Can I use my own wireless router with spectrum? We got this question every time. To answer this in full detail, continue reading below.
You can buy and self-install spectrum router or rent for an extra monthly fee.
Your WiFi system may be one-piece or two pieces, depending on whether you have a single modem and router or two (separate modem and router).
The information provided is for current Spectrum Internet modem and/or WiFi router customers that are replacing them. You may order a new modem online. Go to a Spectrum store to get a new modem.
You can use any wireless router you want, but your ISP must accept the modem you buy in order for it to work on their network.
You don't need to pay a $5 wireless fee to Spectrum if you already have a wireless router in your house. If you don't have a wireless router and are using your modem to send out a wireless signal to your home or office, you only need the $5 wireless feature.
To set up WiFi in your home, you'll need either a modem connected to a wireless router or a wireless gateway, which combines a modem and a wireless router into one device (for more detail, see What is a Wireless Gateway?). This signal can then be used by a WiFi-enabled computer to connect to the Internet.
Yes, two (or even more than two) routers may be used on the same home network. The following are some of the advantages of a two-router network: More wired devices are supported: If your first router is a wired Ethernet model, it can only connect a certain number of devices (typically only four or five).
To connect, Spectrum Internet customers must use an approved modem. Spectrum can have a pre-configured WiFi router for a monthly charge. Customers have the choice of using or purchasing their own router.
Below is the list of routers you can use with Spectrum:
- Motorola SB6141 (Best Modem Up To 100Mbps)
- Netgear R6300v2 AC1750 (Router Only)
- Arris Surfboard SB6190 (Packed With Separate Router)
-Netgear Nighthawk X6 (Best Router – Money Is No Object)
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