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Best offer available right now is $50 for internet & phone for 6 months, afterwards bumped up to $60/month.
Standalone internet service isn't cheaper. You can try calling retention to extend your promotional rate, though recently DDFers have been unsuccessful.

The best available promo for Optimum internet (only), is the $40/month for 12 months for new customers.
Many people reported success in retaining the $40/month plan (after 12 months) after calling Optimum to cancel.

The old promo for internet was $30, but that has been replaced with the $40 plan around May 2013.
As of now, it isn't coming back, even with persistent HUCA, but users have had success upgrading to a higher speed plan for $45/month


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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1170 on: September 15, 2018, 07:35:16 PM »
Whatís the best modem currently to buy for optimim internet + voice?

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1171 on: September 20, 2018, 10:32:25 AM »
What modem is recommended to buy? Optimum 200 + obi202

I went for the Netgear CM500 modem paired with the Netgear NightHawk X4S (R7800) for my optimum 200 service and it works great, very reliable and good wi-fi range.

https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-XFINITY-Comcast-Charter-CM700-1AZNAS/dp/B07976SNVB/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1537453690&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=cm500&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Netgear-R7800-100NAS-Nighthawk-Ethernet-Compatible/dp/B0192911RA

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1172 on: September 20, 2018, 10:35:21 AM »
Whatís the best modem currently to buy for optimim internet + voice?

https://pickmymodem.com/approved-modems-for-optimum-cablevision-internet-service/

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Optimum does NOT allow retail voice modems unless they are purchased from Arris store. We do not recommend these modems are they are very old modems which will impact your Internet speed. You can always purchase a Ooma device to get phone line and even lower your monthly phone bills.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1173 on: September 20, 2018, 11:05:07 AM »
I went for the Netgear CM500 modem paired with the Netgear NightHawk X4S (R7800) for my optimum 200 service and it works great, very reliable and good wi-fi range.

https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-XFINITY-Comcast-Charter-CM700-1AZNAS/dp/B07976SNVB/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1537453690&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=cm500&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Netgear-R7800-100NAS-Nighthawk-Ethernet-Compatible/dp/B0192911RA

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It might be worth it to buy docsis 3.1 (Backwards compatible 3.0) as they are rolling out fib.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1174 on: September 20, 2018, 11:19:51 AM »
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It might be worth it to buy docsis 3.1 (Backwards compatible 3.0) as they are rolling out fib.

I had considered the CM1000 modem for this reason as well. But there was a $100 premium for the modem over the CM500. Being that the CM500 works for the Optimum 200 speed, I opted to go with the basic one and will upgrade down the road when the prices for DOCSIS 3.1 come down.

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« Reply #1175 on: September 21, 2018, 05:44:24 PM »
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It might be worth it to buy docsis 3.1 (Backwards compatible 3.0) as they are rolling out fib.
there is no point of getting 3.1 with optimum as Fiber is not Docsis. Docsis is only Coax cables.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1178 on: October 17, 2018, 10:31:33 AM »
I don't think so.

so what do i need to get, i need a modem and wifi?
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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1179 on: October 17, 2018, 11:00:35 AM »
this thread should be in tech talk IMO, I went there before looking for something like this thread and found this one: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=20682.msg1999291#msg1999291

Can I get by with this for the router: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R2AZLD2/

and this for the modem: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XGZBCKP

I plan on getting the 200 plan and internet only, no voice

If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1180 on: October 17, 2018, 11:02:31 AM »
this thread should be in tech talk IMO, I went there before looking for something like this thread and found this one: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=20682.msg1999291#msg1999291

Can I get by with this for the router: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R2AZLD2/

and this for the modem: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XGZBCKP

I plan on getting the 200 plan and internet only, no voice

Dbl check that your PC has gigabit connection

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1181 on: October 17, 2018, 11:05:20 AM »
Dbl check that your PC has gigabit connection

And if it doesn't? what would be the next choice?
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1182 on: October 17, 2018, 11:07:13 AM »
And if it doesn't? what would be the next choice?
no point of getting optimum 200 plan and 24x8 modem

stick with optimum 100 8x4 or 16x4
or upgrade your network card to take advantage

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« Reply #1183 on: October 17, 2018, 11:13:11 AM »
no point of getting optimum 200 plan and 24x8 modem

stick with optimum 100 8x4 or 16x4
or upgrade your network card to take advantage

Checked, it's gigabit, thanks!
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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1184 on: October 17, 2018, 12:01:28 PM »
this thread should be in tech talk IMO, I went there before looking for something like this thread and found this one: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=20682.msg1999291#msg1999291

Can I get by with this for the router: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R2AZLD2/

and this for the modem: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XGZBCKP

I plan on getting the 200 plan and internet only, no voice

I was just told by optimum that I need to provide the modem (to save on the rental fee) but they provide the wireless router?

What kind of router do they provide? The rep couldn't tell me for sure.
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.