How to save money

on your Comcast modem

Julian Kurland | May 25, 2016


Easy – buy your own equipment. It pays for itself in months!

Thousands of users are unknowingly wasting money through Comcast by paying for an unnecessary monthly modem rental. Recently, Comcast raised their monthly modem rentals from $8 to $10 a month. Many Comcast customers pay this monthly fee for their modem, because they feel as if it is the easiest and cheapest choice. However, with a little research, it becomes obvious that buying your own modem is a much better deal.

Comcast Xfinity Wireless Modem

While the technologically clueless may argue that buying a modem is complicated, it is not complicated at all if you have the right information in your hands.

Amazon.com is probably your best bet for finding a great deal on a modem. Any DOCSIS 3.0 modem you find will be up to date and should be easily compatible to your Comcast service. These modems sell for around $60-$100. If you plan on being a Comcast member for longer than a maximum of ten months, than buying your modem will save you money.

The difference in the $40 range between compatible modems will depend on how up to date it is. While you can find a compatible modem for Comcast for as low as fifty or sixty dollars, the $100 modem will more than likely allow you to have faster connection if you ever decide to upgrade in the future.

In order to make sure you are buying a compatible modem, check Comcast’s website for a list of compatible models. You can find this information at mydeviceinfo.comcast.net.

Don’t waste $120 a year on a modem rental. Do your research and make the smart decision to buy your own. You will be thankful in the long run when you see that $10 fee disappear on your Comcast bill!

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