Much to my surprise not long after our exchange was fibre enabled they built 3 new pairs of cabinets to service exchange only lines. It's taken a while but our cabinet (cabinet 6) has finally been activated. The fibre estimate to my whole street seems low though (between 9 and 15 Mbps for me, lower than my current ADSL2+ sync of 16.2). My brother has been hooked up to the same cabinet and lives just round the corner and his estimate is between 52.9 and 79.6 which is much faster than his current sync of ~17Mbps.
Edit: When I entered my number into TalkTalks website just now to see about upgrading they estimated between 5 and 12 Mbps
Here is my estimate (well it's my next door neighbours, I'm with TalkTalk so this page doesn't work for me, my side of the street all get similar stats though): http://abload.de/img/fibre25huzn.png
This is my brothers estimate: http://abload.de/img/fibre135umq.png
Here my current line stats if that helps:
Sync Speed 16196 kbps Down 1019 kbps Up
Attenuation 16.5 Down 5.8 Up
I live in the low numbers on the even numbered side of my street. The odd numbered side of the street is serviced by a different cabinet (cabinet 5) and the higher numbers in the street are served by a different cabinet again (cabinet 2). Both cabinet 2 and cabinet 5 give much larger speed estimates than cabinet 6 for the same street, it's odd :/
With all this info does 9-15 Mbps sound right or are BT estimating a lower speed than I'd get? I've been looking forward to fibre for ages but I'm hesitant to order it if there's a chance it'll be slower than my current connection.
Cheers in advance for any help/info!
Edited by Findlay (Tue 10-Mar-15 12:32:57)