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    Will I get some sort of notification..?

    This is a discussion on Will I get some sort of notification..? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Just a quickie-due to go live yesterday and i'm sure I read somewhere that i would get some sort of(text?) ...

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      Will I get some sort of notification..?

      Just a quickie-due to go live yesterday and i'm sure I read somewhere that i would get some sort of(text?) message stating my line for BB has been activated.
      Hasn't happened -is it worth trying to connect anyway or do I really need to wait for this to happen?

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      Re: Will I get some sort of notification..?

      If you are new to broadband, plug your router in as you may well have been activated.

      If you are migrating from an old provider, that connection will fail and your new sky router should then work.

      You should receive a text message on your phone phone telling you it's been activated, but I guess these could be missed for one reason or another.

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      Re: Will I get some sort of notification..?

      Thanks I guess i could just pliug it in and try it.
      I'm with VirginMedia which is a cable modem connection and I believe Sky is a different connection(Sorry-new to all this BB talk)!!

      Will this make a difference?
      Thanks

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      Re: Will I get some sort of notification..?

      Ok, I assume you mean the connection into the back of your computer?

      If so, the cable modems, usually can be connected via Ethernet or USB. The sky router can be connected to via Ethernet or Wireless. I guess you used the USB connection for virgin. You'll need an ethernet adapter on your computer (which most have), and you'll be able to plug in one of the leads kindly supplied with your router (I think mine was yellow, but that's not to say yours will be).

      The ends of the ethernet cable will look like this.

      It should be fairly plug and play to be honest, and work out of the box.

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      Re: Will I get some sort of notification..?

      Thanks a lot for the advice

      Pete

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      Re: Will I get some sort of notification..?

      My text message arrive two days after my planned (and actual) activation date.

     

     

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