Tag Archive: Modem


Grab an ARRIS SURFboard on sale today and stop renting your cable modem

Make modem rental fees disappear.

A number of ARRIS modems are discounted at Amazon today as part of its daily deals. Prices start at just $ 80 which won’t take you long to make back with savings on your monthly rental fees.

The deals include the ARRIS SURFboard SB6190. At $ 79.99, it’s $ 20 off its usual price and down to a new low. It’s approved for use with Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum, Cox, Mediacom, Suddenlink and  [Read More…]

Avoid those rental fees with Netgear’s CM500 cable modem at $15 off

Wireless love.

The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem is back down to $ 44.99 with the return of the $ 10 off on-page coupon. This modem was selling at $ 60 for a long time but dropped to $ 55 recently, and the $ 10 off coupon brings it down to match the lowest price we’ve seen. We last saw this deal in early February but the coupon disappeared in short order.

With DOCSIS 3.0 and  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s 2020 processor will have a 5G modem built-in

Everything you need to know about the next big thing when it comes to mobile broadband.

5G is coming, but most of us aren’t really sure what it is or why we want it. A big part of the reason is that 5G means more than one thing, and depending on who you ask you’ll get different answers. That makes it a lot like 4G, which was equal part marketing term as well as real technology.

Technically  [Read More…]

Netgear’s advanced CM700 cable modem is on sale for $73

Get a new modem.

The Netgear CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 32×8 cable modem is down to $ 72.99 with code NEFPBD67 on Newegg Flash. The same modem is $ 90 on Amazon. This is a unique deal because it’s better than any recent deal we’ve seen from Amazon. Also remember Newegg Flash is a temporary deal site, and while there’s still plenty of time left for this one it could also sell out long before the deal actually  [Read More…]

Avoid those rental fees with the $45 Netgear CM500 cable modem

Solve those slow Internet speeds.

The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem is down to $ 44.99 after you clip the $ 10 off on-page coupon on Amazon. This modem normally sells for around $ 60. It recently dropped to about $ 55, and the on-page coupon brings it down to one of the best prices we’ve seen. We’ve seen it drop a little lower than this before using similarly designed deals, but this is still a  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s 5G modem will debut on ‘at least’ two flagships in 2019

Qualcomm’s latest 5G modem is 25% smaller and is ready to make its way into phones next year.

Qualcomm debuted its QTM052 mmWave antenna module earlier this year, and at the 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong, the chip vendor launched a new version that’s 25% smaller. The new design allows device manufacturers to implement it into their products without sacrificing the aesthetic, and Qualcomm has also announced that it secured new partners for its 5G modem.

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Get Netgear’s Orbi mesh networking system and CM700 cable modem for $314

It’s always better when we’re together.

Netgear is bundling the Orbi mesh-networking system and the CM700 cable modem together for just $ 313.98.

The Netgear Orbi mesh networking system is $ 294.38 by itself. The CM700 cable modem is around $ 90 with the on-page coupon. So the bundle is really helping you save if you’re looking for extreme Wi-Fi coverage.

Honestly, this system is a bit overkill for the average Internet consumer. You might not have  [Read More…]

The Netgear R6700 wireless router and CM500 cable modem are bundled together for $88

Free yourself from your ISP and save money, too.

Amazon is offering Netgear’s Nighthawk R7600 router and CM500 modem bundled together for just $ 88.46 right now. Considering, the Nighthawk R6700 router is $ 80 on its own, and the CM500 modem is $ 48, you’re saving a lot of money with this bundle. This price is $ 10 better than the previous deal we’ve seen for it, and the lowest we’ve ever seen for this bundle.

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Verizon uses Qualcomm’s new X20 modem to go beyond 1Gbps wireless speeds

Qualcomm, Ericsson and Verizon have successfully reached 1.07 gbps download speeds on LTE.

While 5G is a ways away, there’s still some growing room for 4G LTE. Qualcomm has been field testing its X20 LTE modem, which will allow for a theoretical limit of 1.2Gbps download speeds on cellular connections. Now, Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm have announced they were able to achieve a stable 1.07Gbps in lab conditions.

The test uses a combination of 12 separate LTE streams on  [Read More…]

Qualcomm boasts new super-fast 5G modem

Qualcomm has introduced the company’s first 5G modem with download capabilities reaching 5Gbps. The modem was briefed in whole at Qualcomm’s own 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. The new chip is expected to have limited release in 2017 and have more mainstream integration throughout 2018. Major carriers are currently doing testing of 5G networks but launch