They will use existing ducting to the CAB and any ducting that is present from there. Final length is either from existing poles or digging.
FTTP is priced as a separate product which is naturally more expensive than FTTC.
Everybody gets the same speeds delivered - whether it is capped into bandwidths to sell (similar to Virgin) I couldnt say.
Since FTTP has never been considered for my area further investigation have been irrelevant.
Ex <n>ildram , been to SKY MAX - 15,225 Download
BE Unlimited - 21,000 Download 1,200 Upload ON THE LINE THAT SKY COULD ONLY PROVIDE 15,255 DOWN AND 800 UP ON!!!,
Moved house, now BE Unlimited 6,500 Down, 1Mb/s up - gutted!
FTTC Cab installation commenced 12th April - expect full 80 / 20 - bye bye BE, hello BT Infinity soon!