TWC charging $3.95 to lease their cable modem - buy your own modem discussion
[TWC] Virtually All TWC Customers Face $3.95 Modem Rental Fee
recently current customers were exempt and only new customers were required to pay the cable modem lease fee of $2.20, but now everyone will be paying $3.95 very soon!
the modems they lease out cost them about $40, but a lease for one year would add up to about $50!
CableLabs Prepares to Unveil DOCSIS 3.1
remember to get your squaretrade warranty within 30 days of purchase and on a tuesday with a 30% off code. alternative tuesday ST %30 off code
check with your cable for approved modems.
i have decided to purchase the Motorola SB6141.
the SB5101 is a good modem for standard and slower.
check ebay for lower prices, like $80 for the Motorola SB6141. $10-15 for 3 year squaretrade warranty. first year overlaps with manufacture warranty and manufacture warranty prevails. $95 ($80 and $15) is $30 cheaper then the $125 amazon charges plus tax.