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- QuestionIs there a "Y" cord for a Netgear 6200 (1 Answer)
I just received a network extender from Verizon. The directions tell me to attach the ethernet cable from the WAN port on the extender to the ethernet port on the Netgear 6200 modem. I only have one port and that goes to my computer. Can I purchase a "Y" cord to attach to the modem and hook up both the computer and the extender.Answers
I'm assuming the network extender for Verizon is to increase you cell coverage at your location, thus the calls are going over VOIP. You don't use Y cables in networking. They reduce traffic speed and other problematic issues. All you need is the modem, WiFi router with at least 4-5 ports and if you need more ports, then that is what the switch is used for. Most modems now a days have the routers built into them. The switch is what controls the flow of web traffic to each device, the router assigns the IP addresses & manages the web traffic, and the modem connects you to the internet.
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