Airport Extreme Base Station and ADSL2 (iiNet)

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by onvn, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. onvn macrumors newbie

    Jan 9, 2009

    Please pardon my noobishness..

    I have just bought an Airport Extreme assuming it is a wireless modem like my old Netgear DG834G.. I have tried plugging in the cable that comes from my telephone line into the internet WAN port with no recognition from the Airport Extreme.. Am I correct to say that the Airport Extreme is NOT a modem like the DG834 or is it? Will it mean I need an external modem to connect me to the internet?

    Right now its working flawlessly with the WAN port connected to an ethernet port to the DG834.. It's freaking fast!

  2. surflordca macrumors 6502a


    Nov 16, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    You are correct in saying it is NOT a modem...

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