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+!trouble shooting!+ i have a Verison wireless broadband modem. i also have a PS3. Is there a way to use the modem to access the internet using the PS3,

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You say you have a Verizon Wireless modem??? Are you talking about a wireless WiFi card for a laptop or an actual modem for the internet connection? If it is just a modem then you should be able to directly connect the modem via a network cable and just go through the Playstation 3 setup utility. If I remember correctly, there is a menu in the system to setup an internet connection, blah blah. Well, just have your isp user information such as your userid/password for the internet connection. I know you are able to because I was using my PS3 as a browser and such for awhile when I didn't have access to a computer. You can probably try calling Verizon and see if they will help you out, although I know sometimes they won't help out with 3rd party equip.

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Your PS3 is wireless so if you deffently have a wireless router you just need to set it up in your network settings on your PS3

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