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How to build a wifi network around a Verizon wireless broadband usb device

I have a macbook that I connect to the internet with a Verizon wireless broadband device (AC595U) that I would like to be able to share with my PC desktop and my iTouch if possible. I'm fairly new to apple and know very little about networking. Is there a way to network for my needs?

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  • Lee Harden Jul 27, 2008

    It is a Sierra Wireless AC595U with Verizon national broadband  service and it plugs into my macbook via USB

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    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    What type of broadband device are you using for the internet right now?

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That service is only made for one computer. You will have to run a seperate broadbend service either a DSL or cable service to get the rest of the computers to work. The modem the provider will give you will then connect to a router which can connect the rest of the computers that way.

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