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post #1 of 14
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Hi there,

Right, the story is that tomorrow I'm getting Virgin Media fibre optic broadband and I am a little worried over the installation.

You see, I would like them to connect the wires to my computer in my bedroom, but unfortunately the point at which I assume they will be connecting the hub and wires to is in the living room.

Here is a rough representation of my flat.

The red dot is where the wall socket is and the blue dot is where my pc is.
The green line represents how I would like them to wire the cable.

My question is do you think they will be able to wire it that far?

Cheers!
post #2 of 14
uhh, If you are paying for installation, you can make them fit the box where you want it.

What service are you getting btw?

I recently upgraded to 30 meg and it rocks , 3.6 MBps on steam
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Just be cheeky and ask him/her to install it in your bedroom, i did and they did it for me!!
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Worst case scenario, offer the guy a few quid.
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^ DITTO.

To answer your original question, Yes. Unless each room is of the size of a foot-ball field, it will work
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post #6 of 14
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Its the 10mb fibre package for £22 a month.
I payed £40 for the installation engineer and 2 months in advance internet. So I have payed about £80 or so for the one off fee.
I'm guessing then that they are obligated to put it where you want, right?
It would be such a pain in the ass if I have to move everything, lol.
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Awsome guys, thanks for all the answers! Will just ask him tomorrow.
post #8 of 14
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Its the 10mb fibre package for £22 a month.
I payed £40 for the installation engineer and 2 months in advance internet. So I have payed about £80 or so for the one off fee.
I'm guessing then that they are obligated to put it where you want, right?
It would be such a pain in the ass if I have to move everything, lol.
Yes, you can make them put where you want it unless its going to damage the property in a bad way or something like that.
    
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post #9 of 14
I had the same problem here. the only difference is my room is pretty much across the house and not in the room next to the outlet. we had our services re-installed yesterday and I wanted my pc wired in my room but don't care for having the modem and phone line connect here as well. I already have too many wires. today I picked up a linksys E1000 N router which is rated at 300mbps. doesn't really have a signal in here. since I got the pc I've been using my old linksys g router and it's awesome at this distance. why is the g so muc better than the N? the signal from the N was almost non-existent. think I'm just going to buy a modem instead and have my full 30mbs.
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post #10 of 14
Look into powerline adapters. They are great for getting a "wired" connection without all the work.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-362-_-Product is what I'm using.
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