Can I use ADSL cable as Ethernet?

Yes. This is the function of a DSL modem. This can provide a single Ethernet output, which can be connected to a single device such as a PC or a router with an Ethernet WAN port.

Is ADSL cable same as Ethernet?

The cables used for DSL and Ethernet connections are similar. Both are constructed of copper wiring, but typical Ethernet cables have two extra pairs of twisted copper wires. Ethernet also uses a larger plug, whereas DSL uses the standard phone plug. They are not interchangeable.

What is ADSL cable?

ADSL, or asymmetric digital subscriber line, is a type of broadband you can get in your home, usually through the same line as your home phone. It’s the most commonly available type of connection, as well as being the cheapest and slowest – the other options are cable or fibre broadband.

Can ADSL Router be used for cable Internet?

No, you cannot substitute a Cable modem for an ADSL modem or visa versa (a Cable router is just a router with a built in cable modem, as is the same respectively for an ADSL router). You will need to purchase an ordinary router to place in between the PC and the ISP provided device.

Which is faster DSL or Ethernet?

If you care more about the budget, both DSL and Ethernet cable can offer plans that allow you to get a decent network speed at a reasonable price. DSL is the cheapest for lower speed plans, while Ethernet cable is the cheapest for higher speeds. So choose the best Internet cable service based on your needs.

Is it possible to use an ADSL modem router as a router?

Yes, it is. You just need to disable the dhcp in the ADSL router. Use one of the lan ports if you are going to connect the ADSL + the main router with ethernet cable. For the wifi configuration use the same SSID and pass as the main router but on a different channel.

Does ADSL require modem?

Your BYO modem/router will need to be configured with your new Barefoot Telecom ADSL details to work. You will require an ADSL modem to use this service.

Does ADSL require a phone line?

ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) is a high-speed Internet access service that uses your telephone line to send and receive Internet data at much faster speeds than a conventional dial-up connection. You no longer need to dial up to open your Internet connection.