Below are all the modems on the Charter Spectrum 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.
If you're paying $7 a month to rent a modem from Charter Spectrum,
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.
All Charter Spectrum Internet Service
subscribers, buy any of these
DOCSIS 3.0 or DOCSIS 3.1 modems. If you subscribe to plan up to 100 Mbps, choose a modem with 8 downstream channels to maximize your speed. For plans up to 300 Mbps, buy one with at least 16 downstream channels. For higher speed plans, but a modem with 32 downstream channels. If you
have telephone service with Charter Spectrum too, these won't work.
This list also includes minimally qualifed modems. You can read more about that here: Minimally Qualified Modems. Click on a row's green button and it will say if it is.
All of these modems are high quality and have pretty much the same features, except for number of downstream channels and 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!
You can click on any column header to sort that column. Also, you can narrow down your search by typing in the search box. For example, if you want to see only modems with Wifi-AC routers, type "ac" in the search box. Clicking on any price takes you to the retailer.
D/U Chs. = Down / Up Channels
*Sales Rank is based on analysis of retailer's sales.
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"You may also choose to buy a modem that has passed minimal testing to confirm that it won't cause harm to our network. Though permitted for use on our network, we recommend against using Minimally Qualified Modems because they haven't been tested to confirm their ability to deliver your purchased internet service speed."
"Note: If you attempt to install your own device from our authorized modems list that doesn't meet the speed tier you ordered or if we can't determine the device qualification, you'll get a message that notifies you of this, and you'll be asked to acknowledge this before you proceed."
Price / Features Comparison
See every approved retail modem's price and features in an easily sorted and searchable table: