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2Wire 1701HG I've moved to the boonies and have had to switch my laptop internet service from wireless dsl (using a 2Wire 1701HG- I believe it's router/modem?) to satellite. I just purchased a Playstation 3 and would like to use the internet capabilities wirelessly as well as my laptop. How can I do this and can I do this?

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Two words:
I'm sorry.

My parents use satellite as their primary internet connection. We have had a heck of a time getting a router to work in their configuration because of the lag involved in the satellite communication. In a nutshell, but the time the data gets requested and sent back to your computer through the satellite your computer got tired of waiting and "times out" or give up on that data. You can try to purchase a wireless router and connect it up to the satellite modem and see how it works, but I wouldn't hold my breath (the best we've been able to do is get it work 1/2 of the time).

By the way because of the lag of satellite communication, online gaming with your PS3 would difficult, but not impossible. My younger brothers use my parent's connection for their Wii & Xbox.

I just with the ISPs would get on the ball and roll fiber to everyone's house. I have to say I love my fiber connection!

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