You need to connect the ENHWI-3GN3 with a USB 3G Modem or a Cable/DSL Modem to access the Internet.The Encore's ENHWI-3GN3 is a 3G-enabled Wireless-N Router that supports home network with superior throughput, performance and unparalleled wireless range. With ENHWI-3GN3, you can share one 3G Wireless internet subscription to others through wired and wireless LAN. It supports 3G USB Modem Adapters from wide selections of 3G broadband carriers all over the world. A freedom to roam to where your 3G cell subscription site is available and still share and enjoy the Wireless-N's speed and accuracy. Unlike other wireless 3G routers, the Encore's ENHWI-3GN3 comes with a WAN port. With WAN port, you are not limited to just 3G connection; you can still hook up your home or home-office DSL or Cable Modem broadband internet connections. With ENHWI-3GN3 you can build a hot spot within home, office, apartment, school, cafÃÂ©, construction site, etc. wherever your subscription 3G wireless ISP tower can roam.