I have a wireless printer, do I need a wireless router?

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I understand I Need a router, but, am not sure if I need a wireless since my printer is wireless
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Linda Beck

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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If you don't have our new speedboost modem then you'll need a router to get a wifi signal to that printer
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If the printer is the only wireless device you want to connect, it can likely be connected with a cable, so you wouldn't need a router if you want to do that but then that printer would not be a part of a home network and, would only work from the computer it is wired to.
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Most wireless printers will connect three ways, wireless, a network cable to a router or plugging directly to a computer.