Will a wired router still work if I sign up to a wireless deal?

  bturner 05 Jul 11

Is it still possible to use a wired router if desired when you have signed up to a wireless connection.

I ask because I am currently with BT broadband and use my own Netgear wired router (BT voyager kept overheating) and it is important for me not to lose connection for my work.

I am moving home soon and was thinking of signing up to BT wireless broadband but if I get disconnection problems I would like to option to be abe to use a wired router.

  mgmcc 05 Jul 11

The ADSL service enabled on your phone line will be no different whether you ultimately connect your computers "wirelessly" or by ethernet cable. In basic terms, a wireless router is one which additionally incorporates a Wireless Access Point, so there shouldn't be any reason why you cannot continue to use your preferred "wired" router.

  bturner 06 Jul 11

I had hoped that would be the case but thought I should check.

Thank-you for that clear reply.

  aaron111 20 Jul 11

You have a little chance of interference, but is quite low ;)

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