Internet connections can be either wired or wireless. Which one you choose depends on a number of factors:
- How many people typically use the Internet in your household?
- What type(s) of computer(s) or other devices do you have?
- Do you want to be able to move from place to place when at home?
If you have a single desktop computer, you may only need a wired connection. An Ethernet cable - similar to a phone cable - connects your computer to the modem. This is the most stable connection option.
If your household has multiple people and devices using the Internet, a wireless connection will be best. In addition to the modem, you will need a router, which broadcasts the wireless Internet connection like a radio tower or cordless phone hub.
Depending on the type of Internet service selected, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) may set up an appointment for a technician to visit your house or workplace to set up the service. If there are problems connecting to the Internet, contact your ISP’s support or help desk.Mobile Devices >