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SB6141 Cap & TWC

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So I got tired of being handed the same modem from them every year when the old one breaks, plus why should I bother paying them for old tech and something I can buy outright and save money on in the long run.

That being said, the old router was able to get up to 21Mbps, and the new SB6141 Docsis 3 seems to be forcing a cap of 10, are there any other Modems that would be a better alternative that are capable of being used under TWC without a force cap?

Thanks
post #2 of 5
Here is a speedtest of my SB6141 on comcast.

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It is easily capable of the speeds in question. I suggest calling TWC to confirm that they are pushing the correct config file to your modem.
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well technically im supposed to max at 10Mbps, but one tech said something about Docsis have an unmentioned cap, unlike the old netgear i had


-in all honesty the router probably just provides a better capability to enforce the cap maybe than those old routers.
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Could be like speedboost which we have in Canada. Basically allows higher speeds when there is available capacity on the network for the first 20mb on downloads.
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Call them. They try to do sneaky crap like that because "we can't guarantee your speeds if you don't use our modem". I had to call and complain, then talk to several supervisors, and finally yell before they pressed some button and suddenly I could get my 30/5 rated speeds again.
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