[PLUG-TALK] Cable modems: rent or buy?
Michael M. Moore
moore.michael.m at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 14:21:43 PST 2011
On 03/01/2011 02:33 PM, Richard Powell wrote:
> From personal experience, the SMC modems provided by Comcast are flaky
> at best. They continually require reboot in order to reset their DHCP
> server which often crashes on a network of more than one local computer.
> Seen this happen at multiple locations.
> I prefer a Linksys that can be purchased from Best Buy or Frys. No more
> instability after replacing the SMC's at each location.
> So, if there's ANY savings at all to buying instead of renting, I
> recommend buying.
Thanks, Richard, John & Sean for the useful tips. I'll consolidate &
pass along this information.
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