does the airport extreme connect to my modem from att?or do i not need that modem from att if i get the airport Extreme? or do i need both?

Phone line connects to Modem. Ethernet cable connects modem to desktop. i get wireless for my macbook pro. Does the Airport extreme replace the modem or does it attach to it forever?

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QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

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    The Airport Extreme has to be connected to your AT&T modem. The Airport Extreme needs to be connected to your modem because it does not have a built-in modem, and yes, the Airport Extreme attaches to your modem forever.