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Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

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Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

Is there a faster Modem with better WiFi that is compatable with Xfinity Home besides the one we are leasing? Cisco DPC3941T

I would not have to use a additional router to broadcast the WiFi for streaming 4K ?

Options??

Regular Contributor

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

https://pickmymodem.com/approved-modems-for-xfinity-internet-service/

 

As to the better WIFI you're better off going away from a combined gateway and getting a better router for WIFI.  

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Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

SVG2482AC Arris Surfboard is the modem I was looking, Ill check the link you posted. 

Thank you!!

 

Authorized Vendor

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI


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https://pickmymodem.com/approved-modems-for-xfinity-internet-service/

 

As to the better WIFI you're better off going away from a combined gateway and getting a better router for WIFI.  


I wouldnt point people outside of a xfinity\comcast site due to the fact you dont know how much it is updated or if it is updated..  The https://mydeviceinfo.xfinity.com/ site is updated when a new modem gets approved\new servcies are added or when a device is EOL..  So it should always be up-2-date..

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Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI


@ wrote:

Is there a faster Modem with better WiFi that is compatable with Xfinity Home besides the one we are leasing? Cisco DPC3941T

I would not have to use a additional router to broadcast the WiFi for streaming 4K ?

Options??


Do you have Xfinity Home as well?  The automation?

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Gamer.. Living the dream one catastrophe at a time Smiley Happy ..
Problem Solver

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI


@ wrote:

SVG2482AC Arris Surfboard is the modem I was looking, Ill check the link you posted. 

Thank you!!

 


FYI - that modem is known to have the badly flawed Intel Puma 6 chipset. 

 

https://www.dslreports.com/hardware/ARRIS-SVG2482AC-h4552


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New Poster

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

Yes I do have Xfinity Home

New Poster

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI

Ugh, ok thank you! 

What would you recommend? I want fastest possible $300 max

Expert

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI


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Yes I do have Xfinity Home


An FYI. If you use a retail router / gateway device instead of a Comcast supplied XB3 or XB6 device, Comcast's additional sidecar security router would need to be tech installed to be compatible with their Xfinity home security system.....

Expert

Re: Faster Modem??? Better WiFI


wrote:

wrote:

Yes I do have Xfinity Home


An FYI. If you use a retail router / gateway device instead of a Comcast supplied XB3 or XB6 device, Comcast's additional sidecar security router would need to be tech installed to be compatible with their Xfinity home security system.....


And another FYI:  installing the sidecar was a no-charge installation for me as an Xfinity Home customer.