Slash Your Cable Bill with This $64 Modem on Sale
Update Feb. 15: The modem has dropped in price to $59 at Amazon. (Click the on-page coupon to save $10). That's $10 under Walmart's current price.
Buying your own cable modem is one of the easiest ways to lower your cable bill. However, we understand that picking the right modem requires a little homework. Today's deal, however, makes the process easier than ever.
Currently, you can get the Arris Surfboard Cable Modem (SB6183) for $64.99. Traditionally priced at $80, that's $15 off its regular price and one of the best prices we could find for this cable modem. (For extra savings, you can get a refurb model for $39.99 at Walmart).
We tested and compared over a dozen cable modems and the Arris Sufboard is our top pick. With internet download and upload speeds of up to 686 Mbps and 131 Mbps, respectively, this 16 x 4 cable modem delivers solid performance. Design-wise, it features a single Gigabit Ethernet port that connects to your computer or router and a coaxial-cable connector. Vertical yellow indicator lights make it easy to spot and troubleshoot connectivity issues.
The Arris Surfboard supports a broad range of Internet service providers including Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable), Cox, Cablevision, and more. Moreover, it's backed by a 2-year manufacturer warranty with technical support for peace of mind.