do you pay a rental fee for this new modem?
If you mean the XHome modem, no. And the installation is included in the XHome installation.
I find XHome Services VERY helpful.
@ComcastAndrew is correct. If you need more information or clarification on what is included in your package, feel free to reach out in a private message. To send a private message click on my name "ComcastChe", then click private message me.