Charter Compatible DOCSIS 3.0 Internet Modems
Modem list updated August 2016. Prices updated every hour.
Below are all the modems on the Charter Approved Modems List and that can be bought at Amazon, Walmart or Best Buy. We've gone through all of them to find the ones that can be purchased at major retailers.
Note the following policy from Charter: Effective July 26, 2012 For new Internet Customers and customers switching to our New Package Pricing, we will no longer allow customer-owned modems on our network. In order to provide our customers powerful and reliable Internet service at a great value, we will provide modems included in Internet pricing under our New Package Pricing. This notice can be found here near the top of the page under "Compliant Modems": Charter Policy on Customer Owned Modems for New Internet Customers and Customers Switching to New Package Pricing
If you're paying $7 a month to rent a modem from Charter, that's $84 a year or $420 over 5 years. You can buy a new one for less than that. There are used ones that will pay for themselves in less than 3 months.
Easy to install. Just hookup modem, open browser window on attached computer and follow the on-screen instructions.
DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems
All Charter Spectrum Internet Service subscribers, buy any of these DOCSIS 3.0 modems. If you subscribe to service over 60 Mbs, choose a modem with 8-channel download bonding to maximize your speed. They are the ARRIS/Motorola SBG6580, SB6141, SB6183 and SB6190. If you have telephone service with Charter too, you'll need a telephony or EMTA modem. The only readily available DOCSIS 3.0 model is the ARRIS TM822G. Here's a link to it at Amazon: ARRIS TM822G at Amazon.
All of these modems are high quality and have pretty much the same features, except of course those with routers built in. So don't worry too much about deciding which one to buy. Price should be a main factor in your buying decision. Buy one now and start saving those rental fees!Show All Modems: Show All Modems with Downstream Channels of:
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