Cable Modem Question

By wirm
Mar 9, 2006
  1. Hi folks,

    I've got what may be a foolish question. My household subscribes to Comcase for cable internet, and we've been using it with multiple computers on a wireless network.

    However, some of the computers are upstairs, and the cable modem and router are downstairs.

    Is it possible to put in another cable modem and have them both run at once, or am I stuck with using wireless?

  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    You can get another cable modem. Comcast would love for you to rent another one. The new modem would have to be connected directly to a machine or put onto a different router.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    "stuck" using wireless? How so? Unless you have a wireless-b network and a really fast cable package (3Mbit or more), there is nothing you would gain from another cable connection (with the exception of doubling your internet bill).

    If you want things to go faster: upgrade your wireless gear to wireless-g or install ethernet cabling to your house and/or upgrade to a faster connection from Comcast.
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