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Ok fellas I have two Motorola SB6120 from Cox Communications. My plan is to sell them and my wireless router and get a Motorola SBG6580. I did get them from cox. they send me two of them for the price of one!

My question is will the modems work on other providers? I don't want the sell the routers and have them work on cox only. anyhow thank you ocn!
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My question is will the modems work on other providers? I don't want the sell the routers and have them work on cox only. anyhow thank you ocn!
Answer to question, it depends most of the time if the modem is provided from the specific carrier they could have it built for their technology. In other words it could work with Comcast, but not guaranteed to. It will not work with Verizon or DSL as you have a cable modem. The routers if they are built into the modems, the same thing applies.
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anyone else?
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I used a Motorola SB6120 when I had Comcast.
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I used a Motorola SB6120 when I had Comcast.
i think you misread the question. i have a motorola sb6120 i got from cox communication. will i be able to use it with another provider such as comcast?
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If they're DOCSIS compliant they should work on other providers.
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The motorola surfboard 6120 is DOCSIS 3.0 and backwards compatable so i'm pretty sure it will work with other isp's.
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thank you beers and freeline57. thats what i suspected
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i think you misread the question. i have a motorola sb6120 i got from cox communication. will i be able to use it with another provider such as comcast?
YES, you will be able to use it on other Cable Providers. As long as the Modem is not bad, you're good to go.
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you can use any cable modem you want, just call them up and give them the MAC address on the back of that modem so they can activate it.

-worked comcast support for 2 years.
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