I have Verizon as my internet provider, with their modem. Will the Airport Extreme replace this? Or do I still need an internet provider?

QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

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  • Best Answer:

    You still need to have an internet provider and your internet modem. You plug an ethernet cable from the modem into the Airport Extreme and now you have a wireless network.

  • An AirPort base station is a router which parcels out an incoming signal to your other devices, not a substitute for an isp's gateway device (aka modem) which must provide that incoming signal.

  • depends on what kind of device you have from verizon, some are dsl modems only, some are modems / wireless routers in one...