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Network help - new build home UK

Hi all.

Just moved in to a new home in the UK, the developers fitted some Ethernet cables from my office to under the stairs. I want to herd wire the PC to the router.

The router and cable TV box (with virgin TV) are off the same cable in the living room.

Can I convert the phone line that runs from the living room to under the stairs, in to an Ethernet cable? I don’t want to sacrifice speed or capability here.

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Only if

Only if that phone line happens to be CAT 5 or better cabling. Most phone lines are rated far less than that so the answer is no.

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PS. Best answer I've read to date.
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Re: new home

Just a tip: when building a home, discuss your requirements with the architect, so that it can be fitted in according to your needs.

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Confusing. Need better explanation.

Where's the router and TV? What phone lines? Are they extra to the ethernet cables routed under stairs? Where is office, living room in relation to all this?

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