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Standard User Sy5gtt
(newbie) Tue 07-Feb-12 18:49:51
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Open Reach are busy!


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Loads of vans buzzing around this week and lines being sprayed on the pavement up to our telegraph pole. Also engineer in our cabinet this morning. Could FTTC be coming?
Standard User ccxo
(member) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:12:36
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Loads of vans buzzing around this week and lines being sprayed on the pavement up to our telegraph pole. Also engineer in our cabinet this morning. Could FTTC be coming?


Whats you're exchange (use samknows) and what is you're post code so it can be checked againt the december lists, will be able to tell you if FTTC is coming etc.

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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:20:58
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There was a Bt open reach van down by work this after noon, someone had his head in the cabinet and when i came home a van and man was by the one down the road and that was opened as well. but i don't think it is anything to do with fibre as that don't get started until end of June. they always seem to be mucking about with the cabinet down the road.

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Standard User Sy5gtt
(newbie) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:22:52
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My cab is on the new list and our exchange was done in 2010. I'm hoping it won't be long now. Sam doesn't know either as it goes by the exchange not individual cabs. We have no dates on the bt wholesale checker or anywhere for that matter. Fingers crossed its finally happening.
Standard User ccxo
(member) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:28:18
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Okay what phase was the cab on the December list and what is the name of exchange.

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Standard User Sy5gtt
(newbie) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:29:38
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Phase 9b

Chippenham exchange.
Standard User ccxo
(member) Tue 07-Feb-12 19:39:10
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Cabs, 4,9,10,11,19 and 44 are all in phase 9b which is quite alot to see after a exchange has been enabled.

Though looking at the whole of the exchange came online in phase 4a and then another round of cabs in phase 6a and now 9b certianly alot of inflling.

Of the cabs being enabled in phase 9b do you know which one it is (need to know the postcode for youre line) and where it is located?

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Standard User Sy5gtt
(newbie) Tue 07-Feb-12 20:00:13
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Cab pcp10.

Yes a lot are on the list. I'm about 300-400 metres from the cab.
Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Tue 07-Feb-12 22:11:56
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I'm puzzled by there being markings by telegraph poles. That would indicate FTTP but I see no mention of that on Chippenham.

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Standard User ccxo
(member) Tue 07-Feb-12 22:52:08
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Just have to keep an eye on the cab, once the fibre twin appears is a case of waiting for it all to be connected. Power usually is the longest wait, as its seperate contractors.

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