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Do I need to plug telephone wire to modem?

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Do I need to plug telephone wire to modem?

I was just wondering do I have to plug telephone wire to modem to use comcast voice?

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Re: Do I need to plug telephone wire to modem?

Yes you need a cable from modem to phone or to wall outlet

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Re: Do I need to plug telephone wire to modem?

yup comcast's phone service is a voip or voice over internet protocol. meaning your the phone service you would be getting from comcast would be from the same lines that they use to send cable and internet. therefore you need a device that is able transmit, receive, encode and decode the analog signal into a digital one and vice-versa. hence the need for a modem