A device that enables several users on a network to access the Internet via ISDN. Also known as an ISDN LAN modem, it contains a BRI ISDN port and an Ethernet port. It may also provide several Ethernet ports, which lets it serve as a central Ethernet hub for a small workgroup. Access to the unit for configuration and monitoring is typically done via a Telnet connection or Web browser or both. See modem router
ISDN Router Installation
For Internet access, the router supplies temporary IP addresses to each of the nodes through its DHCP capability. Routers may also provide analog phone support.