What Is a Modem and a Router?

Answer

  • Your modem is the box that connects your home to your internet service provider. It is the box your phone line goes into
  • Your router is the box that provides the actual WiFi (or wired) connection to your home, office, or business. The router creates a network between everything in your home that can connect to the internet.
  • In some instances, the two may be one unit.  

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