If you do that, there won't be a normal cable signal going to the other TV outlets, if you want to use anything other than a Portal, such as a normal PVR, analog TV, you would be doing something like this;
From Shaw to a 4 way splitter
The Gateway connects to the 8-port distribution as well with the RF Output.
As long as the distribution thingy doesn't filter the high frequencies.
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