[ubuntu-uk] NTL Cable installation

Mike Preston mike at technomonk.com
Fri Nov 10 00:34:28 GMT 2006

Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> On 11/9/06, Gary Kearley <gary at kearley.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am moving very soon, into an area which has NTL Cable, now I've never
>> had Cable before and need to know what I am dealing with.
> I use Blueyonder, in the London area, which is part of Telewest (now
> owned also by NTL). I have not had any problems.
> You won't be able to reuse your current DSL modem. It'll be a cable
> modem. It shouldn't matter at all. As long as what comes out the
> *other* end is an ethernet cable, you just plug in and go.
> If you get something that plugs into your USB port and not your
> network card, that can be a little more troublesome. I have not had to
> do this, and will let someone else chime in. I bet, however, that you
> can tell NTL that your PC has a network card and they'll give you the
> right equipment.
> -Eamonn
Both modems I've had have been usb+ethernet. Although I have always used 
the ethernet option.


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