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my dvr don't have a ethernet port how can i connect my dvr to the Internet?

my dvr don't have a ethernet port how can i connect my dvr to the Internet?
I'm trying to connect my DIRECT TV DVR to the Internet. I was reading how to do it, but it say's to use an ethernet cable to connect the dvr. But my dvr only has a regular phone port not an ethernet port. is there a way to connect?
edgar asked this question 2 years ago
  • DIRECTV • 1414 answers • 91% helpful

    You have to have a HDDVR not a SD dvr. If you would like to upgrade call Directv @ 1800-531-5000
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  • DIRECTV • 3606 answers • 91% helpful

    Only High Definition DVR's can be hooked up to the internet. Upgrade might be discounted or even free (new 2 year commitment required).
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  • DIRECTV • 3650 answers • 91% helpful

    Upgrade to HD by calling 18005315000
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  • DIRECTV • 4 answers

    Any HR-## modle DVR's can connect to the internet. Also many people dont know that the R22-## receiver is also able to connect. More than likely you have at R model since you mentioned no ethernet port available.
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  • DIRECTV • 4223 answers • 90% helpful

    in order to connect to the internet, an hd-dvr (any HR model) or a sd-dvr (r22) will have an ethernet port. If yours does not have an ethernet port, you will have to upgrade your receiver. Call 1-800-531-5000 to schedule your upgrade.
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  • DIRECTV • 5251 answers • 95% helpful

    •At least one HD DVR (HR2x / R22s +) R22s are no longer made and sold.
    •Router with an available port or a wireless router.
    ?The router allows the Internet service to be available on the computer in the home and the receiver simultaneously.
    ?USB Wireless Card and Air Card aren't compatible.
    ?DIRECTV does not sell or provide routers. Routers are available at Local Retailers.
    ?Switches aren't compatible.