Splitter for cable/internet?

I have DirecTV and just got high speed internet through a different company. The internet guy had to install the modem in my bedroom since the coax plug is being used in the living room. I would like the modem to be in the living room so I can hardwire my game system. Would I be able to use a splitter? Would it... show more I have DirecTV and just got high speed internet through a different company. The internet guy had to install the modem in my bedroom since the coax plug is being used in the living room. I would like the modem to be in the living room so I can hardwire my game system. Would I be able to use a splitter? Would it work since tv and internet are through different companies? Would it slow my speeds down? Thoughts?
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