Below you will find the Optimum approved modems list. There are a few options for one to purchase their own modem for Optimum’s internet service.
Note: ApprovedModemList.com may receive a small commission from affiliate links, which helps to keep this website online. To maximize the years of use from a modem, it is strongly recommended to purchase a DOCSIS 3.1 device (the latest standard).
Last Updated: March 1, 2021
Recommended Optimum Approved Modems for March 2021
Best WiFi Modem
|Model #||NETGEAR CAX80|
|Download Speed||10 Gbps|
|Channel Bonding||32 Download & 8 Upload|
|WiFi Router||Yes (WiFi 6)|
|VoIP Telephone Adapter||No|
Full Optimum Approved Modem List
The Modems Listed Below Are All DOCSIS 3.0 Modems
* Indicates a DOCSIS 3.1 Modem
♦ Indicates an Intel Puma Chipset Defect – Do Not Buy
Note: ✅ means Yes, ❌ means No
Channels: first # refers to downstream channels, second # refers to upstream channels (e.g. 16×4, means 16 downstream channels and 4 upstream channels)
The more channels, the faster the speed
VoIP: indicates if the modem has telephone capability
WiFi: indicates if the modem has WiFi capability
Optimum Approved Modems Added in August 2017
Optimum Approved Modems Removed in April 2019
Optimum Company Information
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Optimum serves the following areas: Connecticut, New York (Long Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Westchester), and New Jersey.