Upstream Router

Some articles on upstream router, router:

Modem - Broadband - Bridged Mode
... DSL modems without internal routing use what is known as bridge mode to connect to an upstream router device ... built-in routing can also sometimes be set to bridged mode to disable the internal built-in router in order to use an upstream router instead, such as for Multiple-WAN ... cabling is used to connect the modem to the upstream router, Internet Protocol is not used for communication between the devices ...