Setup your modem and activate your Internet service

Want to set up your modem and activate your Internet service? Let's get started!
NOTE:  This information applies to newer CenturyLink modems. Other modems may have different features, lights, and behaviors.

1. The equipment you'll need

2. Plug it in

3. Find a location for your modem

4. Connect the power cord

5. Connect the phone cord

6. Connect to your modem

7. What color is your Internet light?

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