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Jacklyn93
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Use old cable

So i have set up my new wifi box but I couldn't get the old able detached from the box on the wall so i just went and used that one instead of the one in the set up kit. I just wanted to make sure that won't affect my internet speed with it being an old cable?

 

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Re: Use old cable

So long as the cable is not damaged it's fine, I've known 30-year-old cable to be still working.

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Hi Jacklyn93, welcome to the forums. 

 

The cable should be fine, we recommend using a Cat 6 cable or above. 

 

Kind regards 

Chris

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@Chris_W1 pretty sure the op was talking about the coax not the network cable 🙂

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Hi Jacklyn93 

 

If it is the coax cable then you can use this. You can always keep the other one as a spare. 

 

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That's perfect thank yous for the help

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