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Tue, Jan 5, 2021 4:00 PM

Adding a second modem/router

This may be a simple question but I didn't see an obvious answer when I searched for one. The cable jacks in my house are on one end of the house or the other on separate floors. I have the Xfinity supplied modem/router in my office on one end of the house but I would like a better signal in my media room in the basement on the other end of the house. Can I add a second modem/router and have two independent networks where I can connect devices to one or the other depending on their location?

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jlavaseur

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4 m ago

Check out Richard Lloyd on YouTube, he explains a few different ways to accomplish this, he rambles on a bit

EG

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4 m ago


@MikeEldridge wrote:

Can I add a second modem/router and have two independent networks where I can connect devices to one or the other depending on their location?


You can't have 2 straight cable modems or 2 combo modem / router gateway devices (as you stated) at 1 residence.

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4 m ago

Good morning, MikeEldridge. Thanks for posting! EG is correct that we aren't able to have two modems on one account. If you have concerns with your connectivity at a distance, we would recommend looking into our xFi pods: https://comca.st/38S9sjL. Let us know what other questions you have!

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