People are becoming smart everyday as technology improves and a lot more people are starting to realize the importance of the broadband internet connection. One great importance of a broadband internet connection is that you can easily share your broadband internet connection with as many computers as you want if you have the right devices.
It is very important however not to think sharing your broadband internet connection is extremely easy. You need the right gadgets and knowledge, and this article will be listing the 4 things you need to be able to share your broadband internet connection.
One of the major things you will need if you want to share your broadband internet connection with another computer is a server computer. The server computer will be the main source of internet connection and it will also be the computer that will be connected to the internet. This server computer can be your main computer, and it can be a special computer dedicated only to share your broadband internet connection. Either way, you need a server computer to be able to share your internet connection with other computers.
Another important device you need when trying to share your broadband internet connection is a wireless router or a hub. The main function of the wireless router is to make it easy for you to be able to spread your network across to other wireless enabled computer around you but in the case of a hub its main function is to help you share your internet connection with other wired computers.
Most wireless routers today now have the capability to be able to share your internet connection either wired or wirelessly.
You will also need a network card if you want to share your internet connection with other computers. The network card has to be installed on every computer that will be connecting to your computer and it also has to be installed on the server computer. It is through these network cards that you will be able to connect to your router and thus be able to get each computer connected to one another.
Most laptop computers today now come with a network card installed so if you are using a latest computer you have nothing to worry about.
A broadband modem is another device you will need when trying to share your broadband internet connection in that it will serve as the main source of internet access. The broadband modem only has to be installed on the server computer and from there you can easily share the internet connection with the other computers.
This guest article is written by Paul who regularly does broadband reviews for Broadband Expert.