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2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

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I was thinking on getting the Ultimate oomph package. which comes with 2 TV boxes. I was planning on keeping one downstairs in the living room and putting one upstairs... 

but I wanted to know for the TV box upstairs does it just connect to the router/other TV box through WiFi? or so they need to be physically linked with a cable?

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

All Virgin Media boxes must have a cable co-ax connection.

In addition, each V6 requires an internet connection, either direct Ethernet cable, Ethernet over powerline adapters or WiFi, given a stable, strong signal.

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

all vm boxes need a coax cable to the Virgin network. The v6 also needs connecting to the router That can be wifi but wired is best

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

So the coax cable that comes in from outside is connected to the router? then a TV box is linked to it with an ethernet cable? so that would take care of downstairs. But the upstairs TV box can be used VIA wifi? can I watch HD channels on the one upstairs? or if its connected VIA an ethernet cable can virgin install an ethernet cable?

I currently have BT and the router and BTTV box are in different rooms, they are linked with an ethernet plug into the mains, can't I just do this for VM too?
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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

you have to have VM install a COAX cable. every box MUDT has a coax cable as well as a connection to the router.

VM will install the Coax but the network connections (ethernet or wifi) is up to you

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

It’s simple and straightforward as advised in my earlier post.

Cable TV requires a cable to each and every box you have from Virgin Media.

In addition, each V6 requires an internet connection.

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

How do I get 2 coax cables? There will be one downstairs for the downstairs tv... how do I get one upstairs ? Will VM install a second one?

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

"VM will install the Coax"

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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....

thank you

Just a quick one.. how do they install a second coax upstairs?
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Re: 2 TV boxes: one upstairs and one downstairs....


@edwatson wrote:
thank you

Just a quick one.. how do they install a second coax upstairs?

There are two possibilities. Either from a splitter in the outside omni-box running to a new entry point into the house, or from an internal splitter on the feed to the hub or 1st tv box.

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