Sharing Broadband

  Hitchhiker 16:53 13 May 03


The last subject prompted me to ask about this one. There is broadband in the house but two people that want to use it (at the same time). Is this possible without installing another connection? What do I need to do and lastly what would the impact on speed be?


  Morpheus© 16:59 13 May 03

BT will sell you the wireless kit for it, as for the speed there is not much in it...

  Hitchhiker 17:01 13 May 03

Thanks for the info but we are using Telewest. Maybe a dumb question but will the BT kit work with Telewest?

  Morpheus© 17:05 13 May 03

sorry, yes the kit can be got from PCworld,or,as im my case from Linksys..

  Morpheus© 17:09 13 May 03

try here.

click here

  Hitchhiker 17:25 13 May 03

Thanks - I will look into it.

  AndySD 17:32 13 May 03

As above you will need to network the computers together. The simplest way is to use a router. Next you would need to decide if you wish to use a wireless connection or if you are willing to run a network cable to each PC... post back.

  Hitchhiker 17:48 13 May 03

Thanks for the help - I will look into all my options.

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