Moving Virgin router to another room

  lindyloo4 17:43 03 May 2015
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I would like to move my Virgin router into my living room. I did have Virgin TV but that has been cancelled for some time. However the cable is still there. My query is can I connect the router to this cable or would separate signals have been sent down individual cables. I know I could try but I'm afraid of damaging the router. Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:04 03 May 2015

router or modem?

No connecting to the cable will not damage it, however I suspect it may not work as it may be a cable that was originallty from the router.

  lindyloo4 18:11 03 May 2015

Thanks for the reply Fruit Bat. It is a Virgin Super Hub that I am wishing to move and the cable left in the living room went into the back of my Tivo box.

  BT 18:31 03 May 2015

Virgin TV and Broadband all run off the same cable. My cable has a splitter to feed the TIVO box and the other side of the splitter is routed to another room where it is split again to fee a HD TV box and the Broadband Router/modem. I think the plug is the same so you should be able to plug it in. How is the router fed now?

  lindyloo4 18:36 03 May 2015

Hi BT. I'm sorry I have no idea how either are fed as both cables come up through the floor. There could be a splitter under there but I have no idea. Thanks for your reply.

  BRYNIT 21:33 03 May 2015

If no changes to the cabling have been made since the TV box had been removed connecting the Super hub to the cable should work.

  lindyloo4 22:14 03 May 2015

Thank you all. I'll give it a try tomorrow.

  lindyloo4 13:41 04 May 2015

I've connected the router to the other cable and it is working perfectly. Thanks to everyone who replied.

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