A friend of mine is having a problem with her internet set up. Bascially there are two phone points in the flat; one in the living room, one in the study. A Netvigator man came round and set up the Broadband NOW TV thing in the living room with the broadband modem plugged into the living room phone socket. He was unable to set up the computer in the study with broadband as the cabling wasn't long enough to reach from the modem in the living room to the study. My questions are:
(1) If broadband TV is now up and running, does that mean the flat now has broadband officially running through it's veins? or does something seperate need to be switched on for computer broadband?
(2) Is it not possible to plug in a seperate modem into the study phone line to use regular broadband? or does this mess up the broadband TV signal?
(3) Can I replace the modem in the living room with my own wireless broadband router therefore allowing wireless internet access throughout the whole flat? Or does this mean I can't have broadband TV because the broadband TV uses a special modem built for netvigators purposes?
(4) I guess my final question is what are my solutions? The netvigator man suggested a wireless broadband modem to replace the one in the living room... for $600! I've already got a Netgear DG834G I can give her!