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Thinkdiff
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join:2001-08-07
Bronx, NY
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reply to Darknessfall

Re: Will U-verse use the same coax connection as Xfinity?

said by Darknessfall:

Unlike stated above, if you have VDSL2 and you get a RG that has a coax port, they can use coax to both receive the connection and backfeed TV signals.

I thought that was for real FTTH installs? Isn't the normal U-Verse VDSL2 install a home-run CAT5 (phone line) to the NID connected to the 2-Wire RG indoors? Do they have outdoor VDSL2 modems now?

Edit: I see.. they have NIDs which contain the VDSL2 modem. Didn't realize that. Sorry for the incorrect information. So they don't do phone line to the indoor RG installs anymore?
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doubleohwhat

join:2008-10-25
Birmingham, AL

Edit: I see.. they have NIDs which contain the VDSL2 modem. Didn't realize that. Sorry for the incorrect information. So they don't do phone line to the indoor RG installs anymore?

I would imagine that the outdoor "VDSL2 modem" everyone is referring to is just the same old iNID we've had forever. From what I've been told, they don't really like to install those unless pair bonding is required. Everyone else gets an indoor modem (model varies based on availability and services being installed) with the cat5 run to the NID.

I could most certainly be wrong though.

Darknessfall
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join:2012-08-17
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We don't have an INID. We have coax to our 3801 HGV. It both receives the VDSL2 signal over it and back feeds the TV signals over it.