Will Motorola modem replace existing SirfBeam 4000 series

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Will a Motorola 16X4 high speed gateway w/WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 AC1900 modem. Is it possible to replace existing SerfBeam residential satellite modem RM4000 series with the one from Motorola avove?
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John Ladd

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Posted 1 year ago

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Steve Frederick, Champion

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The Motorola modem is designed to work on cable internet. It will  not work on a satellite system
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Matt F, Viasat Official Rep

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Hi John, 

Steve is correct. Because satellite internet is different from cable and other ground-based internet, our modems are the only ones that will work with the Exede/WildBlue network. Once you have one of our modems, you CAN use some other Wi-Fi routers with it if you want. Or you can just use our handy Exede WiFi Modem without a separate router.

Thanks,
Exede Matt 
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Jim

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It's my experience that the "handy" Exede WiFI Modem is not all that handy...
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gm92066

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I agree, "Handicapped" is a better description of the Exede WiFi Modem Router
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Rae Yearnd

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Now that is funny