Suddenlink Approved DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 2.0 Cable Modems

Modem list updated August 2015. Prices updated every hour.
Below are all the modems on the Suddenlink Approved Cable Modem 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.

Easy to install. Just hookup modem, open web browser on attached computer and follow the on-screen instructions.


DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems

Cable Modem Buying Tips and FAQ's

All Suddenlink Internet Service users: Effective July 1, 2015 all customers must buy a modem with at least 8 channels downstream, these are listed below. Customer with higher than 200 Mbs plans need to rent or buy directly from Suddenlink.

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 the most important factor.

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ARRIS / Motorola SB6141 SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

The ARRIS / Motorola SB6141 is the updated version of their popular SB6121. It has 8-channel downstream bonding and 4-channel upstream, twice the maximum download speed of the SB6121 (though the SB6121 is fast enough for almost all current internet plans.) Supports IPv6 and IPv4 addressing. Works with Windows, Mac, or Linux computers.

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  • 4.6/5 (6,776 ratings counted at all sellers)

33% of July's visitors who bought a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, bought this one.

ARRIS / Motorola SB6183 SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

The ARRIS / Motorola SB6183 is the latest version in their Surfboard series. With 16-channel downstream bonding and 4-channel upstream, it can handle the fastest internet plans. Unless you subscribe to one of those plans or really want to future-proof well into the future, you probably don't need this modem. Supports IPv6 and IPv4 addressing. Works with Windows, Mac, or Linux computers.

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  • 4.6/5 (342 ratings counted at all sellers)

6% of July's visitors who bought a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, bought this one.

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ARRIS / Motorola SBG6580 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway Wireless Cable Modem

The ARRIS / Motorola SBG6580 has a built-in dual band wireless-N router. It also has 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports. 8-channel bonding downstream, 4-channel upstream. Supports IPv6 and IPv4 addressing. Works with Windows, Mac, or Linux computers.

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  • 3.8/5 (4,221 ratings counted at all sellers)

9% of July's visitors who bought a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, bought this one.

ARRIS / Motorola SBG6782 SURFboard eXtreme 802.11ac DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem and 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet Router

The ARRIS / Motorola SBG6782 is the latest modem from ARRIS/Motorola. It has a built-in wireless-AC router, for the fastest WIFI speeds. It also has 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports. We normally don't recommend modem/router combos, but this is an exception. 8-channel downstream, and 4-channel up and is a few inches bigger than other modems. Supports IPv6 and IPv4 addressing. Works with Windows, Mac, or Linux computers.

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  • 4.2/5 (832 ratings counted at all sellers)

3% of July's visitors who bought a DOCSIS 3.0 modem, bought this one.

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