Router help!

  jordanb 15:35 19 Aug 2006

I have Bt Broadband basic which i currently use for my home desktop. This is not wireless broadband. Can anyone tell me if i bought an ADSL Router to share the internet connection on my laptop if this would be possible due to my broadband not being wireless, just that i heard you can't use a router unless your broadband connection is wireless. cheers.

  ade.h 15:40 19 Aug 2006

Marketing twaddle.

There is no such thing as "wireless broadband". There are wireless routers that allow users to share their ADSL/cable* service over a wifi link....

*Different routers and modem combinations required.

click here

  jordanb 15:42 19 Aug 2006

cheers for that, i was thinking it may be a marketing twaddle.

  anskyber 15:43 19 Aug 2006

You can use a router to join 2 units in a wired configuration. I have a PC connected to an ADSL modem/router with the ethernet connection and a laptop in another room connected through USB.

  Tanzy_uk 15:59 19 Aug 2006

I use a wireless router so I can browse anyware in the house, or garden wich is strangely liberating, but a simple home network sharing a broadband connection can be set up for less than £40.

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