Difference between Modem and Routers

Most people mistakenly believes that modem and router are the same things.

Modem vs Router

What is Router?

A router is a device that connects via a cable to a modem and transmits data through the Internet to other devices. A router is a device that is used to exchange data between the transmitter and receiver.

Different types of router

1. Wireless router 2. Wired router 3. Edge router 4. Core router 5. Virtual router

What is the Modem?

Your modem is what carries internet service from your street to your home. Spectrum cable is an example. The modem will be connected to the wall immediately.