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

7.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
100
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
0
Spam Test
NA
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%
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" ...  I'm very happy with this modem/router combo. ... The device itself performs well, actually increasing the throughput on my terrible DSL connection beyond what the ISP-supplied device allowed.  ...  "
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" ...  Replaced a Centurylink provided modem and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Used to replace Centurylink unit.  ...  "
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" ...  Great modem/router combo.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was challenging with Frontier.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and is faster than our old modem.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit works great on my Verizon DSL service. ... I am finally getting the speeds I have been paying for. ... If you're replacing an old router I would also recommend that you go to the ISP listed on your old unit, again it should look like 192.168.x.x.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Setup
 30
easy, install, set, password, motorola
+93%
-7%
comment
" ...  You will need to know what settings your old router used in order to complete the setup on the new unit.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Super easy install and setup  ...  "
comment
" ...  Installation was simple with the Motorola setup wizard ... it took about 20 minutes to get it installed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was quick, easy to install, and directions were simple.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was challenging with Frontier. ... The setup wizard did not work.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of the easies modem I've every had to setup.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to understand directions.  ...  "
Wifi
 20
internet, router, password, wireless network, stable
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Other than that, this is a terrific device, and I highly recommend it if you have DSL Internet connectivity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We have four people in the house using WiFi and gaming as well as using Netflix and computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Good wireless signal.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up guest WiFi so you don't have to give out your WiFi password and still have security settings for it .  ...  "
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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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" ...  Easy to set up all wifi devices once connected.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this on the strength of other reviews saying it worked with CenturyLink Wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  New Modem is Wifi Stable, I've had up to 4 devices on it, and was good.  ...  "
Network
 19
signal, house, range, internet, wireless
+84%
-16%
comment
" ...  Wireless signal is strong.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works about 30% faster than my old one and no signal dropping so far after 24hrs  ...  "
comment
" ...  Reaches all rooms in my 1200 sq.  ...  "
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" ...  No "dead" areas.  ...  "
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" ...  And I like the looks, no crazy antennas hanging on the outside.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual band works flawless, wifi strength is excellent even being in an apartment complex. ... Have not lost a drop of signal.  ...  "
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" ...  My home internet experience improved greatly after installing this DSL modem/router.  ...  "
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" ...  Recently bought this router and have had no issues.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
user, setup, set, install, easy to set
+100%
comment
" ...  Easy to understand directions.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to hide away in the corner.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  In the basic settings you need to input your User Name and Password.  ...  "
comment
" ...  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
" ...  Easy to set up all wifi devices once connected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Everything I need in a computer!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was able to get connected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So easy to set up with our server.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
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" ...  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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" ...  I use it at home for 4 firesticks,3 cell phones, & 2 laptops.  ...  "
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" ...  Hook up easily and had internet almost instantly.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  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