Grande Approved Modems

Two modem categories listed below (WiFi and value) may help you decide which of the Grande approved modems to purchase. Grande does not provide an actual approved modem list. If you meet Grande’s minimum modem requirements (listed below), a modem should work on their network.

  • DOCSIS 3.0 or DOCSIS 3.1 certified
  • At least 8 Downstream Channels
  • Customers with fiber-to-the-home service must use a Grande internet device (ONT)
  • If phone service is necessary, Grande requires use of their own eMTA (cable modem and telephone adapter), which can also be provisioned for internet service (separate eMTA equipment fees may apply)

The modems listed on this page contain the modem requirements for Grande internet service.

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: October 1, 2021

Recommended Grande Approved Modems for October 2021

Best Modem Value

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

Best DOCSIS 3.1 Modem

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

Best WiFi Modem

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6000 CAX80 WiFi 6 Router DOCSIS 3.1 Grande 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

Full Grande 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
ARRISDG2460 ♦24×8
ARRISS33DOCSIS 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
ASUSCM-1616×4
ASUSCM-32 ♦32×8
Cisco/LinksysDPC30088×4
CiscoDPC30108×4
CiscoDPC38258×4
D-LinkDCM-3018×4
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
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
SMCD3CM160416×4
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

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

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