Updated: 10/04/2017 by Computer Hope

A gateway may refer to any of the following:

1. When referring to a network, a gateway is a networked device which serves as an entry point into another network. For example, a wireless router is commonly the default gateway in a home network.

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2. Gateway is also a U.S. computer company. See the Gateway company page for additional information about this company.

Hardware terms, Network terms