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MOTOROLA VDSL2 ADSL2 Modem WiFi AC1600 Gigabit Router Model MD1600 for CenturyLink Frontier and More

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
7.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
100
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
0
Spam Test
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Yes
WIFI
9.99 meters
SIZE
2
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB

Review Summary - 100 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
ISP
 39
dsl, centurylink, frontier, modem router, internet
+72%
-28%
comment
" ...  DSL mode ADSL ... Internet require password yes  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great DSL modem. ... Its slightly faster than previous modem. ... Previous modem was an ActionTec GT784WN. ... New Modem is Wifi Stable, I've had up to 4 devices on it, and was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Recently bought this router and have had no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this after I was told by CenturyLink that I could purchase my own router, this matches the specs I was given perfectly, it configured internally just fine but would not connect to CL.  ...  "
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" ...  FRONTIER USERS: Yes, it works.  ...  "
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" ...  Great modem/router combo.  ...  "
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" ...  Stays connected on Centurylink internet better than the previous Actiontec modem did.  ...  "
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" ...  This modem is the bomb.  ...  "
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Setup
 30
easy, install, set, password, motorola
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  was extremely easy to set up, despite not being officially supported by CenturyLink (automatic set up had CenturyLink option, which worked flawlessly).  ...  "
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" ...  Settings I used for first page of auto setup as follows  ...  "
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" ...  This was a really simple item to install and use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Replaced a Fontier modem very easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  It was quick, easy to install, and directions were simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to setup if you have a little computer knowledge.  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t speak for tech support since we didn’t need it during the setup. ... Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Gave install 4 stars but that was due to a configuration setting needed from CenturyLink customer service. ... Otherwise, installation instructions accurate and easy to follow.  ...  "
Wifi
 20
internet, router, password, wireless network, stable
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Decent range for wi-fi.  ...  "
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" ...  The internet works, the Wifi was pretty easy to setup and the range is decent so overall I'm pretty happy with it as long as it keeps working.  ...  "
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" ...  My home internet experience improved greatly after installing this DSL modem/router.  ...  "
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" ...  New Modem is Wifi Stable, I've had up to 4 devices on it, and was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good wireless signal.  ...  "
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" ...  This replaced an older Netgear router which had latest several years but finally started erroring out.  ...  "
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" ...  All I had to do was change the default WiFi password.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, this is a terrific device, and I highly recommend it if you have DSL Internet connectivity.  ...  "
Network
 19
signal, house, range, internet, wireless
+84%
-16%
comment
" ...  And I like the looks, no crazy antennas hanging on the outside.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works about 30% faster than my old one and no signal dropping so far after 24hrs  ...  "
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" ...  Reaches all rooms in my 1200 sq.  ...  "
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" ...  Wireless signal is strong.  ...  "
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" ...  My home internet experience improved greatly after installing this DSL modem/router.  ...  "
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" ...  Our house is pretty small so WiFi signal is fine everywhere  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi signal is very strong throughout our 2,000 sq ft, 2 storey house.  ...  "
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" ...  No "dead" areas.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
user, setup, set, install, easy to set
+100%
comment
" ...  As for the other features of the modem, it's not as user friendly as some other ones I've used in the past. ... There are a lot of advanced settings and it's not the most intuitive to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  The menu system is different, of course, but I have had no problems navigating it.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a really simple item to install and use.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to set up with our server.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy install and setup  ...  "
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" ...  We really like it and it it easy to hook up and use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was quick, easy to install, and directions were simple.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 13
computer, wifi, software, four, connection
+77%
-23%
comment
" ...  I use it at home for 4 firesticks,3 cell phones, & 2 laptops.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use the web in my business as well to communicate with clients and for banking. ... I ran into a problem trying to log on to Frontier because they use a User address in their system with 34 characters and my modem software only allowed me to enter 31 characters.  ...  "
comment
" ...  that should do the trick,but the SetupMyRouter .net works everytime with wireless devices go figure that may help someone else I hope.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I need in a computer!  ...  "
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" ...  We have four people in the house using WiFi and gaming as well as using Netflix and computer. ... So far haven't put it to the test with all four at home using devices but good with two users.  ...  "
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" ...  Hook up easily and had internet almost instantly.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up all wifi devices once connected.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to get connected.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 11
working, issues, update, seems, new
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  So far everything seems to be working as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We have no issues.  ...  "
comment
" ...  3 days in with no connection issues or problems. ... will update if it fails.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I dealt with this for almost 2 years and finally had enough.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It lasted a longtime.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Seems to be working fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will try to remember to update my review after 3-4 months with some notes about usage and connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  I used my smartphone and had zero issues.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  9.99 meters
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  2 
USB:  Yes 
Yes
WIFI
9.99 meters
SIZE
2
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB