Cox Approved Modems

The top recommended modems for the many Cox approved modems appear in the sections below. You will find the best approved modems for Cox internet services based on value, DOCSIS 3.1, and WiFi.

Read the Cable Modem Buying Guide to help you choose a modem. Do not forget to purchase your modem accessories.

Internet providers have begun removing some DOCSIS 3.0 modems from their networks. To maximize the years of use from a modem, it is strongly recommended to purchase a DOCSIS 3.1 device (the latest standard).

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Last Updated: September 1, 2021

Recommended Cox Approved Modems for September 2021

Best Modem Value

NETGEAR CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 Cox Approved Modems
NETGEAR CM500 Cable Modem
Model #NETGEAR CM500
DOCSIS3.0
ColorBlack
WiFi RouterNo
VoIP Telephone AdapterNo

Best WiFi Modem

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6000 CAX80 WiFi 6 Router DOCSIS 3.1 Cox Approved Modems
NETGEAR AX6000 CAX80 WiFi 6 Router DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem
Model #NETGEAR CAX80
DOCSIS3.1
ColorBlack
WiFi RouterYes (WiFi 6)
VoIP Telephone AdapterNo

Best DOCSIS 3.1 Modem

Motorola MB8611 DOCSIS 3.1 Cox Approved Modems
Motorola MB8611 Cable Modem
Model #Motorola MB8611
DOCSIS3.1
ColorBlack
WiFi RouterNo
VoIP Telephone AdapterNo

Full Cox Approved Modem List

The Modems Listed Below Are All DOCSIS 3.0 Modems Unless Indicated as a DOCSIS 3.1 Modem
♦ Indicates an Intel Puma Chipset Defect – Do Not Buy

Note: ✅ means Yes, ❌ means No

BrandModel #ChannelsVoIPWiFi
ARRISG34DOCSIS 3.1
ARRISG36DOCSIS 3.1
ARRISS33DOCSIS 3.1
ARRISCM8200ADOCSIS 3.1
ARRISSB61418×4
ARRISSB61808×4
ARRISSB61828×4
ARRISSB618316×4
ARRISSB6190 ♦32×8
ARRISSB8200DOCSIS 3.1
ARRISSBG10 ♦16×4
ARRISSBG64008×4
ARRISSBG65808×4
ARRISSBG6700-AC8×4
ARRISSBG6782-AC8×4
ARRISSBG6900-AC16×4
ARRISSBG6950AC2 ♦16×4
ARRISSBG7400AC2 ♦24×8
ARRISSBG7580-AC ♦32×8
ARRISSBG7600AC2 ♦32×8
ARRISSBG8300DOCSIS 3.1
ARRISTG1682G ♦24×8
ARRISTG2472 ♦24×8
ARRISTM3402 ♦DOCSIS 3.1
ASUSCM-1616×4
ASUSCM-32 ♦32×8
Cisco/LinksysDPC30088×4
CiscoDPC30108×4
CiscoDPC38258×4
CiscoDPQ32128×4
CiscoDPQ39258×4
D-LinkDCM-3018×4
Hitron-ZyxelCDA-303608×4
LinksysCG7500 ♦24×8
LinksysCM30088×4
LinksysCM3016 ♦16×4
LinksysCM3024 ♦24×8
MotorolaMB72208×4
MotorolaMB742016×4
MotorolaMB762124×8
MotorolaMB8600DOCSIS 3.1
MotorolaMB8611DOCSIS 3.1
MotorolaMG73108×4
MotorolaMG73158×4
MotorolaMG754016×4
MotorolaMG755016×4
MotorolaMG770024×8
MotorolaMG8702DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARC3000-100NAS8×4
NETGEARC3000v28×4
NETGEARC3700-100NAS8×4
NETGEARC3700v28×4
NETGEARC62208×4
NETGEARC623016×4
NETGEARC625016×4
NETGEARC6300 ♦16×4
NETGEARC6300v2 ♦16×4
NETGEARC6300BD ♦8×4
NETGEARC690024×8
NETGEARC700024×8
NETGEARC7000v224×8
NETGEARC750024×8
NETGEARC7800DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCG3000D8×4
NETGEARCG3000Dv2 N4508×4
NETGEARCG4500BD8×4
NETGEARCM4008×4
NETGEARCM50016×4
NETGEARCM60024×8
NETGEARCM700 ♦32×8
NETGEARCM1000DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCM1000v2DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCM1100DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCM1200DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCM2000DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCAX30SDOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCAX80DOCSIS 3.1
NETGEARCBR40 ♦32×8
NETGEARCBR750DOCSIS 3.1
SMCD3CM160416×4
TechnicolorCGM4141DOCSIS 3.1
TechnicolorCGM4331DOCSIS 3.1
TP-LinkARCHER CR50016×4
TP-LinkARCHER CR70016×4
TP-LinkCR190024×8
TP-LinkTC-76108×4
TP-LinkTC-762016×4
TP-LinkTC765024×8
TP-LinkTC-W79608×4
UbeeDDW3658×4
UbeeDDW3668×4
UbeeDVW3268×4
Zoom5341J8×4
Zoom53458×4
Zoom53508×4
Zoom53528×4
Zoom53548×4
Zoom53608×4
Zoom53638×4
Zoom537016×4

Channels: first # refers to downstream channels, second # refers to upstream channels (e.g. 16×4, means 16 downstream channels and 4 upstream channels)
DOCSIS 3.1 offers the fastest speeds

VoIP: indicates if the modem has telephone capability

WiFi: indicates if the modem has WiFi capability

Approved Modems Added in July 2017
TP-LINK Archer CR500

Approved Modems Added in August 2017
NETGEAR C7800

Approved Modems Added in October 2017
ARRIS TM3402
Motorola MG7540
NETGEAR C6250
NETGEAR C7500
TP-Link TC7650

Approved Modems Added in March 2018
ARRIS SBG6950AC2
ARRIS SBG7400AC2
Asus CM-32
Motorola MB7621
TP-LINK CR1900

Approved Modems Added in May 2018
NETGEAR CBR40
Technicolor CGM4141

Approved Modems Added in June 2018
Linksys CG7500
Motorola MG7700

Approved Modems Added in July 2018
NETGEAR CM1100

Approved Modems Added in August 2018
ARRIS SBG10
ARRIS SBG7600AC2

Cox Approved Modems Added in January 2019
NETGEAR CM1000v2
NETGEAR CM1200

Cox Approved Modems Removed in April 2019
ARRIS SB6120
ARRIS SB6121
ARRIS WBM760
Cisco DPC3000
NETGEAR CMD31T-100NAS
Zoom 5341

Cox Approved Modems Added in May 2019
ARRIS SBG8300

Cox Approved Modems Added in February 2020
NETGEAR CAX80

Cox Approved Modems Added in July 2020
ARRIS S33
NETGEAR CBR750
NETGEAR CM2000

Cox Approved Modems Added in September 2020
Motorola MB8611
NETGEAR C6230

Cox Approved Modems Added in November 2020
NETGEAR CAX30

Cox Approved Modems Added in January 2021
Motorola MG8702

Cox Approved Modems Added in April 2021
Technicolor CGM4331

Cox Approved Modems Added in June 2021
ARRIS G34
ARRIS G36

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