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Replacing Cox cable modem.


Cox Communications is a brand of Cox Enterprises that offers high-speed Internet, cable, telephone, and home automation services to residential areas nationwide. They are the third-largest cable television provider in the US, servicing over 6.2 million customers nationwide.

Cox's wide offering of services and Internet speed tiers allows you to pick and choose the service that best fits your needs. From their Internet only plans - Cox Internet Preferred, Internet Ultimate, or Gigablast - to their bundled packages - Cox Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Bundle - Cox has many options to choose from. For more information about Cox's bundles and deals or to see if Cox is available in your area, click here.

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How do I replace my Cox Cable Modem?

If you choose to save money on rental fees by using your own Cable Modem or Cable Modem Router with Cox, you will first need to check if your equipment is Cox Certified. Cox has put together a list of DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1 devices that meet their service and performance requirements compatible with all Cox High Speed Internet packages.

Is my Cable Modem compatible with Cox?

To view a list of compatible modems, click here.

How do I activate and install my Cable Modem with Cox?

Before proceeding to activate your own Cable Modem with Cox, you will need to locate the Serial Number and MAC Address. From here, you will click here to look up your account by Service Address, Account Number, or Cox User ID. Once your preferred method has been selected, complete the required information to access your account and follow the guided instructions to activate your service and device.

To activate your own Cable Modem, click here.

Recommended Cable Modems for Cox

Regardless of which speed tier you end up choosing with your Cox service, NETGEAR has a Cable Modem or Gateway option for you. Our Cable Modems are designed to provide you with better overall speeds, quality equipment, and best of all - money saved from monthly ISP equipment rental fees! Below is a chart of Cox-certified Cable Modems and Cable Modem routers from NETGEAR, designed to make sure you get the most out of your Internet service.

If you already own your modem or Gateway or just need great WiFi, get the best Mesh WiFi systems and best WiFi Routers from the NETGEAR store.

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Replace your ISP Router for Faster WiFi

Stop relying on your ISP’s WiFi solution. Poweful WiFi Routers and Mesh WiFi systems are compatible with any after-market or ISP Modem or Gateway. Simply replace your router or disable your Gateway’s WiFi with a high quality signal.