Sep 16, 2010 · I'm trying to create 2 wireless networks off one modem with 2 different routers (linksys WRT54G and linksys WRT310N). I also have a linksys WMP600N adapter if that is relevant.
Yes, it is possible to use two (or even more than two) routers on the same home network. Conversely, a second router also helps when most clients in the home are wireless, but a few Ethernet devices in one room (like game consoles, and file sharing servers) could benefit from a wired setup.8 Nov 2019 […] Thus, your device will only recognize one WiFi connection. Simultaneous Dual-band Network Routers. As contrasted to the first type, these routers can broadcast or transmit the two wireless bands at the same time. Thus, when you connect to the WiFi, your mobile phone, tablet, computer, and other devices will recognize the two networks. Wireless frequencies. First though, some pointers on what wireless frequencies are to begin with. Wifi works through the magic of radio waves, just like a cell phone network, or an actual radio. Aug 23, 2010 · Moving around the house is easy, as the wireless devices will grab onto whichever of the two routers currently has the strongest signal. If I fire up iStumbler both routers appear, identified by name, with the same SSID. posted by caution live frogs at 11:57 AM on August 24, 2010
Doing something similar to this in my house. So ditched the Comcast setup, which I was paying $15 a month for. I ended up with Eero mesh routers. So far I only have one hooked up, but huge improvement over the crappy Comcast one. The routers will mesh together, however I plan on running ethernet to the second one to help improve speed.
From there, you can hook up your own wireless router and create your own wireless/wired network upstairs with all your computers and devices. Granted, this is if Cox allows you to have 2 modems in the same house. And if they do, I'm betting they won't let that go for free.
Aug 15, 2017 · An extender is fine for a limited application but should not be relied upon as a complete network solution. If you need two extenders, consider a Wireless Access Point. Connecting two home routers via wireless is also possible, but in most configurations, the second one will only be able to function as a wireless access point instead of a router. The second router must be set up in client mode to utilize its full routing functionality, a mode that many home router’s don’t support.