10 Best Fiber Optic Modems 2021

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ARRIS SURFboard SB8200 DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Cable Modem – ⭐ Best Overall Fiber Optic Modem

SB8200 by ARRIS

  • Release date: 02/24/2017
  • Color: White
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 1.7 x 5.3 inches
  • Warranty: 2 Year
ARRIS SURFboard SB8200 DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Cable Modem
  • DOCSIS 3 1 Cable Modem best for cable internet speed plans up to 2 Gbps. Note, a 2nd IP address is required from your cable internet provider to reach 2 Gbps.
  • 32 downstream x 8 upstream DOCSIS 3 0 bonded channels, 2 downstream x 2 upstream OFDM DOCSIS 3 1 channels
  • Two 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports capable of link aggregation
  • others Not compatible with ATT, Verizon, CenturyLink or other DSL or Fiber internet providers
  • Cable internet service required Does not inlcude Wi-Fi and does not support cable digital voice service

EPON ONU Modem Fiber Optic 10/100/1000Mbps

APT110G by APTTEK

EPON ONU Modem Fiber Optic 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Conform to IEEE802.3ah standard.
  • Support Ethernet service layer 2 switching and wire-speed forwarding of uplink and downlink services. Support frame filtering and suppression. Support standard 802.1Q Vlan function, support VLAN conversion.
  • Support 4094 VLANs (802.1Q). Support Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation (DBA) function. Support QoS, including traffic flow classification, priority marking, queue anddispatch, traffic shaping and traffic control, etc.
  • Support IGMP Snooping. Support Ethernet port ratelimit loop detection. Support power failure alarm. Support lightning protection for power supply and lightning protection for service port.
  • Single ONU supports up to 1 LLID.

NETGEAR Cable Modem CM1000

CM1000-1AZNAS by NETGEAR

  • Release date: 12/15/2017
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 2.14 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.4 x 5.9 inches
  • Warranty: Limited (1) Year Warranty
NETGEAR Cable Modem CM1000
  • Compatible with all major cable internet providers: Including certification by Xfinity by Comcast, COX, and Spectrum. Not compatible with Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, DSL providers, DirecTV, DISH and any bundled voice service.
  • Save monthly rental fees: Model CM1000 replaces your cable modem saving you up to dollar 168/year in equipment rental fees.
  • Built for ultimate speed: Best for cable provider plans up to 1 gigabit speed.
  • Works with any Wi-Fi router: Connect any Wi-Fi router to this modem's Ethernet port to support all your wireless devices.
  • Ethernet connections: 1 Gigabit Ethernet port connects to your computer or separate Wi-Fi router.

Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem – 👑 Premium Pick

MB8600 by Motorola

  • Release date: 09/05/2019
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 0.07 pounds
  • Dimensions: 7.3 x 2.3 x 7.9 inches
  • Warranty: 2 YEAR MANUFACTURER
Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem
  • Top Internet Speeds for all Multi-gigabit Speed Tiers - Wirecutter recommends this model as the best cable modem for people using Gigabit Internet plans. Built-in DOCSIS 3.1 and DOCSIS 3.0 32x8 capabilities give top Internet speeds for all cable Internet services.
  • Save Money - Eliminate up to 168 dollars per year in cable modem rental fees (Savings are shown for Comcast Xfinity and vary by cable service provider.) Approved by Comcast Xfinity and Xfinity X1, Cox, and CableOne for all speeds including Comcast Gigabit services and Cox Gigablast. Not compatible with RCN. No cable modem is compatible with fiber optic, DSL, or satellite services, available from Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, Frontier, and others.)
  • Flexible Compatibility - Pair with any Wi-Fi router you’d like, including Whole Home Wi-Fi or Mesh routers like eero, Google Wi-Fi, and Orbi. A 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port allows connection of any SINGLE device with an Ethernet port including a router, Windows or Mac computer, HDTV, or game station. This cable modem does not have a built-in wireless router or telephone call capability.
  • Proactive Network Security - A broadcom chipset provides advanced security from denial-of service attacks.
  • Active Queue Management (AQM) - AQM significantly reduces Internet latency on both DOCSIS 3.1 and 3.0 services, resulting in faster page loads for all Web traffic and enhanced interactive applications like online gaming and video conferencing. The MB8600 also includes a full-band capture digital tuner to enhance speed and save energy.

TP-Link Gigabit SFP to RJ45 Fiber Media Converter – 💲 Best Budget Fiber Optic Modem

MC200CM by TP-LINK

  • Release date: 03/01/2020
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 0.93 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8 x 2.6 x 6.5 inches
  • Warranty: 1 year - parts & labor
TP-Link Gigabit SFP to RJ45 Fiber Media Converter
  • Designed to convert 1000BASE-SX fiber to 1000Base-T copper media or vice versa.
  • Works at 1000Mbps in Full-Duplex mode for both TX port and FX port
  • Supports auto MDI/MDIX for TX port and provides switch configuration of Force/Auto transfer mode for FX port
  • Extends fiber distance up to 550m (1,800feet) using 50/125um Multi-Mode Fiber, 220m(720 feet) using 62.5/125um Multi-Mode Fiber
  • Easy-to-view LED indicators provide status to monitor network activity easily
  • External power supply. Wave Length: 850nm. Max Power Consumption: 1.66W.

TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router (Archer A7)

Wireless Router Archer A7 by TP-LINK

  • Release date: 08/04/2018
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 0.93 pounds
  • Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.3 x 1.3 inches
  • Warranty: 2-year
TP-Link AC1750 Smart WiFi Router (Archer A7)
  • JD Power Award ---Highest in customer satisfaction for wireless routers 2017 and 2019
  • Router for wireless internet, works with Alexa, compatible with all Wi-Fi devices, 802.11ac and older
  • Dual band router upgrades to 1750 Mbps high speed internet(450mbps for 2.4GHz, 1300Mbps for 5GHz), reducing buffering and ideal for 4K streaming
  • 3 external antennas for long range Wi-Fi
  • Gigabit Router with 4 Gigabit LAN ports, fast access to multiple connected wired devices, Ideal as a gaming router
  • Integrated USB port acts as a media Server, easily share your USB drive content
  • TP-Link tether app easily set up and remotely manage your home network
  • Industry leading 2 year warranty

Motorola 24x8 Cable Modem

MB7621 by Motorola

  • Release date: 09/13/2019
  • Weight: 0.07 pounds
  • Dimensions: 7.3 x 2.3 x 7.9 inches
  • Warranty: 2 YEAR MANUFACTURER
Motorola 24x8 Cable Modem
  • Model MB7621 is recommended for actual cable Internet service speeds up to 650 Mbps. Wirecutter rates this “the best modem for most people.” A Full-Band Capture Digital Tuner ensures faster, more reliable Internet.
  • This cable modem's 1 Gigabit Ethernet port connects to a WiFi router, computer, HDTV, game station, or streaming video device. Great for use with Whole Home WiFi or Mesh networks like eero, Google WiFi, and Orbi. (This cable modem does not have a built-in wireless router or telephone call capability. The Motorola MG7315, MG7540, MG7550, and MG7700 have a built-in wireless router.)
  • Requires cable Internet service.Approved by and for use with Comcast Xfinity and Xfinity X1, Cox, Charter Spectrum, Time Warner Cable, BrightHouse, CableOne, SuddenLink, RCN, and other cable service providers. Eliminate cable modem rental fees up to 156 dollars per year. (Savings are shown for Xfinity and vary by cable service provider. No cable modem is compatible with fiber optic, DSL, or satellite services from Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, Frontier, and others. Model MB7621 has no phone jack.)
  • Setup is fast and easy using the quick start guide. Experienced USA-based Motorola customer support specialists are happy to help if you need them. Support is in English or Spanish.
  • Attractive, compact design minimizes shelf space, improves cooling, and extends product life while looking great in any home or office. A 2-year warranty plus rugged lightning and power surge circuits protect your investment. Includes phone and web support by friendly, professional USA-based technical support specialists.

Meshforce M3 Suite Whole Home WiFi System (1 WiFi Point

M3 - 1 WiFi Point + 2 WiFi Dots by Meshforce

  • Color: Midnight Black
  • Warranty: 90 days
Meshforce M3 Suite Whole Home WiFi System (1 WiFi Point
  • 【New Series, New WiFi Experience】Meshforce M3 dedicates to bring you high performance WiFi experience. It’s ideal for extending WiFi to devices like your mobile, PC, TV, IP camera. More friendly app configuration and greater coverage than original version.
  • 【Better Coverage, Full WiFi Signal】Meshforce M3 suite working seamlessly to create a mesh network that can cover homes up to 4,000 sq. ft- from living room to your garage. Supports up to 60 devices connects to WiFi simultaneously. No dead zone anymore.
  • 【One SSID, Dual Band】 Meshforce M3 allows you to enjoy seamless roaming throughout the house with a single network name and password.Dual Band connections are perfect for lag-free HD video streaming and gaming. Reliable signal through the wall without loss.
  • 【Keep Your Data Safe】Protect your network and connected devices with WPA/WPA2 Mixed security level password encryption. Welcome your visitors with guest network in isolated WiFi zone, protects your data and smart home access.
  • 【Easy to Setup and Manage】Get your new home network up and running in few minutes with Mymesh app. Manage your connections and guest network at home or remotely, anytime and anyplace.

ARRIS SURFboard SBG10 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem & AC1600 Dual

SBG10 by ARRIS

  • Release date: 10/21/2018
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 1.96 pounds
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 2 x 6.6 inches
  • Warranty: 2 years
ARRIS SURFboard SBG10 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem & AC1600 Dual
  • 3 products in 1: DOCSIS 3 0 Cable Modem, AC1600 dual-band Wi-Fi Router, 2 Port Gigabit Ethernet Router (cable digital voice service not supported)
  • Wi-Fi 5 AC1600 dual-band concurrent Wi-Fi Router with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Setup and manage your network with the SURFboard Manager app
  • Compatible with major U S Cable Internet Providers including Cox, Spectrum, Xfinity & others. Cable internet service required. Not compatible with ATT, Verizon, CenturyLink or other DSL or Fiber internet providers
  • 16 downstream & 4 upstream channels. Best for cable internet service plans up to 400 Mbps.

TP-Link Gigabit SFP to RJ45 Fiber Media Converter | Fiber

MC220L by TP-LINK

  • Release date: 03/01/2020
  • Color: Grey
  • Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8 x 2.6 x 6.5 inches
  • Warranty: 1 year - parts & labor
TP-Link Gigabit SFP to RJ45 Fiber Media Converter | Fiber
  • Designed to convert 1000BASE-SX/LX fiber to 1000Base-T copper media or vice versa.
  • Works at 1000Mbps in Full-Duplex mode for both TX port and FX port
  • Supports auto MDI/MDIX for TX port and provides switch configuration of Force/Auto transfer mode for FX port
  • FX Port Support Hot-Swappable
  • Extends fiber distance up to 550m (1,800 feet) for Multi-Mode Fiber and 10km (6.2miles) for Single-Mode Fiber
  • Easy-to-view LED indicators provide status to monitor network activity easily
  • External power supply. Max Power Consumption: 1.7W

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