I recently upgraded my internet service to include phone. I previously had an Arris SB8141 modem and a NetGear AC1750 dual band gigabit router. I was always being told by Comcast that the SB8141 3.0 docsis was at its END OF LIFE and I should upgrade the modem to a 3.1 docsis modem. I do realize that this modem can't be used for phone. Currently I have the TG1682G (XB3) Gateway. Comcast told be at the time of installation, that it was a 3.1 docsis. No it isnt. They said I need an (XB6). Can anyone recommend a good modem that includes phone to use with my Netgear AC1750. I have been seeing that 3.0 docsis equipment is ok to use. My plan is for 75Mbps Blast which Comcast has upgraded to 100 Mbps at no extra charge. I dont want to rent the current equipment anymore, and I want to use my router instead of it just sitting there gathering dust.
Ok...I checked out that modem and found some others that might work....TM822R by Arris and the CM500V by Netgear.
I have 24 download and 8 upload. Some of these have 8 upload and 4 download. Will that make any difference?
Also the TM822R is an eMTA. Can I use this one as well?