Routers connect computers and other devices to the Internet. It acts as a dispatcher, choosing the best route for your information to travel.
It is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. It performs the traffic directing functions on the Internet. Data sent through the internet, such as a web page or email, is in the form of data packets.
It is connected to two or more data lines from different IP networks.
They, acting as the police of network traffic, are responsible for directing different types of networks to maintain the best transmission routes on their own roads. They are wired, wireless, core, edge, and VPN.