built-in gigabit ports for Multi-IP address support. ​ . NETGEAR CM1200 …

NETGEAR CM1200 Multi-Gig DOCSIS 3.1 Modem Read More »

ARRIS SB6141 8×4 SURFboard Cable Modem

The ARRIS SURFboard SB6141 is the best selling cable modem of all time. In short, the main reason is that it was built to work with most cable providers. Most importantly,