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#1 dphenry157

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Posted 15 June 2018 - 01:09 PM

I had to upgrade my Comcast/Xfinity modem to a wireless variety.  Spent a whole lot of time adjusting device logons to the router.  When I look at my available networks I see DANAKITTY (my new wireless modem) and then I see Cellspot 2.4 and Cellspot 5.  I am confused as to which network I should be connecting to?  Help?  Is my wireless modem also a router? 



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#2 mikey11

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Posted 15 June 2018 - 01:16 PM

you connect to your own......

 

the other networks are other peoples who are close by



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Posted 15 June 2018 - 01:17 PM

With comcast, their supplied modems come with a   WIFI  "XFINITY HOTSPOT" .  THe WIFI router part that you have named is your router segment and the others may be a neighbors.  I use my own modem and router so I don't have a hotspot for others to use through my cable connection.  And I don't have to pay their rental fees.


Edited by mjd420nova, 15 June 2018 - 01:18 PM.





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