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Do I need a coaxial cable for my router?

Do I need a coaxial cable for my router?

Judicious. Strictly speaking, the answer is no, the router attaches to the modem with an Ethernet cable, CAT 5e. There are some gateway devices that combine a modem and router into one device, and they attach via coax cable.

Can you hook up a modem without a coaxial cable?

You need a coax cable to connect it to the jack for the ISP. You can then go wireless or ethernet cable to connect it to the computer.

Can you connect a coaxial cable to a router?

Once you have found a valid working coax wire or outlet, you can connect your cable modem or router.

Why is there a coaxial cable in my router?

Your home’s coaxial wiring becomes a high-performance Ethernet network, giving you an easy way to connect your home entertainment devices or extend your WiFi signal. MoCA devices can improve your network speeds by up to 300% over standard Mesh WiFi.

Do you have to connect the coax cable for Internet?

Q: Do you need a coax cable for internet? If you have cable internet, then yes, you do need a coax (or coaxial) cable to connect to the internet. Your internet provider should give you one with your modem, but if you’re missing one, you can find them for pretty cheap on Amazon.

Do I need to connect coax cable for WiFi?

Will any coax cable work for internet?

While you may be tempted to do so, fiber-optic and coaxial cables cannot be used interchangeably. Fiber internet will need a fiber-optic cable, and cable internet will need a coaxial cable.

How do I connect my coax cable to my router?

Step 1: Take one of the HT-EM4 adapters and one Ethernet cable. Connect one end of the MoCA adapter into a coax TV outlet and, using the Ethernet cable, connect the other end to your router. Step 2: Take the second HT-EM4 MoCA adapter and connect it to any other coax outlet in your home.

Will any coaxial cable work for Internet?

A coax cable can transmit enough data for both TV and internet service. Most TV and internet providers have better deals when you bundle both services together since both services can work through the same network.

Is there a coax port on my router?

There is no coax port on the router to receive my cable for internet. Is there an adapter to bring the coax cable to the ethernet port? Is that a good option or should I have chosen a different product that has a coax port?

How to change coax to Ethernet for new router?

If not changing routers, unplug the coax then plug in the Ethernet. A router reboot might be needed. If changing routers, remove the old router. Install the new router using Ethernet. Note that if you use a non-Verizon router as primary, they will not provide any support past the ONT.

How do I connect my internet coax to my Netgear ni?

I purchased the Netgear Nighthawk Ax8 router with the intent to replace my internet provider’s router. I want to cut the TV and Phone from my existing provider’s plan and keep internet only. There is no coax port on the router to receive my cable for internet.

Do you need cable modem for Netgear router?

You can get some idea of why this is sound advice by looking at how many cable modem/routers Netgear sells. A handful. Compare that with the router range. Dozens. This tells me that you get a much wider choice of features in routers. Just put a cable modem in front. Just another user. 2019-11-23 11:13 AM 2019-11-23 11:13 AM

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