Internet and other forms of web connectivity have become basic necessities of the modern times. While metropolitan cities and sub urban areas have been enjoying this facility, the problem lies with the fact that the setting up of Internet connectivity is not so easy when it comes to rural places.

This is why rural places are connected via satellite Internet that comes with a data cap, i.e. the amount of data they can download and or upload is limited. This makes security of your wireless Internet connection a downright necessity in order to ensure that unauthorized users are not using up your connection’s data limitations. Here is how you can set up one for yourself:

1.      Set Up The Router

Connect your satellite Internet cable to the router’s Internet port. In case your Internet cable uses a port that is non RJ 45, you can use a patch cable to do the same. Once you connect your Internet cable to the router, power it on and give it a few minutes time to complete the booting procedure. When all the relevant indicator lights on the device are green in color and are more or less steady, you know that you can configure your device now..

2.      Connect the Router To Your Computer

In order to set up the router with the necessary settings you will need to connect it to your Pc with an Internet patch cable. Once the setup process is complete, you can get rid of the patch cable and use the wireless signal on any compatible device.

3.      Obtain The IP Address

After you connect the computer to the router, and after both the router and the computer boot completely, you will need to assign the IP address of your network to your router. In most cases, this is automatically set up when the router retrieves the information and starts using it. In case you see that your router is not getting connected, you will need to manually enter the IP address settings of the network to the settings of the network adapter to which you connected the patch cable from the router.

4.      Setting Up Name And Password

Now that you have successfully obtained the IP address of the router (automatically or manually), you will need to set a name to your network that will let you identify it when it is in range. You should also set a strong password to your network in order to curb unauthorized usage of your data limit.

In order to set up the name and the password, you will need to open your browser and key in the IP address of the router. In case you don’t know what it is, try searching for it on the documentation of the router. You will be required to key in the default (factory set) user ID and password (which can be obtained from the product documentation) before you can change the name and the password. Select a strong encoding while setting the password.

In case you face any difficulty while setting up the router, you can refer to the documentation of the product in order to get a step-by-step guide to complete the process. To know about the satellite Internet providers and where you can buy these wireless routers, click here.