[PLUG-TALK] going to go with Xfinity aka comcast

Rigel Hope gnu at rigelhope.org
Sat Apr 21 20:15:02 PDT 2018


if you want a modem i have a couple i would be happy to offer for free.
they dont have enough channels to work with the speed i wanted, and comcast
actually started injecting javascript into my web traffic to notify me
about this (only nonsecure traffic, FWIW). i asked them to turn that crap
off, and they did, but i got eventually got a better tp-link modem.

i picked the modems up at the goodwill bins originally. they are free and
clear, license/id wise.

On Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 7:02 PM, Drew G. Wallace <drewgwallace at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Arris is also what I use. Don't skimp on the coaxial cable between the
> modem and ISP's point of demarcation, the waveforms WILL suffer from signal
> loss. You don't need to empty your wallet on the latest 3.1 DOCSIS modem in
> many cases, but be ready to push back if support tries to place blame on a
> "incompatibile" 3.0 modem or not using their rented equipment when calling
> in to report a problem on a 10/1 connection.
>
> Cross-version compatibility has been maintained across all versions of
> DOCSIS, with the devices falling back to the highest supported version in
> common between both endpoints: cable modem (CM) and cable modem termination
> system (CMTS). For example, if one has a cable modem that only supports
> DOCSIS 1.0, and the system is running 2.0, the connection will be
> established at DOCSIS 1.0 data rates.
> https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOCSIS
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 21, 2018, 17:10 Larry Brigman <larry.brigman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I can recommend the Arris surfboard modems.  That is what Comcast uses,
>> rebranded Arris modems.
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 21, 2018, 2:24 PM Pete Lancashire <pete at petelancashire.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> where i live that is the only option I have.
>>>
>>> Anyone with the service and their own modem or recommend a modem ?
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