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Does a satellite internet network require a special wireless router or will a DSL wireless router work? (Huges satellite)

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  • Joeneedshelp Aug 27, 2008

    Thanks for the fast response.

  • Joeneedshelp Aug 28, 2008

    I have AT&T wireless DSL w 2 laptops and printer. Works very well. I'm trying to help my brother who has the Hughes system. I know nothing about satellite system set up and he knows even less. He has a very large home w large rock fireplaces. The router is at one end of the house and the wireless signal needs to work at the other end of the house. Do the wireless G "repeaters" help in this situation?

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I set up a Hughes system last month using this Linksys WAP:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124012
Hardwire it to the computer first to access the setup page and then hardwire it to the Hughes modem.
You don't need the setup CD just get set it up via the access page. I have a spare switch so I connected the WAP, the computer and the Hughes modem together via the switch while I set everything up it was very easy. Linksys have an excellent FAQ page and live help if you run in to problems.

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They will provide you connection on their satallite modem. You can use any wireless router of your choice with the same.

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Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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