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Input connection to Gateway


Input connection to Gateway

I am getting U-verse installed on 7/10 My desktop is installed in a basement office where there is no coax cable. What will be the input cable to the gateway, which should be as close as possible to the desktop for the ethernet connection.

Will the ATT tech install a coax to that location? Do I need to prepare a coax cable to that office? Telephone lines are there.

Anybody knows?

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Re: Input connection to Gateway

Your basement desktop can use Ethernet (like now?) or go Wireless (built into the UV gateway).


Existing coax will be tested for good signal, if passes, it's used; they will put new connectors on each end of coax, inside/outside, front/behind wallplates.


Coax will be connected to the UV RG (modem) for a backfeed, so there is no coax connected physically to any computer.


UV RG (modem) can be placed near any of your computers (or even with the DVR or an STB if you get the TV service).

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What is your current high-speed Internet setup?
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Re: Input connection to Gateway

Presently I have AT&T DSL on one of my 3 phone lines and am using a 2WIRE modem/router.

My question more specifically is what signal goes into the Gateway? Copper telephone wire or coax coming from the outside?

Thanks in advance


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Re: Input connection to Gateway

It'll be a dedicated home run the installer will use existing coax cable or install cat5e (preferred) from the NID outside the house to the RG. :smileywink:



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