What modem works best with Cox Cable?

Summary of Cox-compatible cable modems

  • MOTOROLA MB7420—Best for 25–150 Mbps plans: $76.61.
  • NETGEAR CM500—Runner-up for 25–150 Mbps plans: $59.50.
  • ARRIS SURFboard SB6190—Best for Cox Internet Ultimate plan: $99.99.
  • NETGEAR CM700—Runner-up for Cox Internet Ultimate plan: $87.97.

Will any modem work with Cox?

Yes! You absolutely can use your own modem with Cox internet. Before you go out and buy a modem though, it is worth mentioning that not just any modem will work with Cox internet. In fact, they require a DOCSIS 3.0 or 3.1 internet modem.

How much is a modem from Cox?

Like most ISPs, Cox charges fees for its Internet equipment. A single band Wi-Fi modem, for instance, costs $6.99 per month to rent, while purchasing the device costs $129.99. For a dual band Wi-Fi modem, rental is $9.99 per month, and purchasing costs are $149.99.

Does Cox provide free modem?

Free use of upgraded modem requires subscription to both Cox High Speed Internet and Cox Digital Telephone.

Do I need a modem and a router for Cox?

Cox Internet requires a DOCSIS 3.0 or higher modem (Gigablast and Ultimate service require 3.1). WiFi equipment meeting the 802.11ac standard is required for optimal wireless Ultimate and Gigablast performance. For current download/upload speeds for all Cox Internet tiers, visit the Speeds and Data Plans page.

How much does Cox charge to install a cable outlet?

If you need a new coax outlet installed, there will be a service charge. This charge may vary by market, but is usually around $75.

Whats the difference between router and modem?

Your modem is a box that connects your home network to the wider Internet. A router is a box that lets all of your wired and wireless devices use that Internet connection at once and also allows them to talk to one another without having to do so over the Internet.