said by aerotive:
For the past 5 or 6 years we've had service from the local cable company, phone/Internet/video. The cable modem was wired to the phone lines so we could use regular phones throughout the house. What will need to be done to the inside wiring to make it compatible with DSL, if anything? Would the cable co have also made changes to at&t box on the outside of the house, or inside only?
We're also going cell phone only, so just need to make it work with the one phone jack where we'll put the DSL modem.
The best thing to do would be to leave the rest of the telco jacks disconnected from the NID (the cable co tech should
have disconnected your inside wiring at the NID), and run a new dedicated (homerun) cat5 connection from the NID to a dedicated jack where you will connect the modem (I have always done that for DSL connections). That will eliminate the possibility that the in-house wiring might act as a bridge tap and lower your DSL signal quality.--
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