NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80 3.1 WiFi 6 Modem Router


​The NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80 is the first and only DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem with a built-in WiFi-6 router. WiFi-6 is also known as 802.11AX.  WiFi 6 is the latest generation of WiFi that is four times faster than Wireless AC. Not only that, it provides further travel of wireless signals in and outside of the home. This modem/router combo features all of the latest technology. The CAX80 will be the last cable modem you will need for decades to come. 



  • DOCSIS 3.0 / 3.1
  • USB Port For Sharing Printer or Drive On Network
  • AX6000 – WiFi 6 Router Built-in
  • Not For Voice

NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80 Features

​The Nighthawk CAX80 is also backwards compatible to DOCSIS 3.0. 3.0 is what most households use to date. However, this is rapidly changing and will be the most widely used within the next two years. 

  • First DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with a Built-In WiFi 6 Router
  • Capable Of Multi-Gig Wired and Wireless Speeds
  • USB 3.0 Port For Easy Network Sharing Of Printer or Hard Drive
  • Link Aggregation Support
  • Easy Setup and Management With the Free Nighthawk App

Nighthawk CAX80 Manufacturer Description

Experience the future of WiFi with the latest blazing-fast WiFi 6 technology. Enjoy 4 times the capacity, improved performance, and up to 10X faster download speeds with the DOCSIS® 3.1 Cable Modem and a future-proof router ready for the fastest WiFi available. Now you can enjoy lag-free gaming.

NETGEAR Nighthawk

CAX80 ISP Compatibility

Nighthawk CAX80 Approved Modems Review

Just What The Doctor Ordered

I am glad to finally see Netgear take the lead on a cable modem class. The CAX80 promises to be a best seller by the end of 2020. It has everything that a modem should have in today’s ever-advancing cable internet. With everyone and everything, and I mean everything, relying on the Internet, this is just what we need. 

Phil – – 06/14/2020

Nighthawk CAX80 User Manuals & Guides

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