Wi-Fi Modem/router

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Looking for something better than what my cable company provides. We do a lot of streaming and the one I have cuts outs a lot when to many thing are on. Any recommendations thanks
 

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Looking for something better than what my cable company provides. We do a lot of streaming and the one I have cuts outs a lot when to many thing are on. Any recommendations thanks
Anything's better than what you get with the provider.
First, what speeds are you subscribed for?
Second, find a cable modem that supports higher than that speed and is on the the compatibility list for your provider.
It should be plug and play replacing their cable modem, but you also might need to call them if it's not.
 

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Are you looking for an all in one, or a modem and then a router? The reason I ask is I find there are much better options having a separate router rather than using a combo router/modem for cable.

But, here are some that worked well for me before.
https://www.amazon.com/ARRIS-SURFbo...n_feature_eleven_browse-bin:17369500011&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/Netgear-C625...944&sr=1-6&keywords=cable+wireless+modem+16x8

https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-Nigh...44&sr=1-19&keywords=cable+wireless+modem+16x8
 

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As long as it work better than this one it doesn’t have to be an all in one
 

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As long as it work better than this one it doesn’t have to be an all in one
Shit, then get anything and it will be better :)

Seriously, get a modem rated for faster speed than you get and your speed will go up. I've always had good service with ARRIS modems, the Motorola ones will work to spec but the ARRIS ones are more reliable and are faster.

Pl
 

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Make sure you have enough speed to handle streaming. You can also go into your router (depending on what you get) and do QoS for specific types of traffic.
 

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I would suggest finding out what modems/routers your ISP supports. Certain ISP's wont help you with any issues you may have in the future if something were to go wrong with the modem/router you decide to go with. My ISP told me that if one of their customers has a Nighthawk router, they will not help them with any issues because in their contract, they stated that they've had issues with that router and cannot do anything to fix the issues with that router.
 

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Who is your ISP? I have comcast/xfinity until I moved and did great with a high end arris modem.

I use a Netgear Orbi setup for my house because I had trouble getting good wifi everywhere otherwise.
 
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