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2 Connections 1 property

Greetings All,

Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Evening (Whichever applies) I was wondering if someone could shed some light/give an answer to the following scenario?

I have just moved into a new shared property. One existing housemate already has a connection and I am accessing her WiFi. However i prefer to connect my devices via Ethernet which isn't possible here. Can 2 separate accounts be made on the same address? So she will have her own connection which she pays for and I can have mine.

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Tommy 

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Re: 2 Connections 1 property

It is possible but you will need to discuss it with VM on the phone not here.

It would be an expensive solution - so why can you not use ethernet? Altering her/your equipment/layout to allow both ethernet & wifi connections on one account will certainly be cheaper.

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Hi,

We're on different floors of the house and it's the distance.  Landlords doesn't want any additional cables going through the lobby areas.

I would have settled for the WiFi for the aforementioned cheaper solution but the WiFi signal in my room is very weak

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Re: 2 Connections 1 property

well a second virgin connection is going to result in additional cabling.
ethernet is going to be easier run than a new virgin connetion.

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Hi Tommy

I will PM you for more details

Thanks


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Re: 2 Connections 1 property

Another option is to try powerline adapters.

My lad is an avid internet gamer who thinks wifi is the work of Satan. Ethernet runs are problematic to his room so he has a pair of Solwise ac1200 powerline adapters. His PC/Xbox/PS3 can all be "wired" - with short Cat6 cables – back to the wireless router downstairs and he gets a solid 60-70Mbps on our 200Mbps package - he hasn't complained once in years! You can also add a wifi access point alongside to boost that up there as well.

Worth considering whether that will work for your house on your mains circuits they need to pass through the same consumer unit/fuse box - do yours?

See...
https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/test-centre/network-wifi/best-powerline-adapters-3490638/
https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/the-best-powerline-adaptors

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Hi John,

I will look into the power line adapters

Thanks mate

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Re: 2 Connections 1 property

Thanks for the assistance everyone. I got my connection installed a few days ago