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Law banning "rental" fees for customer-owned routers takes effect Sunday
and TV providers will finally be required to stop charging "rental" fees for equipment that customers own themselves, thanks to a new US law that takes effect on Sunday. The bogus fees were outlawed...
1 year ago 1
Damn cable modems that use Puma chipsets.
My almost six years old leased Arris TG1672G cable modem's have very high pings (in the hundreds for their ms), non-connecting web sites, and very slow Internet since Thursday. After...
2 years ago 3
UK Mobile Broadband Proxies
Check it out here: Skype: live:admin_178288 Thank you for your interest in Mobile Proxies. Mobile proxies are based on the latest generation of 4G LTE technology and are used by cellular devices . As...
3 years ago
Re: Over 135 million modems vulnerable to denial-of-service flaw
That zdnet article is erroneous and inaccurate. Resetting those cable modems does nothing but cause them to reboot and reload a config file. BUT, an attacker has to be ON a PRIVATE RFC 1918 network,...
6 years ago 3
Cable Internet Issues
Hi there! I have always been able to upload very high at 5 MB/s. I stream live and ha ve never had any issues. All of a sudden one day about 2 weeks ago my uploa d started going wacky. It drops from...
6 years ago 1
sub-OPTIMUM off-line SUCKS!
Perhaps, a little public knowlegde of this shite service will get me some results. For almost 2 years, I have been complaining to sub-OPTIMUM off-line about both my residential and business services...
7 years ago
Comcast 20 megabits?
When did Comcast go to 20 megabits plus on their residential service? I always thought those kinds of speeds were only avaialble on their Business Class service. The 10-watt USB adapter I have on my...
7 years ago 3
About cable modem firmware updates
Just learned today that I am not allowed to update my cable modem's firmware. Also, I have no say in whether or not my ISP updates that firmware! "It's the standard." "It's common industry practice."...
7 years ago 3
Modem and router recommendations
I'm in the market for a new cable modem, Comcast having recently increased the rental. I may also want to acquire a router, replacing the one Comcast has provided (no rent that I can see.) Comments I...
7 years ago 4
Do all cable companies bundle wireless routers into their cable modems for both digital phone and Internet services?
Hi. I recently got an Arris TG1672G cable modem from Time Warner Cable (TWC) for its recent faster Internet upgrades and having both digital phone (eMTA) and Internet services. However, it has a...
7 years ago 1
Question about changing MAC address
I don't want to use someone else's MAC address. What I'd like to do is generate a new unused MAC address that I can use with Comcast. I suppose it may get issued by the cable modem manufacturer...
7 years ago 3
Using cable modem's technical diagnostics readings...
Hello. I was just wondering. Are the numbers in cable modem's technical web pages, on, similiar to the ones that cable service people use? Are they also valid to diagnose for...
7 years ago 1
Aren't all cable supposed to have back up powers from power outages?
Hello. I have my old Ambit/Ubee U10C018 cable modem and network devices connected to an UPS. When the power goes out in my area like a few days ago, its Internet service goes out too. I noticed the...
8 years ago 4
How do I convert my second Router into an Access Point
Hi everyone, February 11, 2014 I would like to use my Sitecom router as an access point. Is this the way t o do it? I am using Windows 7 Ultimate and I have a Ubee UVW-3200 cable Modem/Router . On...
8 years ago
seting up ooma with a motorola sbg6580 cable modem
I am using the Motorola SBG6580 modem/router with the default IP address which is, my Ooma Telo only completes the boot up when I disable the firewall. If I leave the Motorola firewall on...
8 years ago 1