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What is a splitter?

A splitter is a device used to split the cable signal if the signal must be sent to two or more devices. Service technicians might install splitters if they activate additional outlets within your home.


You can install or remove splitters on your own, but it is not recommended. For your equipment to work properly with your equipment and provide clear reception, it must meet proper signal requirements. A service technician can ensure that your equipment is receiving the proper signal level.

For more information, see Does a splitter on the cable line affect the signal strength?

Did You Know?

You are responsible for maintaining any splitters that you install yourself.

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