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Standard User RogerE
(committed) Fri 21-Jul-17 12:36:09
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It looks like we're gonna get fibre!


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Openreach have just installed a new Huawei cabinet next to our old cast iron one, so I assume that means that, after years of saying "no chance - too few connections to the box" we are getting fibre smile

.telecom-tariffs.co.uk say:
Fibre Street Cabinet 1: P6 FTTC doing Design, live due by October 2017 Phase SEP Bucks&Herts 18a

so looks good!

Question: what sort of speed can we expect - The box is about 3.5k from the exchange, and we are about 500m from the box.

Whatever we get it's bound to be better than the 0.4 - 1.3 we get at present - isn't it?

Cheers

Roger
Standard User lee111s
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 21-Jul-17 12:39:32
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Yep looks like it!

At 500m expect 50-60meg perhaps.
Standard User RogerE
(committed) Fri 21-Jul-17 13:09:47
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Thanks - finally be able to stream BBC player then!


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Standard User lee111s
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 21-Jul-17 13:12:02
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Re: It looks like we're gonna get fibre!


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Haha you and me both.

We're tantalisingly close too!
Standard User MHC
(sensei) Fri 21-Jul-17 13:20:43
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You may even get 70 ,,, it will all depend on the amount of background noise and cross talk. At 440m, I am seeing 79Mbps ... and that has dropped from when I first had service installed.

If you are an early customer on the cabinet you will see a very good result but remember as new customers are added the rate will drop and that can be considerable. Upstream will almost certainly be a full 19Mbps


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Standard User R0NSKI
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 21-Jul-17 22:31:12
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Well at about 450 meters I'm seeing 46/6.

Strange thing is I was almost certainly one of the first on the cab, but it's my upstream that's been hit dropping from 12 to just below 6 now. Downstream has fluctuated up and down over the years, but not changed a great deal.

Standard User lee111s
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 21-Jul-17 22:54:33
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Like length as measured or distance you think you are?

If you are a geniune 450m line length then either aluminium or poor quality copper.

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Standard User R0NSKI
(fountain of knowledge) Sat 22-Jul-17 08:12:25
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Line length measured by a helpful engineer on another forum, which also coincides with the distance of the most logical route that I worked out.. Unfortunately he couldn't access the make up of the line as he's not from my area, but we presume there is some aluminium involved.

PS the estate was built in the 70's.

Edited by R0NSKI (Sat 22-Jul-17 08:15:26)

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