Broadband Modems

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by ruxCYtable, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

    Aug 29, 2007
    I had an RCA modem from Mediacom. It was very unreliable and I never seemed to get up to my rated speed, upload or download.

    Today it quit working and I didn't want to wait until Monday to go to Mediacom and swap it, so I went to Best Buy and bought a Motorola modem. HOLY COW! My speed took right off, I'm getting 12mbps download and over 1mbps upload.

    Anyone else had similar experience? Are the RCA modems just junk, or what?
  2. ISUKyro

    ISUKyro Well-Known Member

    Oct 28, 2006
    Houston, TX
    I've had nothing but bad luck with modems that I 'rent' from cable companies.
    About 3 years ago I gave up and bough a Linksys modem and have never had a problem since.

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