[nmglug] considering comcast/xfinity

Anthony J. Bentley anthony at anjbe.name
Sun Jun 7 12:45:36 PDT 2020

John Osmon writes:
> I regularly find DOCSIS 3.0 modems like the Motorola Surfboard
> at Thrift stores for around $5.

I had an older Surfboard (SB6121) lying around when I signed up for
Comcast in February, but apparently Comcast's stated policy is they
no longer activate connections with such old modems, and I couldn't
get mine to work, so buyer beware.

Anthony J. Bentley

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