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Do I need a DOCSIS 3.0 modem for my Internet service?

DOCSIS (data over cable services interface specifications) is a cable modem standard. At a minimum, all modems must meet DOCSIS 2.0 standards or higher.

DOCSIS 3.0 is required to support higher download and upload speeds.

DOCSIS 3.0 modems are provided with Internet service for a monthly fee. If you want to purchase your own modem, you need a DOCSIS 3.0 modem for higher speeds or a DOCSIS 2.0 modem to support other Internet offerings.

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