WiFi cable modems have wireless routers built-in to them. They are more commonly referred to as a modem router combo, and sometimes a gateway. They provide a wireless signal to many devices like TVs, PCs, game consoles, and more. The distance and speed the router operates depend on two main factors. The first is on what spectrum the WiFi cable modem operates on. Secondly, how the device is built itself, the number of antennas, and so forth.
WiFi modems are often more expensive than a traditional modem. This is because of the built-in router. WiFi modems also take up less space which some find more convenient. The most commonly used wireless today is wireless AC. Up and coming is wireless AX or WiFi 6. This makes wireless N technology out of date. Wireless N modems should be avoided at all costs. The newer technologies offer faster WiFi speeds and further wireless transmissions.
List Of WiFi Cable Modems
Easily view, sort, and search the list of WiFi cable modems. Modems highlighted in red were built with the bad Puma 6 chipset and are here for reference only. Modems in yellow are at or near end-of-life. This means support has or will run out soon. However, they are cheaper than other modems, Buy at your own discretion.
The Motorola MG7550 is one of the latest released WiFi cable modems. It features 16 download channels and 4 up. This cable modem can deliver speeds up to 686 Mbps with a built-in AC1900 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router with Power Boost. The MG7550 is certified by a number of leading cable service providers including Comcast […]
NETGEAR Orbi WiFi-6 Mesh Router AX4200
The NETGEAR Orbi Mesh Router system is ideal for homes 2,500 sq. ft. or larger. The AX4200 series comes in different packages, consisting of 1 to 3 RBS750 mesh extenders, and 1 RBR750 WiFi router. The bigger the package, the more you save. This Orbi series features the latest in-home WiFi, WiFi-6 (a.k.a. 802.11AX or […]
NETGEAR Nighthawk CAX80 WiFi 6 Modem
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 […]