[nmglug] considering comcast/xfinity

John Osmon josmon at rigozsaurus.com
Sun Jun 7 12:37:44 PDT 2020

I regularly find DOCSIS 3.0 modems like the Motorola Surfboard
at Thrift stores for around $5.

On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 01:19:28PM -0600, Anthony J. Bentley wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Mark Galassi writes:
> > techies in Santa Fe: considering switching from uswest/qwest/centurylink
> > (which will not do good speeds downtown) to xfinity/comcast (which says
> > they will).  i'll try it for a month. any advice on what cable modem
> > hardware to get? any other things to consider for downtown santa fe
> > broadband?
> In Albuquerque, I use a Motorola SB6141. I bought it because it has
> one cable jack and one ethernet port; I wanted to use my own wireless
> router. It only supports about 300 Mbps max (my own service isn't
> anywhere close to that); if you want something faster and don't mind
> bringing your own router, one of the bigger models like SB6190 or SB8200
> is the first direction I'd look.
> -- 
> Anthony J. Bentley
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