How to Upgrade Your Modem

If you're accessing XFINITY Internet with an old modem, your equipment may not be capable of receiving the full range of your XFINITY Internet speed tier.

Upgrade Your Modem

If you want to enjoy our faster Internet speeds, such as Blast!, a DOCSIS 3.0 or above modem is required. You can rent our DOCSIS 3.0 or above Wireless Gateway, or you can buy an approved modem at a retail outlet near you. Please check before purchasing to find a modem compatible with your chosen Internet speed tier. You can also check to see if your existing modem is approved at

If you rent a modem through Comcast and have been notified that you are eligible for a modem upgrade, please visit

Be sure to check out which products and packages are available in your area.


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