Setting up a router for use with Comcast Internet services involves connecting the modem to the router and the router to the computer. It is a simple task that requires one extra Ethernet cable and a few minutes to configure the router.Continue Reading
While a single user may not need a router, a household or business where multiple users need to access the Internet will benefit from its use. The most common type of router is a wireless router that creates a Wi-Fi network accessible in the immediate area. Users can choose to leave the network open or password protect it to prevent unauthorized access. The following steps explain how to connect a router to an existing Comcast modem.
Users should refer to the router's documentation to configure details including the SSID, or network name, and wireless security. Comcast maintains a list of supported routers, gateways and adapters on their official website. If users are connecting an unlisted device, they may encounter issues.Learn more about Internet & Networking