NETGEAR CM500 XFINITY Compatible Modem

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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.

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Top Speed300 Mbps
DOCSIS 3.0
Channel Bonding16 x 4
WiFiNo
VoiceNo
NETGEAR CM500

NETGEAR CM500 Features

  • CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified – Compatible with Comcast XFINITY, TWC, Charter Spectrum, Cox & more. See the full approval list below
  • Fast web self-activation for XFINITY customers—Get connected without a service call – Activate XFINITY Modem
  • 16 download & 4 upload channels. The more channels the better
  • Ideal for streaming HD & 4k video & gaming on multiple devices at one time with at least 50 Mbps plans
  • Gigabit Ethernet port can be connected to a router or single PC or another device

Netgear CM500 FAQ

Does The CM500 Have WiFi?

No, however, it can be used with any separate WiFi router. Some people prefer two pieces of equipment. In case a problem arises, it is cheaper to replace each part individually than one combination unit. 

Is The Netgear CM500 Compatible With Comcast XFINITY?

Yes it is approved by Comcast. View a list of other compatible providers here.

Is The CM500 A Router?

No, the CM500 is only a cable modem. A modem is required by Internet providers to access their network. There are modems that have built-in routers and modem only units. You can find more info here on our site.


CM500 ISP Compatibility

  • Atlantic Broadband
  • Blue Ridge
  • Comcast Business
  • Comcast XFINITY
  • COX
  • Mediacom
  • NewWave
  • Northland
  • Optimum
  • Sparklight
  • Spectrum
  • Wave Broadband
  • WoW

Product Description From NETGEAR

This High-Speed Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet with speeds up to 680 Mbps. The cable modem is certified by all major cable Internet providers. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides fast access and downloads. The cable modem supports the assignment of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses by cable Internet providers.

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NETGEAR CM500 XFINITY Compatible Modem • Approved Modems

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 approved

Product SKU: CM500

Product Brand: NETGEAR

Product Currency: USD

Product Price: 62.99

Price Valid Until: 2020-12-31

Product In-Stock: InStock

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