Authorized Modems on the Spectrum Network
About Authorized Devices
Spectrum Internet customers are required to use an authorized device that will not cause harm to the Charter Spectrum network.
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As a Spectrum Internet customer subscribing to a New Pricing and Packaging service tier, you are offered a compliant modem without any additional charge that has passed Charter's full performance certification testing for optimal service performance.
Below are the Recommended Modems that have passed certification testing with respect to all current Spectrum Internet tiers.
Below are the Recommended Modems that have passed certification testing with respect to Spectrum Internet tiers up to 60 Mbps.
Minimally Qualified Modems
You may also choose to buy a modem that has passed minimal testing to confirm that it will not cause harm to Charter's network. Though permitted for use on its network, Charter recommends against using Minimally Qualified Modems, because they have not been tested to confirm their capability of rendering Spectrum Internet tiers without interruption or other service degradation. Minimally Qualified Modems may not have the capability of delivering the purchased Internet service speed.
Below are the Minimally Qualified Modems that have passed the limited no-harms certification testing.
* The Arris SBG6580 is recommended for all speed tiers. The Arris SBG6580-2 has passed minimal testing.