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Underground conversion - cable type? Conduit size?

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Underground conversion - cable type? Conduit size?

Dear Readers,

I'm having my electrical service changed from overhead to underground; while the trench is open I will have the electrician install an additional conduit (higher in the trench by about 6") for the cable connection that is on the same pole and follows the same route.  The distance from pole to house is about 75', making the total cable run approx. 100'.  My questions are:

 

Will CC install RG-11/U for this run?

 

What size conduit should I install?  This will be traditional PVC electrical conduit with sweeps to above grade.

 

I'm in Port Charlotte, FL and am an Internet-only customer.

 

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Re: Underground conversion - cable type? Conduit size?

Did you ever get an answer to this?
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Re: Underground conversion - cable type? Conduit size?

Yes.  An inquiry to the VP of Customer Service, Tom Karinshak, got me an answer overnight.  3/4" trade size minimum.  I used 1".

Comcast provides the cable.  I asked the installer (contractor) to use RG6/U underground and he did.