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Member Since: ‎07-25-2011
Posts: 20

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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Bronze Problem Solver
Member Since: ‎12-05-2010
Posts: 3,195

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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Connection Expert
Member Since: ‎12-24-2003
Posts: 46,489

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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Re: tv cable box use with internet also ?

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thank u