The 9 Best Modems For COX

REVIEWED AND RANKED IN CHESHIRE (UK) MAY 2018

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 NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Review
82%
£119.99
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 TP-Link AC3200 Wireless Router Review
82%
£131.99
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 TP-LINK AC1900 Modem Router Review
77%
£119.99
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 NETGEAR D6220-100UKS Modem Review
72%
£93.43
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 TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router Review
80%
£26.99
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 NETGEAR DM200-100EUS Review
72%
£35.08
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 TP-LINK Archer D50 AC1200 Wireless modem Review
70%
£44.99
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 TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Cable Router Review
80%
£17.99
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 D-Link DSL-320B Ethernet Modem Review
70%
£21.99
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NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Review Top rated
TP-Link AC3200 Wireless Router Review
TP-LINK AC1900 Modem Router Review
NETGEAR D6220-100UKS Modem Review
TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router Review
NETGEAR DM200-100EUS Review
TP-LINK Archer D50 AC1200 Wireless modem Review
TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Cable Router Review
D-Link DSL-320B Ethernet Modem Review Lowest price
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NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Review

82%

28.5x18.4x5cm

1900mbps

750g

Accessory

NETGEAR

Netgear

Netgear

R7000-100UKS

R7000-100UKS

1

MOTHERBOARD

Netgear

0606449099867

1

R7000-100UKS

Personal Computer

Netgear

TP-Link AC3200 Wireless Router Review

82%

36.4x 26.6x9cm

3200mbps

1400g

Accessory

TP-LINK

TP-Link

TP-Link

Archer C3200(UK)

Archer C3200(UK)

1

NETWORKING_DEVICE

TP-Link

6935364092283

1

Archer C3200(UK)

Personal Computer

TP-Link

TP-LINK AC1900 Modem Router Review

77%

18.1x9x24.5cm

1900mbps

500g

Accessory

TP-LINK

TP Link

TP Link

Archer VR900 V2(UK)

Archer VR900 V2(UK)

1

NETWORKING_DEVICE

TP Link

6935364097387

1

Archer VR900 V2(UK)

Personal Computer

TP Link

NETGEAR D6220-100UKS Modem Review

72%

24x18.2x4.1cm

1200mbps

998g

Accessory

NETGEAR

Netgear

Netgear

D6220-100UKS

D6220-100UKS

1

NETWORKING_DEVICE

Netgear

0606449112221

1

D6220-100UKS

Personal Computer

Netgear

TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router Review

80%

24.4x20.2x7.2cm

1400mbps

558g

Accessory

TP-LINK

TP-Link

TP-Link

Archer C20i(UK)

Archer C20i(UK)

1

MOTHERBOARD

TP-Link

6935364071400

1

Archer C20i(UK)

Personal Computer

TP-Link

NETGEAR DM200-100EUS Review

72%

10.9x4.8x13.3cm

ADSL/VDSL

780g

Accessory

NETGEAR

Netgear

Netgear

DM200-100EUS

0714136

1

NETWORKING_DEVICE

Netgear

0606449114041

1

0714136

Personal Computer

Netgear

TP-LINK Archer D50 AC1200 Wireless modem Review

70%

30.8x22.6x 7.2cm

1200mbps

780g

Accessory

TP-LINK

TP-Link

TP-Link

Archer D50(UK)

Archer D50(UK)

1

MOTHERBOARD

TP-Link

6935364093570

1

Archer D50(UK)

Personal Computer

TP-Link

TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Cable Router Review

80%

13x3.3x 19.3cm

300mbps

249g

Personal Computers

TP-LINK

TP-Link

TP-Link

TL-WR841N

TL-WR841N (UK)

1

NETWORKING_DEVICE

TP-Link

0172304354193

1

TL-WR841N (UK)

Personal Computer

TP-Link

D-Link DSL-320B Ethernet Modem Review

70%

12x 8x 4cm

26mbps

249g

Electronics

D-Link

D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

5842701

DSL-320B/UK

1

COMPUTER_COMPONENT

D-Link Systems, Inc.

7318912345663

1

DSL-320B/UK

Personal Computer

D-Link Systems, Inc.

