Just got Otimum cable/phone/broadband, Help!

Old 10-22-08, 02:50 PM
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Just got Otimum cable/phone/broadband, Help!

Have Optimum service need wireless router
<hr style="color: rgb(131, 127, 119);" size="1"> Have a SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA DPC2203C modem.
What do I need to go wireless?
Is there any way to wire into to use my old Actiontec GT704WG DSL wireless router?
Thanks in advance,
Old 10-22-08, 04:06 PM
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I think your "router" has a DSL modem built in, so not sure if it would work.

Wireless routers are fairly cheap these days.
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The Actiontec is basically a DSL modem with a built-in router. It doesn't have the WAN port you need to connect your cable modem into the network.

You are gonna need to get a basic router with wireless and set it up with all of your configuration info (judging from the reviews online, the Actiontec wasn't all that reliable when it was new, anyway...)
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I use a Netgear WGR614 wireless router sending signal to two
other desktops--reciever is Netgear WG111 usb 2.0 adapter.
You will need a different receiver for a notebook.
This system is for broadband only--not network

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