Table of Contents
- 1 Can I use Xfinity internet without a cable box?
- 2 Does the router have to be connected to the cable box?
- 3 Can I take my Xfinity WiFi anywhere?
- 4 What happens if you don’t have a coax outlet Comcast?
- 5 What can I use if I don’t have a coax cable?
- 6 How can I get Xfinity WiFi without an account?
- 7 Can I use my own router with my Comcast wireless gateway?
- 8 What are the requirements for X1 wireless TV box WiFi?
- 9 What type of cable do I need to connect to Comcast?
Can I use Xfinity internet without a cable box?
If you’re a current Xfinity Internet customer, you don’t need any additional equipment to use Xfinity Instant TV. Customers can use their compatible gateway. No TV Box is required to watch Xfinity Instant TV. You can also watch using the Xfinity Stream app on your compatible smart TV, smartphone, tablet or Roku device.
Does the router have to be connected to the cable box?
No you do not need to be connected to a cable box to work. There are a few cable boxes such as the one used for the Xfinity flex service that uses wifi, some boxes use a feature called Moca that allows boxes within the home to send data to each other.. like a dvr in one room and a slave box in another.
Can I take my Xfinity WiFi anywhere?
Access to Over 8,000,000 WiFi Hotspots Nationwide A compatible WiFi-enabled laptop or mobile device is required to access Xfinity WiFi. Internet customers can stay connected with access to over 8,000,000+ hotspot locations around the country. Sign in using your Comcast Xfinity ID and password.
Is Xfinity Gateway a modem?
When you lease an Xfinity Wireless Gateway, the router is built into it. The Wireless Gateway acts as a modem (connection to the Internet) and a router (connecting multiple devices within the home). This will also require additional configuration on the Wireless Gateway so that it will only act as a modem.
Can I connect my wireless router to my cable box?
A router is used to connect two different devices to a single output device. However, there is other hardware you use a router in conjunction with, including cable television boxes. These routers allow additional televisions to connect to the same receiver and watch the same cable programming.
What happens if you don’t have a coax outlet Comcast?
not having coax outlets does not mean you cant have cable internet, it just means Comcast has to do more then just run their lines up to your house and plug into a box outside and viola whole home internet. If you have every had cable tv or satellite tv installed the process is similar.
What can I use if I don’t have a coax cable?
You find a convenient closet or other service space (basement, garage, whatever), and put in a patch panel for the Ethernet, run conduit through the house to all the places you want sockets, and wire it all up. Same for the coax.
How can I get Xfinity WiFi without an account?
Xfinity WiFi hotspots LOCATED IN BUSINESSES AND OUTDOOR LOCATIONS are available to anyone who needs them for free during the COVID-19 national emergency, including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers: Go online to wifi.xfinity.com. Use ‘Find a Hotspot’ and enter your city or zip code. Go to location of hotspot.
How can I watch Xfinity without home WiFi?
Yes, you can download select Xfinity On Demand TV shows and movies for offline viewing using the Xfinity Stream app for mobile devices. Select Available for download from the filter menu to see what shows and movies are available to download to watch when offline.
Can the Xfinity wireless TV box be placed anywhere?
Yes, the Wireless TV Box can be placed anywhere it can maintain a wireless connection to your Wireless Gateway, like in a cabinet or behind a TV. (Though you should always ensure it remains well ventilated.) The Xfinity Voice Remote that comes with the Wireless TV Box does not require line-of-sight to the box.
Can I use my own router with my Comcast wireless gateway?
Your Comcast Wireless Gateway has a built-in router, providing a way to connect both your wired, and Wi-Fi devices. Sometimes, you may wish to use your own router instead, and have your Comcast Gateway act simply as a modem. This is known as as ‘Bridging’ the Gateway.
What are the requirements for X1 wireless TV box WiFi?
Requirements include: Xfinity Internet with an eligible leased Xfinity Wireless Gateway (Arris XB3 TG1682G, Arris XB6 TG3482G, Cisco XB3 3941T, Technicolor XB6 CGM4140COM, Technicolor XB7 CGM4331COM or CommScope XB7 TG4482A) is required to watch live TV over the X1 Wireless TV Box WiFi connection.
What type of cable do I need to connect to Comcast?
A coax cable is required to connect your modem/gateway to the Comcast network. The modem/gateway or a connected router provides a WiFi signal locally for you.