Motorola Offers First Retail DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Ainsley Jones

Motorola announced an agreement to sell its SurfBoard SB6120 DOCSIS 3.0 eXtreme cable modems through Fry's Electronics stores. The DOCSIS 3.0 standard offers download and upload speeds up to four times faster than the DOCSIS 2.0 standard. According to Engadget, the devices will be the world's first retail DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems.


The retailer will sell the cable modem for $99.97, reports Multichannel News.

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Jun 26, 2009 5:29 AM David Deans David Deans  says:

FYI, Midcontinent cable is offering DOCSIS 3.0-based broadband service, delivering broadband speeds of 50 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps upstream. The deployment enabled them to potentially deliver speeds of 160 Mbps/120 Mbps


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