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Should I upgrade to the xb3 modem?

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Should I upgrade to the xb3 modem?

Should I trade in my current modem (arris tm722g) and router (linksys cisco e2000) for the new xb3 modem/router? It is what a technician recommended we do. I do not know if he was just saying in order to increase our monthly rental price since we currently pay $8 a month for our modem. Also our current router (the linksys) does not support the wireless protocol 802.11ac, and the xb3 does. Would this maybe make a difference in wi-fi speeds?

 

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Re: Should I upgrade to the xb3 modem?

Probably, depending on your speed tier.  The 722 is getting old and the E2500 performance has never impressed me, even when it was new.

 

Any devices you have with dual bands will see improved performance with the XB3 dual band gateway.

 

More downstream channels is always a good thing with the XB3 vs the 722.




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