[TriLUG] Own your own cable modem?
spiffytech at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 11:02:25 EST 2011
On Thu 17 Nov 2011 10:47:13 AM EST, Igor Partola wrote:
> I use my own Motorola modem. You get a $5/month break (or rather you don't
> have to rent a modem from them for $5). It is a 20 minute phone call to set
> up the modem. Then you have to take the rented one to a service center.
> Some things to consider: at some point TWC will have DOCSIS 3 support and
> your modem may not support it. However, AFAIK that's not happening soon.
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Randy Barlow
> <randy at electronsweatshop.com>wrote:
>> Does anybody use Time Warner with their own cable modem? If so, what kinds
>> of price breaks do you get for doing so? How much of a pain is it to get
>> them to setup service?
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TWC is actually offering a couple of new DOCSIS 3 plans under the names
"Roadrunner Broadband Extreme" and "Wideband Internet". I and a few
folk I know have them and it's quite snappy.
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