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Is it better to buy your own modem or to rent one through your cable provider (RoadRunner)

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I recommend you buy one if you are a technical person, they are pretty inexpensive, you can get one on ebay. It will save you at least $5 a month, so if you plan to have the service for a year or more it will easily pay for itself. Usually you can get one for less than $40 on ebay.

However if you are unsure of how long you plan to have the service or are not very technical it is better to rent them. One more upside of renting one is if the modem ever has problems, or just dies on you, it is always under their replacement warranty, Road Runner will just give you a new one. So from this aspect, if you are not a super technical person and don't want to diagnose your modem in the even it has possibly failed, I would recommend just renting one.

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