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Wed, Jul 27, 2022 5:35 PM

Is AT&T not putting the ends and cable lines on Cat 5 in residential houses

We were under the impression that AT&T would put the ends and cable lines on the Cat 5 when we are building the homes for our customers. Is this not true?

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they put ends in one location once service is ordered and installed they arent going to terminate every cable in the house, thats up to you or hire a low voltage contractor .

browndk26

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Ethernet cable termination was included in my new home build. 

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@browndk26 by at&t or the builder? when i was installing we only terminated the cable from the gateway to one computer 

browndk26

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By my builder. 

spoom2

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You can get modular ends that don't require a crimping tool, but I don't like them. 

JefferMC

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I prefer terminating the lines in a patch panel strip.  Might need a punch down tool, though.

In any case, room-to-room wiring is not the responsibility of the ISP.  They may do one room as a courtesy.  

spoom2

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Yes, small patch panels aren't all that expensive, less than a crimper.

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