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The 9 Best Modems For COX

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NETGEAR NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Review

82%

Similar to the TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router, the Netgear r7000 also comes with a dual broadband function. It features a combined bandwidth of 1900 mbps which resulted in incredibly fast connectivity.

We also learnt of the beamforming+ technology which increased the range of the Wi-Fi. We found that we could connect multiple devices at the same time which included laptops, tablets and smartphones without any reduction in speeds even while steaming videos.

When we wanted to update the firmware however, the process was quite complicated and we ended up spending a lot of time on it. We also found that this is not the best modem to use as NAS by connecting a couple of hardwares as it ended up crashing.


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£99.99 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £119.99

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TP-LINK TP-Link AC3200 Wireless Router Review

82%

We instantly noticed the triple band design of the TP-Link AC3200. We wanted to know whether there was any significant reason behind this and later learnt that it made possible to easily connect to multiple devices without affecting the speed.

This modem performed even better than the NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 as far as bandwidth was concerned. It offers 3200mbps. We enjoyed the smart connect feature which assigned the best connectivity to the multiple devices for the best internet experience. Setting up the device was also fairly simple.

However, we found no WBS option with the device. Also, when we wanted to update the firmware, we found that we simply couldn’t do this with a USB.


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£190.1 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £131.99

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TP-LINK TP-LINK AC1900 Modem Router Review

77%

We immediately noticed that we could make use of the WAN and ethernet cable connectivity. This made the AC1900 a versatile modem to have. We also liked the combined bandwidth of 1900mbs and we wanted to find out the range in order to validate the convenience of the internet connection. We found that it was large enough and could reach every corner of a standard sized house.


Like the NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900, this one also comes with beamforming technology that improved communication for a much faster internet connection.


However, the 5 Ghz network would lose connection every once in a while, which we attributed to the traffic. Connecting the laptop to the ethernet cable wasn’t very efficient and we found that we had to reboot for it to accept connectivity.


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£109 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £119.99

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NETGEAR NETGEAR D6220-100UKS Modem Review

72%

The D6220 has a combined bandwidth of 1200mbps which we found to be convenient in most homes with a standard sized house. We also found that we could connect multiple devices simultaneously and enjoy good internet access.



Similar to the D-Link DSL-320B Ethernet Modem, we found this to be compatible with most ISP providers in the UK. Twin antennas distribute the internet evenly allowing good and even coverage from every angle. Another good feature that we liked was the device comes with up to 5 ethernet ports.



However, when we connected 20 devices we noticed that the internet started to slow down. Also, bugs could easily pass through the many connected devices and into the modem.


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£94 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £93.43

5

TP-LINK TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router Review

80%

We liked that the TP-link AC750 comes with two bandwidth connections to make a total of 733mbps. They provided fast internet connectivity as we found that there was no buffering during streaming videos online.


We also liked the range and coverage. We found that it was omnidirectional which meant that regardless of which angle we were from the source, the connectivity was still optimal and was not affected by obstructions such as walls. Setting up the device was also quick and easy.



On the downside were not impressed by the USB connectivity. We found that certain media players had a difficult time connecting.


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£39.99 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £26.99

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NETGEAR NETGEAR DM200-100EUS Review

72%

The first thing that we found and especially liked with the DM200 is the fact that it could easily connect to high speed DSL networks. It is also compatible with both ADSL and VDSL. In case someone decided to move to a location with either one, the Netgear DM200 could provide fast and reliable internet.


Another thing that we found is that we could connect to both the wireless router for Wi-Fi access and the computer. Space was the main determining factor as to which method was best but the good thing is that the connectivity was reliable on either one. We also enjoyed the simple set up and connection.


Having also talked to a few people using the device however, they confirmed that its prone to bugs which affects the performance. On the other hand, the solution to the problem was to update the firmware and the connection received a huge boost.


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£33.2 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £35.08

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TP-LINK TP-LINK Archer D50 AC1200 Wireless modem Review

70%

We liked that this modem supports the latest generation of Wi-Fi as shown by the manual. This meant that once having purchased the modem, we didn’t have to worry about making an upgrade any time in the near future.


We found that it had a EWAN port which allowed us easy connection from both cable and fiber modems. The bandwidth was a decent 1200mbps. We liked the simple set up process and the range was good as well.


