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 Question by Gordon Keir posted 17 Apr 2001
 Cat 5 & Telephone
Can I use my existing house wired telephone line
to connect to a hub and then connect PCs?
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 04 May 2001
Hello Gordon,

There is an application called HomePNA that enables you to setup a network over the existing phone wires. I'm not really big fan of the HomePNA networks because of low cost/speed values and such, so I would suggest that you look for more information at

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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