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Rogers ignite 500u

So I just got a call for a promotion and was wondering is rogers 500u the same as regular cable internet (using the standard coaxial I have) or are they going to run a special 'fibre' line or something and have to drill in my walls

Currently have carrytel (cable internet)
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500u uses the coax line. So does gigabit internet.
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Which Rogers Internet tier does not use coaxial cable but fibreoptic?
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I think the question is whether Rogers will need to drill OP's house to feed in a fiber line. From what I've seen, and I could be wrong, but Ignite 500u requires FTTH. I haven't seen cases where you can just hook up a modem to existing, old coaxial infrastructure and get 500 Mbps.
h2o- wrote: Which Rogers Internet tier does not use coaxial cable but fibreoptic?
All new condos have fiber going into each unit, and that gets converted to an electrical signal over coaxial to feed into the modem.
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board123 wrote: I think the question is whether Rogers will need to drill OP's house to feed in a fiber line. From what I've seen, and I could be wrong, but Ignite 500u requires FTTH. I haven't seen cases where you can just hook up a modem to existing, old coaxial infrastructure and get 500 Mbps.


All new condos have fiber going into each unit, and that gets converted to an electrical signal over coaxial to feed into the modem.
interesting... So I guess it's still unknown...
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A family member lives in a detached house and got gigabit over coaxial, using the Rogers CODA3825 (or whatever the model # is) modem.
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board123 wrote: I think the question is whether Rogers will need to drill OP's house to feed in a fiber line. From what I've seen, and I could be wrong, but Ignite 500u requires FTTH. I haven't seen cases where you can just hook up a modem to existing, old coaxial infrastructure and get 500 Mbps.


All new condos have fiber going into each unit, and that gets converted to an electrical signal over coaxial to feed into the modem.
I live in a house. I have the so called 500U. I get my internet through the same coax as cable TV. Not sure where you have seen it.
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Rogers $25 500U home internet.........Is that true and unlimited?
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Afaik, new house/communities/condominiums have fiber in the unit/house. But still it gets converted into rf signal to connect to the equipment.

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