Solved Do you have to have a monthly cable service to get your wifi router/Ethernet switch working? I want wifi with no monthly bill, Tags: Ethernet Switch Routers WiFi Wireless Network Cable Last response: January 14, 2014 7:51 AM in Wireless Networking Share Bpowers21 January 14, 2014 7:42:51 AM I have a wifi router w/ a Ethernet switch & a cable but I only need Internet not cable. I don't want any monthly bills. More about : monthly cable service wifi router ethernet switch working wifi monthly bill Reply to Bpowers21 bryonhowley January 14, 2014 7:48:38 AM How are you going to get internet if you do not pay for it? A WIFI Router is useless without a internet connection to go with it. Sorry but the only real way to get internet is to pay for it and that means a monthly bill. Reply to bryonhowley m 0 l Best solution USAFRet January 14, 2014 7:51:57 AM It doesn't work like that. You can have internet, with no cable TV. But you still have to pay someone to provide that to your house. Reply to USAFRet Share Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !