What router can be used with CaribServe.NETs service and why is it required if we want to share the connection with more than one PC?

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What router can be used with CaribServe.NETs service and why is it required if we want to share the connection with more than one PC?

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Any broadband router that has an Ethernet port (10BaseT or 100BaseT) as its WAN or Internet port and supports PPPOE authentication will work. This includes the wireless routers that are currently popular. If you purchase a router from CaribServe.NET, it will be a Linksys BEFSR41, which is a wired (not wireless) router with a built-in 4 port Ethernet switch. Other brands that we know work include D-Link, NetGear, Belkin, and SMC. CaribServe.NET Networks requires the use of a router if you are planning on sharing your connection with multiple PCs because we require a single PPPOE authentication from your account. A router is programmed to authenticate and create a single connection to our network while allowing multiple computers to share that connection. Furthermore, a router will segment your local area network traffic (file sharing between your PCs, printing, etc.) from our network and the Internet, thereby offering you a higher level of security (firewall protection).

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Grzegorz Brzęczyszczykiewicz

As it was already answered there are quite a lot of options to choose. If you want to narrow it down then read this wireless access points review and choose the one model you like. Pay attention to all the pros and cons before picking any.

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Requiem

Much obliged for the explanation. For me, it’s difficult to understand it all. Choosing a proper router is really difficult.

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