Buy A Time Warner / Bright House / Spectrum
Approved Cable Modem

A guide to finding a modem that works with your Internet Service

All Time Warner / Bright House / Spectrum Compatible Modems

Modem list updated September 2017. Prices updated every hour.

Charter has now bought Time Warner and Bright House TV and internet businesses and is beginning the process of rebranding it Spectrum. You can still buy your own modems. (If you're not in a former Time Warner/Bright House area and have Spectrum internet, go here to find modems: Charter Approved Modems.)

Below are all the modems on the Time Warner/Spectrum Approved 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. (See Bright House Approved Modem List - Same as Time Warner)

If you're paying $10 a month to rent a modem from Time Warner or Bright House, that's $120 a year or $600 over 5 years. You can buy a new one that will pay for itself in less than one year.

Easy to install. Just call your internet company and give them the Cable Modem ID (MAC address) and drop off your old leased modem with them. (Instructions for finding your MAC Address)

Note: If you have Time Warner phone service, you can buy one of these modems for internet service. You then keep your old Time Warner modem for phone service, and Time Warner will not charge you for rental fees. Here's a helpful link on Time Warner's site: Instructions for connecting 2 modems (Scroll down to "Activate a purchased modem - Internet & TWC Phone Customer" and then click on "Set up and activate your modem".) Basically you just need a splitter to run one cable to your phone modem and one to your new internet modem.


DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems

Cable Modem Buying Tips and FAQ's

Time Warner, Bright House, Road Runner or Spectrum customers who subscribe to Turbo, Extreme or Ultimate Internet Service or others who want to upgrade to faster services in the future, buy any of these DOCSIS 3.0 modems. To maximize download speeds, customers with 100 Mbps service should buy a modem with at least 8 download channels. For 300 Mbps plans, buy one with at least 16 download channels.

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

MFR Model Wifi D/U Chs.Down/Up Channels Amazon New Amazon Used Best Buy Walmart Sales Rank*
ARRIS / MotorolaSB6121No4/4See Price
@Amazon
$22.99
Amazon
N/AN/A#28
ARRIS / MotorolaSBG6580N6008/4$87.99
Amazon
$29.99
Amazon
N/A$95.99
Walmart
#13
ARRIS / MotorolaSB6141No8/4See Price
@Amazon
$38.17
Amazon
$49.99
Best Buy
N/A#2
NetgearC3000N3008/4$89.52
Amazon
$40.00
Amazon
$89.99
Best Buy
$89.97
Walmart
#23
NetgearC3700N6008/4$97.99
Amazon
$48.40
Amazon
$97.99
Best Buy
N/A#18
NetgearCG3000D-v2N4508/4$99.95
Amazon
$24.99
Amazon
N/AN/A#32
ARRIS / MotorolaSB6183No16/4See Price
@Amazon
$43.49
Amazon
$79.99
Best Buy
$69.90
Walmart
#5
NetgearC6300AC-175016/4$153.05
Amazon
$69.00
Amazon
$179.99
Best Buy
$179.99
Walmart
#25
Zoom5354N3008/4$79.43
Amazon
$52.00
Amazon
N/AN/A
ARRIS / MotorolaSB6190No32/8$97.99
Amazon
$61.50
Amazon
$109.99
Best Buy
$97.99
Walmart
#1
ARRISSBG6700AC-16008/4$96.18
Amazon
$71.91
Amazon
$98.99
Best Buy
$99.90
Walmart
#29
ARRISSBG6900AC-190016/4$153.99
Amazon
$89.58
Amazon
$153.99
Best Buy
$159.00
Walmart
#17
ASUSCM-16No16/4$73.00
Amazon
$57.96
Amazon
N/AN/A
D-LinkDCM301No8/4See Price
@Amazon
$31.77
Amazon
N/AN/A#22
LinksysCM3024No24/8$89.95
Amazon
$75.00
Amazon
N/A$119.97
Walmart
#31
LinksysCM3008No8/4$59.97
Amazon
$24.99
Amazon
N/A$59.97
Walmart
#36
MotorolaMB7420No16/4$69.90
Amazon
$64.96
Amazon
$69.99
Best Buy
N/A#9
MotorolaMG7550AC-190016/4$177.90
Amazon
$151.22
Amazon
N/A$178.00
Walmart
#7
MotorolaMB7220No8/4$53.00
Amazon
$19.95
Amazon
$53.99
Best Buy
$53.00
Walmart
#34
MotorolaMG7310N3008/4See Price
@Amazon
$62.93
Amazon
$69.99
Best Buy
N/A#26
MotorolaMG7315N4508/4$99.99
Amazon
$84.99
Amazon
N/AN/A#6
NetgearC7000-100NASAC-190024/8$199.99
Amazon
$175.00
Amazon
$199.99
Best Buy
N/A#14
NetgearCM600No24/8$127.99
Amazon
$79.99
Amazon
$129.99
Best Buy
$129.99
Walmart
#38
NetgearCM500-100NASNo16/4$59.99
Amazon
N/A$69.99
Best Buy
$69.99
Walmart
#10
NetgearC6250-100NASAC-160016/4$112.21
Amazon
$80.00
Amazon
$149.99
Best Buy
N/A#35
NetgearCM400No8/4$39.99
Amazon
$33.00
Amazon
$53.99
Best Buy
$59.99
Walmart
#4
NetgearC3000v2N3008/4$89.52
Amazon
$40.00
Amazon
N/AN/A
SMCD3CM1604No16/4$56.00
Amazon
$27.50
Amazon
N/AN/A
TP-LinkCR700AC-175016/4$139.99
Amazon
$80.00
Amazon
N/A$139.99
Walmart
#30
TP-LinkTC-7620No16/4$64.99
Amazon
$55.85
Amazon
$64.99
Best Buy
$69.94
Walmart
#19
TP-LinkCR500AC-120016/4See Price
@Amazon
$106.97
Amazon
N/AN/A
TP-LinkTC-7610No8/4$39.99
Amazon
$34.00
Amazon
N/AN/A#24
TP-LinkTC-W7960N3008/4$69.98
Amazon
$74.91
Amazon
N/A$79.99
Walmart
#12
Zoom5370No16/4$64.90
Amazon
$51.92
Amazon
N/AN/A#33
Zoom5345No8/4$39.99
Amazon
$40.00
Amazon
N/AN/A#27
ARRISSBG6400N3008/4See Price
@Amazon
$38.60
Amazon
$99.99
Best Buy
N/A#20

*Sales Rank is based on Amazon's best selling cable modem list as of September 16, 2017

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Price / Features Comparison

See every approved retail modem's price and features in an easily sorted and searchable table:

Comcast

Comcast Business

Cox

Charter

Cable ONE

Suddenlink

Time Warner/Road Runner/Bright House


Price / Features Comparison

See every approved retail modem's price and features in an easily sorted and searchable table:

Comcast

Comcast Business

Cox

Charter

Cable ONE

Suddenlink

Time Warner/Road Runner/Bright House


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