All I am doing is helping sort out the cabling that is going in and ensuring it is flexible enough to support many options. The possibility of putting the modems in the comms room was considered - yes it causes some issues and sorts out others ... and BT OR agreed it could be done. In the end, do they want to have to keep sending someone out, even if chargeable, because of a "slow" connection? Probably not.
The cabling will be there, BTs agreement will be there, the customer can then decide what he wants to do.
The cabinet is close by and currently has a good number of connections so there is already a high level of crosstalk (I would guess) it is te potential for high levels of noise in the building, some of which is already seen, that is the concern.
The builder (not the developer) is also trying to be awkward on the cabling side and, metaphorically, his head is to be banged against a wall!
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