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Cable Employ

join:2012-07-23
Saint Paul, MN
reply to blu87

Re: [Signals] Low signal and slow speeds

Comcast would have to run main-line cable from the street up towards the house. Generally you don't want to be more than 250 to 300 feet away from the main cable connection. Any more than that, and you will not get usable signal. Depending on how far mainline would have to be run, if there needs to be any amps installed, if they can run it on a pole line or if it goes underground, do they have to get permits from a city, county, or state to go under a road, would all determine how much it would cost. Only someone from your local construction department can answer that. But a 700-900 foot drop would not work.

blu87

join:2004-03-23
united state
Ok this makes sense now. What my uncle and his wife were saying didn't make sense (I guess they didn't understand the problem either), but now I understand it.

So then they would need to contact Comcast's construction department to come out and give an estimate? Since the neighbor actually owns my uncle's house (and therefore adjoining pieces of property) wouldn't it be possible to set something up so that the mainline cable could run to both houses and supply a proper signal for HSI?

Thanks for all the help.