Can i hook up 2 modems in my house

can i hook up 2 modems in my house

Can you have two modems in one house?

It is indeed possible to have 2 modems in 1 house. And, you can combine them in different ways to make the most out of them. Depending on the type of Internet connection and the modem you have, you may be able to connect them to the same Internet account or to 2 separate accounts and enjoy much better bandwidth.

Can I add a second modem/router?

Can I add a second modem/router and have two independent networks where I can connect devices to one or the other depending on their location? You cant have 2 straight cable modems or 2 combo modem / router gateway devices (as you stated) at 1 residence.

How to connect two modems to one Ethernet cable?

All you have to do is to turn the Bridge Mode ON for one of the modems and then use an Ethernet cable to establish a physical connection. This is an effective idea if you want to share your Internet connection and/or have separate networks. But, please note that even a router will help you do the same.

Do modem and router have to be in the same location?

FYI, the modem and router don’t HAVE to be in the same location. My modem is in my distribution box in my office, with an ethernet cable going to where the router is. Can you run two modems of one house?

Can I have multiple cable modems in the same house?

I was under the impression that you can’t. Rick’s answer: Yes Michael, it’s indeed possible to have multiple cable modems in the same house, and it isn’t all that uncommon. All you need to do is call Comcast (1-800-COMCAST) and tell them you want to sign up for an Internet-Only account.

How many modems do I need for my Home Network?

Most people use one router per house, which is not usually enough; with two modems, you are guaranteed improved network connections both at home and at work. The second modem will not only give a stronger internet connection but will also provide extended support for more devices.

Can I have two modems on one ISP line?

You can have only one modem on each ISP line coming to the house. If you want two active modems you will need two separate lines and broadband contracts. If I already have cable high speed in one room can I just add a modem in another room?

Can I use two routers on the same home network?

Yes, it is possible to use two (or even more than two) routers on the same home network. The benefits of a two-router network include: Support for more wired devices: If your first router is the wired Ethernet kind, it supports only a limited number of connected devices (typically only four or five).

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