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pinkytoes
Posts: 19
Registered: ‎07-25-2011

tv cable box use with internet also ?

I'm an XFINITY tv subscriber,I' want too no if I' can use my tv cable box for internet also since it has an Ethernet port on the back of this tv HD set top box? my tv cable box XFINITY model RNG110 thanks
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Jim721
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Registered: ‎12-05-2010

Re: tv cable box use with internet also ?

The either net port on your cable box is disabled at this time and can not be used for Internet. Not sure what or if comcast has any plans for that port in the future.
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EG
Posts: 40,192
Registered: ‎12-24-2003

Re: tv cable box use with internet also ?

FWIW, you would need a cable modem. Here is an example;

 

http://www.amazon.com/Zoom-DOCSIS-Cable-Modem-5341J/dp/B0063K4NN6

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pinkytoes
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Registered: ‎07-25-2011

Re: tv cable box use with internet also ?

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thank u