[access-uk] Re: ROUTERS REVISITED!

  • From: "Peter Bentley" <bentleypdlists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 15:35:24 +0100

I'm sorry but showing my ignorance, what is the difference between a router=
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and modem?

Peter Bentley
----- Original Message -----=20
From: "Dj Paddy" <mygroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 3:25 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: ROUTERS REVISITED!


> Billy,
> cable companys don't provide you with a router.
>
> They provide you with a cable modem.
>
> You can buy your cable router and hook it onto the cable modem.
>
> DSL companys seem to provide a router/modem combo with your subscription.
>
> Dj Paddy
> =D4=E0=06
> ----- Original Message -----=20
> From: "TrueBlue & Proud" <billy72@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 3:19 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: ROUTERS REVISITED!
>
>
> Tristram, In my own case, my cable company, which was Telewest, before it
> was taken over by Virgin Media.
> Didn't provide any type of routers at all.
> I was told by a telewest customer support person, that the company at one
> time provided such routers, but not anymore.
> I don't know if this has changed in anyway, since the take-over. I would
> like to know though,
> Billy
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----=20
> From: "Tristram Llewellyn" <tris-l@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 11:03 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: ROUTERS REVISITED!
>
>
> Any service that is carried by a BT line requires an ADSL modem or router
> which are possibly the most common type of connection.  If your service i=
s
> carried by Virgin or some other provider then you will need a Cable=20
> Router.
> In the latter case it may be a question of asking the service provider, I
> believe that in the latter case also that equipment is normally provided
> unless specifically you have chosen to do your own.
> Regards.
>
> Tristram Llewellyn
> Sight and Sound Technology
> Technical Support
> www.sightandsound.co.uk
>
>  ----- Original Message -----=20
>  From: Carol Pearson
>  To: Access UK Mailing List
>  Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 10:49 AM
>  Subject: [access-uk] ROUTERS REVISITED!
>
>
>  Hi all,
>
>  I'd like to ask another question about routers and, in particular about
>  those suitable for Cable (Virgin Media) and those you need for BT/DSL.
>
>  I didn't know that the bulk standard router (recommended so highly by
> Steve
>  and which I love) was not suitable for another person's needs and of
> course
>  went ahead and recommended it . . . and nobody made comments about its
>  suitability . . ..
>
>  Please enlighten me, so that I don't fall into that trap again.  Tell me
> how
>  people know which routers they can use and something about the
> difference -
>  but please keep it simple because that's how I operate!
>
>  Thanks!
>
>  --
>  Carol
>  carol.pearson@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>
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