Buy a Modem or Rent From Your ISP?
You may be able to save money and get faster speeds by buying a cable modem instead of renting one from your ISP. Here’s what you need to know.
If you have cable internet, you probably rent your modem from your service provider for a monthly fee on top of your internet plan—usually between $5 and $10 a month. But did you know that with most Internet Service Providers (ISPs), you can buy your own modem and save those monthly fees?