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Is it possible to install the brown box internally?

Hello, I am thinking of switching to Virgin Media's M200 package, but for reasons I'll not bore you with I am unable to have the brown box installed externally on my wall. My question is whether it would be possible to simply take the Virgin feed through the existing hole in the wall used for the Sky dish, then have the brown box installed inside my living room rather than outside?

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Re: Is it possible to install the brown box internally?

Hello

I am afraid that box needs fitting to the outside of the premises, VM will only install the box outside.

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Re: Is it possible to install the brown box internally?


@DJ_Shadow1966 wrote:

Hello

I am afraid that box needs fitting to the outside of the premises, VM will only install the box outside.

Regards Mike


that may or may not be fact - there are certainly installations without an external box - they may be old from earlier companies that became VM but not sure a blanket no is correct 

that said happy to be corrected

the definitive answer would be better coming from VM maybe

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Re: Is it possible to install the brown box internally?

I asked this a few weeks ago and was told that there needed to be 2 disconnection points outside the property for maintenance, one at the cabinet and one at the property. Apparently the people who do the outside cabling are not insured to go into the house? 

I've seen properties without a brown box, but they still have a connection point outside, so it's possible that the box was broken or removed at some point.

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Thanks for the replies everyone. As I suspected this isn't straightforward. Looks like I might just need to stay with Plusnet or BT.
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I've have private messaged you regarding your question.

 


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@Gareth-VM-TECH wrote:

I've have private messaged you regarding your question.

 


is it a big secret - its a general question that surely does not need to go to pm

the answer is of interest to the community

account details or the OP's inside leg measurement [surely] do not influence the answer

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Re: Is it possible to install the brown box internally?

No brown box here, cable comes straight in. And it was a VM installation, not a predecessor. 

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I have had some very helpful messages from Gareth and two other Virgin Media staff. It turns out it is possible for the feed to go directly into your home without having the brown box fitted externally.

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Re: Is it possible to install the brown box internally?

What is possible is not necessarily what is desirable. Or has VM been wasting money all these years fitting external termination boxes to millions of properties?

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