My apartment is in an old house and we don't have a coax cable that I can find. We also don't have a landline or cable TV. Comcast rep says you need a coax cable coming into the house to connect to the modem for Internet. I read online about Comcast Hot Spots, but not sure what that is. Can anyone help figure out what I need to get Internet when I don't have phone line or cable TV? Thanks!
You can subscribe to Xfinity wi-fi service, but you must be very close to a xfinitywifi hotspot. If you open your network settings for your wifi look for any xfinitywifi connections, which must be close by.
You do need a coax connection from the street to the location of the modem if you want to subscribe to conventional Comcast internet service. A Comcast installer would need to run the coax cable, but will need written permission from the landlord on a rental property.
You might want to check your local telephone company if they can serve your location with already installed wiring.