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Installing router to room without phoneline?

So in the next month i will be moving into my new home and i was wondering if the router can be set up in a room which may not have the phoneline plug thing.
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Re: Installing router to room without phoneline?

It can go anywhere you choose, it doesn't have to be anywhere near the phone line






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Hi Steve and welcome.

Unlike other ISPs who deliver their broadband service down a BT / Openreach phone line, VirginMedia deliver their service down a dedicated coaxial cable from the local street cabinet.  Actually it's two conjoined cables ... one for broadband & TV, the other for VM's own landline telephone service.

Assuming your house is in a VM cabled street, when you order your installation you need to tell the engineer where you want the Hub situated and he should show you where the hole can be drilled through your outer wall to bring the cable in (assuming your house doesn't already have a VM cable in it).  The engineer can provide internal cabling from the entry point to where you want the Hub.

You need to get the Hub located in a good central position if you want to get Wi-Fi coverage throughout the house.

 

********* SuperHub 2ac - Asus rt-ac68u Router - Vivid 100Mbps **********

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That is the best possible answer i could have hoped for, thank you!!

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Hi Steve and welcome.

Unlike other ISPs who deliver their broadband service down a BT / Openreach phone line, VirginMedia deliver their service down a dedicated coaxial cable from the local street cabinet.  Actually it's two conjoined cables ... one for broadband & TV, the other for VM's own landline telephone service.

Assuming your house is in a VM cabled street, when you order your installation you need to tell the engineer where you want the Hub situated and he should show you where the hole can be drilled through your outer wall to bring the cable in (assuming your house doesn't already have a VM cable in it).  The engineer can provide internal cabling from the entry point to where you want the Hub.

You need to get the Hub located in a good central position if you want to get Wi-Fi coverage throughout the house.

 

********* SuperHub 2ac - Asus rt-ac68u Router - Vivid 100Mbps **********

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