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iBurst Desktop Modem FAQ
What are the benefits of the desktop modem?
The desktop modem allows for all the benefits of a fixed broadband connection with the addition of portability. This means the service can be disconnected by simply unplugging it from the mains, and moved to a new location to be reconnected by simply powering up the iBurst desktop modem again.
This allows easier movement of the service than a fixed line connection whether the move is between rooms or between cities.
The iBurst desktop modem can be connected to a single computer for access or attached to a local area network or a wireless network for the access to be shared between several devices in the home or office.
What does the iBurst desktop modem weigh?
Itís very light at only 600 grams.
The desktop modem does have a larger antenna and allows for better signal strength. It is recommended to use the desktop modem in all areas, especially those with light green signal strength, as seen on the coverage maps.
Can I share my iBurst connection with others?
It is possible to use the iBurst desktop modem to provide a broadband link to a local network which may be a traditional wired LAN or a wireless LAN using an 802.11 access point.
A Broadband Router or Wireless Broadband router will allow you to connect more than one user to the iBurst connection, such as in Case Study 1 - Broadband router and Case Study 2 - Wireless Broadband router.
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