Motorola 8x4 Cable Modem


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Last updated: Jun 8 2018
Motorola 8x4 Cable Modem

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The MG7315 is an 8x4 343 Mbps DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem with a built-in N450 wireless router with Wi-Fi Power Boost. Certified by CableLabs and Comcast XFINITY, Charter Spectrum, Time Warner Cable, BrightHouse, and Cox. Owning this modem/router eliminates modem rental charges that are often $132 per year. With easy installation, high-speed, broad compatibility, and superb customer support, Model MG7315 is a great choice for almost any cable modem user. 8 X 4 modem performance means that up to 8 cable data channels carry data from the Internet, eight times faster than DOCSIS 2.0; and up to 4 channels carry data to the Internet. The built-in N450 Wi-Fi router has 3 downstream and 3 upstream wireless-N channels. Motorola Power Boost technology amplifies the wireless signal to the legal limit, so speed and range are increased. The built-in N450 wireless router provides the range, wireless speeds, and networking support needed for all your n/ac/g/b Wi-Fi devices including smartphones, computers, tablets, and HDTVs. Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports allow wired connections to computers, HDTVs, game stations, and other Ethernet-capable devices. Integrating a cable modem and router creates a more reliable connection, reduces unwieldy wiring and power adapter clutter, and conserves desk space. Router features include an advanced firewall, parental controls, and a browser-based configuration manager. Guest network access gives visitors Internet services while protecting your local network’s information. Setup is fast and easy with a few quick steps set out in a Quick Start guide. Our attractive White Case version of the MG7315 includes ten status reporting LEDs allow easy status monitoring. Experienced USA-based customer support specialists are ready to help if you need them. Best of all, MG7315 offers the value, performance, and attention to quality that continue to make Motorola the leading brand of cable modem.

Features:

  1. 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem plus a built-in N450 Single Band (2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi Gigabit Router with four Gigabit (GigE) Ethernet ports, a firewall, and more. This product is recommended for actual cable Internet service speeds up to 145 Mbps. A Broadcom cable modem chipset provides security from Denial of Service attacks.
  2. Requires cable Internet service. Approved by Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Charter Spectrum, Timer Warner Cable, BrightHouse, WOW, CableOne, RCN, Mediacom and other cable service providers for use in modem ownership programs that save rental fees up to $132 per year. (Savings are shown for Comcast Xfinity and vary by cable service provider. No cable modem is compatible with fiber optic, DSL, or satellite services from Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, Frontier, and others. Model MG7315 has no phone jack.)
  3. Built-in high-speed WiFi router with N450 Wi-Fi and Power Boost provides Internet access for WiFi devices including smartphones, notebooks, tablets, game stations, HDTVs, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and AppleTV. Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports provide wired connections to Windows and Mac computers, HDTVs, game stations, streaming TV devices, and other Ethernet-capable devices.
  4. Wireless Power Boost adds high-performance Wi-Fi power amplifiers to boost the wireless signals to the legal limit, giving a significant boost in speed and range. In addition, AnyBeam beamforming focuses the signal on wireless clients to further enhance performance and range.
  5. Integrating the cable modem and router creates a more reliable connection that reduces unwieldy wiring and power adapter clutter while conserving desk space. The vertical design further minimizes shelf space, improves cooling, and extends product life while looking great in any home or office.