What is a router?

A router splits one High Speed Internet signal to create a network between two or more Internet-enabled devices such as computers, gaming consoles and printers. A router:

  • Can be hard-wired or wireless.
  • Commonly connects Internet-abled devices such as computers and gaming consoles to the Internet so that they can be used simultaneously.

Bright House Networks provides a router if you subscribe to Bright House Networks Home Networking.

Some common router manufacturers are Netgear, Linksys, D-Link, Belkin, Ubee (formerly known as Ambit), SMC and Technicolor (Thomson).

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