The downside was that this modem router doesn’t have any gigabit LAN port. Also, the device was quite limited with sharing media files which was quite inconvenient.


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TP-LINK TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Cable Router Review

80%

We were eager to connect the TP link as it looked hi-tech and stylish. We found that it had a large Wi-Fi range and offered good internet speeds upwards of 300mbps. The connection was good which we later found to be thanks to the TWPO antenna.



The MIMO technology of the TP link made it possible to connect many different devices simultaneously with no slowing down of internet speed. We could easily stream and download videos from the smartphones, tablets and laptops in the area. This modem comes with WPS wireless security to protect data from unauthorized access.


However, we didn’t like the UI. It seemed out of date and needed updating. We also found the setup process to be a bit lengthy and not as simple and straightforward as with the NETGEAR DM200-100EUS

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£22.99 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £17.99

9

D-Link D-Link DSL-320B Ethernet Modem Review

70%

We particularly liked the fact that the D-Link works well with all the major ISP providers in the UK as we came to find out through the European ISP data. It is also family friendly allowing parental control to prevent access to less morally upright websites.



Another thing that we had fun with was the ADSL technology. This made it possible for us to make phone calls while still using the internet without much effect on the speeds. Coupled with the fast internet speeds we also found it to be quite simple to connect.


However, there were some drawbacks. The user interface wasn’t the simplest to use. We also didn’t like the fact that after using it for some time, we stopped receiving feedback about what the modem was doing and couldn’t find a way to switch the feedback back on.


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£9.99 from Amazon

*At the time of publishing the price was £21.99

last update July 25th 2018

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    NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Review

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    TP-LINK AC1900 Modem Router Review

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    NETGEAR D6220-100UKS Modem Review

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    TP-Link AC750 Wireless Cable Router Review

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    TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Cable Router Review

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The 9 Best Modems For COX

What Is a Cable Modem?

This is simply computer hardware that makes it possible for the computer to gain access to the internet by connection through a landline. It functions by receiving analogue signals and converting them to digital signals. 

What Is a DSL Modem?

DSL modems also take analogue signals and convert them to digital signals in order for the computer to gain access to the internet. However, the main difference with cable modem is that while it receives analogue signals from the TV coaxial cables, the DSL modem is connected to the telephone line.

What Is Better: Dm200 Vs Vigor 130?

The main benefit of using the DM200 is that it is compatible with many of the internet service providers available in the UK. It also functions with both ADSL and VDSL technologies. But perhaps the best feature is that it provides up to 200mbps.

The vigor 130 on the other hand is a simple to operate, user friendly device that allows you to connect and get access to the internet within a few minutes. It is also compatible with all major UK VDSL and ADSL technologies. However, when it comes to internet speed the best it can do is 100mbps. The DM 200 is clearly the better option.


What Is Better: draytek Vigor130 vs Bt Openreach Modem?

The draytek vigor 130 is simple to install and connects to both ADSL and VDSL technologies. But what makes it the superior choice is the fact that the Bt Openreach tends to disconnect easily. 

Is the Netgear dm200 adsl2 +/vdsl a Good Modem?

The reason why Netgear dm200 is a good modem is it features a DoS security solution keeping hackers at bay. Second it is compatible with both ADSL and VDSL technologies and offers high internet speeds of up to 200mbps

What Is the Best Broadband Fibre Modem?

The TP-Link AC 1200 Wireless DualBand Modem is the best broadband fiber modem. It offers wireless connectivity at high speed of up to 300mbps and can fully connect to ADSL and VDSL connections.

What Is the Best Approved VDSL Modem?

The Netgear dm200-100EUS is the best VDSL modem. What’s more, it can connect to ADSL networks. 

What Is a Fritz Box?

This is a device that provides a diverse array of functionalities when it comes to internet connectivity. It is an inbuilt cable modem, DSL modem, LTE or 3G modem and a broadband modem all at the same time among plenty of other functions. 

What Does Dual Band Wireless Mean?

These are routers that are able to broadcast on two different frequencies mainly 2.4GHz and 5GHz. The higher frequency provides better connectivity since most wireless devices use the 2.4Ghz frequency which makes it a bit saturated.