Have installation tomorrow. Was just informed that I need to buy a router!

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Now what?!
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You don't have to have a router.  The Satellite Modem will plug directly into your computer.
You will need a router to send Wi-Fi through out your house to other computers, but you can add that at any time.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Hi Roberta

The router is only if you want wifi access and like Jim said above, it's not mandatory to have and can be added after your installation.
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Bev, Champion

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Jim is correct. You do not need a router to connect ONE computer to the modem (provided by Exede) with an Ethernet cable. However, if you wish to connect wirelessly on any device then, you will need a router.
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James E Besser

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got a cheap router  belkin  30.00 works good easy setup exede walked me though it got at walmart. gives you a user name password this what I like about exede  there willing too help take there time with you happy I switch too exede   and I like the phone service they hit me 29.95 was too be 19.95  I called them on this very happy here