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Wed, Aug 5, 2020 11:00 AM

Gateway Bridge Mode not available for "IP Only" Accounts?

I recently invested in my own modem / gateway / switch to manage my home network and security cameras. Once I got everything installed, I reconfigured my Xfinity gateway into bridge mode and instantly lost access to cable TV on all my boxes.

 

After doing some research here on the forums, I realized that bridge mode disabled MoCA on the gateway so my existing boxes would not work. Per suggestions on previous posts in this forum, I then went to the Xfinity store today to request an XG2 box (which is how my system was set up prior to this "upgrade" I recently got) only to be told that I have an "IP only" account and that there is no way for me to get internet service and cable TV using my own equipment. I was told that an IP only account is my only option for service in my area now. Is that true? What are my options?

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Rustyben

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24K Messages

1 y ago

I have escalated your issue to the Comcast Team available to these forums. Check back often for a reply in this thread from a Comcast Official Employee.

Official Employee

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2.9K Messages

1 y ago

Greetings, @deandefreitas! I appreciate you taking the time to reach out to us here on the forums. I hope you are having an amazing day! I apologize to hear of the issues you are running into when trying to use your own equipment. I would like to have a look at this and see what we can do for you. Can you please send me a PM with your first and last name so I may further assist you?

 

To send a private message, please click my name "ComcastMichael" then select "Send a Message" on the right side.

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3 Messages

1 y ago

PM sent. Thanks.

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