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What do I need to use the internet without a home phone?

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golferbrill wrote:

I have an ATT modem router. It has phone cable going into it and I also have two desktops attached to it. I also can use my laptop wireless. I am thinking about doing away with landline and want to know how I can do that.


 

What your talking about is called dry loop.
Call them and tell them you want to drop the landline. If you are getting a bundle price, your internet cost will go up.

 

 




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golferbrill wrote:

What do I need to use the internet without a home phone?



Well, besides the internet service, Smiley Wink you'll need the modem, which AT&T will provide when you sign up for said internet service.

 

Some modems may only provide for one device to be connected and some modems are modem/router/wireless access point all rolled into one unit which will allow you to connect multiple wired devices as well as wireless devices.

 

How many and what kind of devices do you have?

 

 




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“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

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*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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I have an ATT modem router. It has phone cable going into it and I also have two desktops attached to it. I also can use my laptop wireless. I am thinking about doing away with landline and want to know how I can do that.

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golferbrill wrote:

I have an ATT modem router. It has phone cable going into it and I also have two desktops attached to it. I also can use my laptop wireless. I am thinking about doing away with landline and want to know how I can do that.


 

What your talking about is called dry loop.
Call them and tell them you want to drop the landline. If you are getting a bundle price, your internet cost will go up.

 

 




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How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
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I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
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“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

                               neon_sign.jpg

*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Edited by Phil-101 on Dec 7, 2012 at 11:09:17 AM

Hi, I have cable internet, I currently produce technology/tech content/shows on the internet, youtube, & am trying to start to live broadcast on ustream, justin.tv, etc., I am wanting start my own studio out of my house for live streaming, this is very interesting to me, I have a question about this dry loop technology, its a price question, how much would it cost per month to put in a dry loop of dsl for streaming live from home? I know how to install stuff, I installed my own cable. Is it costlier then $10 -20 per month or how much is it for the dry loop service + the dsl itself.

Thank you,
Michael

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