Cable TV make use of what is called Broadband Network, meaning the bandwidth of the connection is Split to simultaneously carry Many signals at different frequencies, for data networking purposes (Internet access), cable system typically allocates one channel worth of bandwidth which is used to access the Net.
That means you can convert your multi tv, DSTV, strong, etc decoder to a modem to access the Internet. You can also connect your laptops and desktops to browse the Internet at a speed between 6mbps and 8Mbps, over 100 times which is far better than any Dial up Connection e.g Starcomms, Multilinks and others.
Before you can be connected to the Internet Free of Charge though any of DSTV, multitv,strong etc You need the Material below,
1. Your Decorder! It might be that of Dstv or multi tv,strong etc.
2. Cable Modem.
4. Coaxial Cable.
5. Rj 45 Internet Cable.
After Getting all this Materials, Then you are Ready to Browse Free Using your Decorder!
PROCEDURE FOR CONNECTION
This is the Most Important Step, Please Follow it Carefully and I believe it will work for you also. Lets get Started.
1. Connect the Coaxial Cable from the Coaxial Port at the back of the Decoder to the Splitter.
2. Connect another Coaxial Cable from the other side of the splitter to the Coaxial Port at the back of Cable Modem.
3. Connect one end of the Rj-45 Cable to the jack of the Cable Modem and the other end of the cable to the Ethernet port of your Laptop or your Desktop PC.
4. Turn on your Decoder and also turn on the Cable Modem.
Thats All, Is that not very Simple?
Now lets Proceed to the Browser Configuration Stage.
CONFIGURE YOUR BROWSER TO WORK WITH THE DECORDER
Now we are 95% done, Just Configure your Browser with the Below IP and Port and you can Start Surfing the Internet at an Unimaginable Speed of 8mbps all for Free, Now Open your Mozilla or any other Browser and configure with this:
HTTP proxy or IP: 127.0.0.1
or select Auto Detect Proxy and you are Ready to Browse.
Thats All… Goodluck!
ADVANTAGES OF USING YOUR DECORDER TO BROWSE THE INTERNET
1. Internet access & Cable TV Access Charges are taken care of in your monthly subscription payments .i.e . You dont have to pay Extra Fee to Access the Internet, with your Decorder you can browse the Internet 24/7 and still pay the same amount you pay to your Cable Network.
2. The Speed of the Internet is enormously fast.
3. The Internet Access does not affect your Cable Stations, this means that you can watch and browse simultaneously.
4. You can connect it with up to 8 Laptops/PCs for effectiveness and speed compare to other means of Internet where we pay up to Ghc 150 on monthly subscription and you can use 3 System at a go..
5. You can make cool money connecting for others and you don’t need to be a Guru to know how to configure laptop or desktop to Access Cable Internet.
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