(You must log in or sign up to reply here. However, MoCA is designed to make your Wi-Fi better. Ethernet is plug-and-play. Soon consumers will be able to buy devices based on the MoCA 2.5 … There’s no reason you can’t have a dual-band MoCA adapter than boosted throughput in the same way. Does it make any difference whether the Actiontec router is connected by coax or ethernet? And you can’t use mid-range MoCA on coax with cable, or high-range MoCA on coax with satellite. In terms of Verizon the ONT that they install is MoCA 1.1 so the coax is limited to 100 mbps. Check out the HT-EM2 MoCA 2.0 adapters to boost your Internet. It may not have any built-in MoCA HW at all, relying on the Ethernet connection for streaming. by Our more advanced readers may recognize that cable TV broadcasts below 850 MHz on the coax and satellite TV broadcasts above 950 MHz, hence the need for MoCA to avoid interfering with current signals on the line and 2 separate RF bands. So if you’re running DirecTV over your home coax and you want to connect other devices to your MoCA network, such as a gaming console, you’ll need a DECA for that as well as you need mid-range MoCA. TiVo, Slingbox, Android, Blu-ray Disc, and whatever other tech I feel like blogging about…, Current Consumer Electronics Deals at Amazon, Dish Network Gets Hopped Up On MoCA | Gizmo Lovers Blog, Aviation Week Video Coverage of Farnborough International Airshow 2012, Lockheed Martin F-35 Test Pilot Tuesday & 5th Gen STOVL for the UK, What’s New In Android From Google I/O 2012, Is ASUS the Flagship Android Tablet Maker? Your order will be held for 3 days from the time it's placed. Learn > MoCA > How Fast is Ethernet Over Coax? 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But if you’re ditching DirectTV and ‘cutting the cord’ to go pure streaming, and not using the coax for anything else, then sure, there is no reason that wouldn’t work. Discussion in 'TiVo Mini' started by geekmedic, Nov 8, 2017. Individual Ethernet cables do not share bandwidth. Not quite. Ethernet over coaxial is designed to boost your home Internet speeds faster than you can get with Wi-Fi alone. If you are not satisfied with your home Wi-Fi network’s performance and notice that it could use a boost, turn to MoCA. Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines. if so how much difference? If you are experiencing slow Internet and you think it is because of a coaxial cable (coax) cable issue, check to see that the coax cord has a tightly fitted connection to the coax jack and your modem/router. Different Slingboxes have different inputs available. With MoCA, the bandwidth across all MoCA adapters in your home is shared. With MoCA, the bandwidth across all MoCA adapters in your home is shared. So there probably isn’t a large market for 3rd party vendors who might make a dual-band product that could be used with cable or DirecTV, just one band at a time. But apparently the TV One DVR which will be in the living room must be connected by coax. That I do not know the answer to. Even though the 7232 & the 7100 both have ethernet ports, they can be connected only by coax. It is a piece of hardware. MoCA really is the next best thing to a direct ethernet connection between rooms. And is suppose to support MoCA. Coax (MoCA) and Ethernet are solid Internet solutions, but MoCA may be better for your needs. I heard it uses higher spectrum that some iterations of MoCA relies on. Same-day delivery: So a DirecTV MoCA network will not interoperate with a a cable MoCA network. MoCA stands for Multimedia over Cable, and the Router supplied by FiOS acts as a MoCA bridge, translating the signal to Ethernet for use by devices on your network. Here’s how. Versus, a MoCA network is a bridge for an Ethernet network to travel over coax. © DBnet, LLC - 2001-2017 All Rights Reserved. Here is a snapshot of benefits and shortcomings between MoCA and Ethernet to help you decide which is best for you: As you can see from the pros and cons above, Ethernet may be faster than MoCA, but that comes at a high cost. Looking to boost your Wi-Fi? Does FIOS plan to upgrade the ONT to the current version of MoCA? I learned something today! They both have strengths depending on your needs.... Coax to Ethernet is also known as MoCA or Multimedia over Coax Alliance. A cat6 ethernet wire is rated for 10 gbps. 1000BASE-T was designed for an error rate of 1e-10, MoCA 2.0 for 1e-8. Well, it comes down to what else you’re going to use that coax for, if anything, and this from the post: “MoCA has specified 2 frequency bands at which the network can be operated: High-RF MoCA for Cable MSOs and Verizon FiOS from 850-1500 MHz, and Mid-RF MoCA for DirecTV from 500-850 MHz.