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Out door filter

I got a TELSTRA  line coming from street to home which goes to a square plastic box on the side of my house

In the box are two other cables that come inside my home to be terminated to the main line from the street

One is internet only and the other is phone and fax. (NO NBN YET This time next year.)

Cables are connected by gel filled connectors to the main line.

I have been told I need a filter / spliter  that connects these wires inside the of this box.

Is this true and what is it called and a clear picture will be nice as well.


Thanks too all



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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Out door filter

Could you provide a picture of the inside and outside of the box?

Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Out door filter

To split ADSL and phone signals, a central splitter would normally be installed.

You need to get a licensed cabler to do the work (most electricians can do it).

They will supply and install.

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