DOCSIS® 3.0 16X4-Cable Modem

  • 28-DEC-2020

NETGEAR High Speed Cable Modem Certified for Comcast XFINITY, Time Warner Cable, Cox, and more (CM500)


The NETGEAR CM500 High Speed Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet with speeds up to 680Mbps. It is CableLabs certified DOCSIS 3.0 that is 16X faster than 2.0 devices. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides faster access and downloads.

Key Product Attributes

  • Works with Cable Internet Providers like Comcast XFINITY®, Time Warner Cable®, Cox, Charter & more (not compatible with cable bundled voice services)
  • High speed cable Internet access, up to 680Mbps
  • ELIMINATE MONTHLY CABLE MODEM RENTAL FEES - Approximately $120/year savings
  • Fast self-activation Comcast for XFINITY customers - Get connected without a service call
  • Supports 16 download & 4 upload channels simultaneously for reliable Internet access even during peak hours
  • Ideal for streaming HD and 4K Video and gaming on multiple devices at one time
  • Gigabit Ethernet port for faster access and downloads

Technical Specifications

Package Contents

  • High Speed Cable Modem—DOCSIS 3.0 (CM500)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.36 x 4.88 x 7.28 in (60 x 124 x 185 mm)
  • Weight: 0.62 lb (0.28 kg)

System Requirements

  • Cable broadband Internet service
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8, Vista®, XP, 2000, Mac OS®, or other operating systems running a TCP/IP network
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome™ 11.0 browsers or higher

Technical Specifications

  • Simple—CD-less installation
  • Memory: 8 MB NOR flash and 128 MB RAM
  • Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)
  • IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)


For details visit


  • Nathan Papadopulos
    Global Communications
    United States
  • Khalil Corbin
    Communications Specialist
    United States