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Standard User gomezz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Wed 08-May-13 17:08:11
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Why does multicast need a fast fibre connection to the user?


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Which is what BT insist on to be able to access the multicast services they are launching?

If the user's router can handle the multicast protocol and the line speed is already more than adequate to support HD streaming then that is sufficient to the the need?

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Wed 08-May-13 17:10:49
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Re: Why does multicast need a fast fibre connection to the u


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http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/5800-bt-tv-connec...
The HD channels will be around 10 Mbps so pushing ADSL2+ for many people.

The roll-out to WBC ADSL2+ is due later in 2013. A case of a measured approach to a new service I guess and a way to push FTTC demand

Andrew Ferguson, andrew@thinkbroadband.com
www.thinkbroadband.com - formerly known as ADSLguide.org.uk
The author of the above post is a thinkbroadband staff member. It may not constitute an official statement on behalf of thinkbroadband.
Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Wed 08-May-13 17:23:11
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Re: Why does multicast need a fast fibre connection to the u


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Because the cabinet supports multicast which is only available to fibre.


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Standard User gomezz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Wed 08-May-13 18:45:23
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Re: Why does multicast need a fast fibre connection to the u


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Ta. That makes sense.

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