[wplug] FiOS questions

Chris Romano romano.chris at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 11:42:12 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Zachary Uram <netrek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Patrick Weber <paw160 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Verizon installs a fiber box somewhere on the outside of your house or in
>> your basement/garage.  Mine is in my garage.  This converts the fiber to
>> coax.  You will also receive a cable modem/wireless router to connect your
> I must be dense cause I still don't understand how you go from coax to
> router? I've never seen any router with a coax input. I would only be
> getting the Internet service (so no TV or phone) so why do I need a
> coax cable?

Don't worry to much about it.  Think of a standard router and replace
a cat5 port with a coax port.  That's all.  No big deal.

Guessing coax is standard just incase you want TV service too.

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