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Turn cable into wifi?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Hardnutjoe, Oct 8, 2012.

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  1. Hardnutjoe

    Hardnutjoe Thread Starter

    Mar 15, 2008
    I live in student accommodation and the wired internet is free but you have to upgrade £30 per device (so laptop, mobile, ipad) per year for wifi.

    I was wondering whether it is possible at all to purchase any hardware/software that would allow me to convert the wired connection to wifi? Bearing in mind I only have access to the jack on the wall. I'm not sure if it is even possible but it's just annoying that I have to pay per device.
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    Ask the IT department what is allowed and what they suggest.

    Until we know that information we will not and cannot help.
  3. zx10guy

    zx10guy Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Mar 30, 2008

    I think the poster is trying to circumvent paying the 30 pound fee per device to have wireless service from the provider. This thread should be closed.
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