Can I have 2 routers connected to isp?

July 17, 2012 at 05:07:38
Specs: Macintosh
I live in a granny flat at the rear of main house, which is where the router is that I connect too, to get my broadband wirelessly. I want to know if I can connect a router up in my granny flat to the isp so I can have my own seperate network? Could someone please tell me if this would work, and how to go about it?

Thanks in advance....

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July 17, 2012 at 06:49:47
You can't use two routers in the same network setup connected to the same internet account.
You would have to subscribe to a new internet account if you want to be able to use your own router independently of the existing one.

If you just want a stronger wireless signal using the existing internet account you need to install a "wireless range extender" (also called a wireless repeater) like the three shown at top of this page:

The range extender does not replace the existing router. It sits between the existing router and your PC to boost the router's wireless range.

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July 18, 2012 at 15:18:17
Thank you for your response, appreciate it. Looks like I'll just have to disconnect
internet if I want to make my own network.

Thanks again

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July 18, 2012 at 15:49:48
You get the extender and then hook your own router to that.

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