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High Speed Cable Modem

High Speed Cable Modem Router

Model: C6900

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Boost Your Gaming and Streaming Experience

The NETGEAR C6900 is CableLabs DOCSIS® 3.0 two-in-one cable modem + WiFi router. This cable modem router gives you high-speed Internet connection with combined speeds of up to 1.9Gbps‡ with AC19000 WiFi. The powerful 1.6GHz processor boosts performance for streaming and gaming. Industry's first 24x8 channel bonding give you the fastest download speeds, up to 960Mbps even during peak hours. Save up to $168 a year* by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. Ideal for XFINITY® from Comcast, Spectrum®, Cox® & more

Delivering faster broadband speeds.



Get the fastest WiFi currently available on WiFi cable modem routers & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.

Extremely fast WiFi—Up to 1.9 Gbps combined WiFi speed for extreme gaming and streaming

DOCSIS 3.0—Up to 24 times faster cable Internet speeds than 2.0

Channel Bonding—Extremely fast cable Internet speeds during peak hours

Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

Processor—1.6GHz processor speed boosts wireless, wired, and WAN-to-LAN

WiFi Range

Homes come in all shapes & sizes & Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Cable Modem Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes

Beamforming+—Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections

Antennas—High-powered amplifiers & three dual band internal antennas


There’s nothing more frustrating than dropped connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

Beamforming+—Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way

Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers

Push ‘n’ connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)


Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

Parental controls—Web site filtering for all your connected devices

Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

  • Up to 1.9Gbps speeds for streaming HD videos, faster downloads, and high-speed online gaming
  • 1.6GHz processor speed boosts performance for streaming & gaming
  • Works with U.S.cable internet providers from XFINITY® from Comcast, Spectrum®, Cox® and more
  • Beamforming+ for whole home HD coverage
  • 24x8 Channel Bonding enables extreme cable Internet speeds
  • High-powered amplifiers increase range for mobile devices throughout your home
  • Parental Controls for safer web surfing
  • Save money over time by owning your cable equipment and avoiding monthly rental charges from your Internet provider—up to $168 per year*

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Performance

    • Not applicable

  • Product Diagram

  • Number of Ethernet Ports

    • One (1) LAN Gigabit Ethernet port

  • Key Features

    • Built-in high-speed DOCSIS® 3.0 Channel Bonding Cable Modem

    • 24 downstream & 8 upstream channels

    • AC1900 (600 Mbps @2.4GHz with 256 QAM support +1300 Mbps @5GHz 11ac)

    • Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi—Tx/Rx 3x3 (2.4GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz)

    • Beamforming+—For more reliable connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands

    • Powerful 1.6GHz processor

    • Memory: 128 MB flash and 256 MB RAM

    • IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)

  • System Requirements

    • Cable broadband Internet service

    • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 9.66 x 8.31 x 1.7 in

    • 1.6 lb

  • Package Content

    • Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Cable Modem Router (C6900)

    • Ethernet cable

    • Quick start guide

    • Power adapter

  • Standards

    • Four (4) 10/100/1000 Mbps— (4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports

    • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz + 256 QAM support

    • IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz

This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.

* 90-day complimentary technical support following purchase from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.

Maximum rate is derived from DOCSIS® 3.0 specifications and actual throughput will vary depending on the MSO provisioning and speed tier subscription. Check your cable Internet service provider web site for data speed tier compatibility.

NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.

For indoor use only.

Customer-owned modems may not be compatible with certain cable networks. Please check with your cable provider to confirm this NETGEAR modem is allowed on your cable network.

Intended for indoor use only.

* Equipment rental fees vary by service providers.

Ideal Uses

Gaming and Streaming

With the AC1900 WiFi, powerful 1.6GHz combined processor, Beamforming+, and 24x8 channel bonding you'll enjoy more seamless gaming and streaming with reduced lag and buffering. When you want the best modem router to handle all your high-bandwidth Internet activities, Nighthawk has you covered.

Lose The Lease. Save on Space.

Is your cable ISP charging you every month just to use their modem? Reduce your bill and own your own modem and router combo. A modem with built-in router is also space efficient and reduces the number of cables you need to connect to the Internet. Do more with less!