Quick answer: Can You Hook Up 2 Modems In 1 House?

Can I use 2 cable modems in the same house?

Rick’s answer: Yes Michael, it’s indeed possible to have multiple cable modems in the same house, and it isn’t all that uncommon.

Just have the modem connected to both your router and the cable connection when you call Comcast in order to make the activation as quick and hassle-free as possible..

Can you hook up 2 computers to one modem?

You can share a cable modem among several computers in multiple ways. In many cases, three or four PCs can be connected directly to the modem via Ethernet cables. Many more computers can be connected via an Ethernet router.

Is having 2 routers bad?

No, two routers will not cause problems. If they are on the same (or close) channels, it may cause some slowdowns in performance tho, it’s best to get them on channels at least 6 apart, so no part of the bands overlap.

What does adding a second router do?

Connect a Second Wireless Router Home wireless routers can be connected using Ethernet cable in the same way as wired routers are connected. Connecting two home routers over wireless is also possible, but in most configurations, the second router can only function as a wireless access point instead of a router.

Can I hook up more than one modem in my house?

Can have multiple modems (internet in ports). You would need to call multiple internet providers. You could setup one on coax (cable) and one on ADSL (phone co). If you have multi lines in you might be able to get more than one ADSL.

Does having 2 routers increase Internet speed?

A fiber internet connection could give you speeds of up to 10 Gigabits per second, or 10 Gbps. An alternative is to buy a second internet service, with a second router. Both routers will work independently of each other as two separate networks, effectively doubling your Wi-Fi and your internet bandwidths.

Do multiple devices slow WiFi?

In most cases, WiFi is not its own Internet connection, it shares an Internet connection with the entire network. Theoretically, just having devices connected to WiFi does not slow the speed. But the more devices connected and doing something, the bandwidth has to be shared, thus affecting the speed.

Can you split an Ethernet cable to two devices?

The Cable Matters RJ45 Ethernet Cable Sharing Splitter Kit connects two network devices over a single network cable to two ports on an Ethernet router or switch. It splits the 4 pairs of wires inside a network cable to share a cable for 2 devices.

How many devices can be connected to a modem?

Most wireless access points and wireless routers can theoretically have 255 devices connected at a time. That represents a lot of computers, smartphones, tablets, cameras, and other devices and probably far exceeds the needs of the typical home.

Do WiFi extenders really work?

It works by receiving your existing WiFi signal, amplifying it and then transmitting the boosted signal. With a WiFi repeater you can effectively double the coverage area of your WiFi network – reaching far corners of your home or office, different floors, or even extend coverage to your yard.