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Standard User ben_phd
(learned) Mon 11-Sep-17 20:59:50
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New Build - New Postcode, New Line, Possible FTTP?


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Evening

Long time lurker back again! I'm moving into a new build in October, completely new development. We were originally told by the developers they were looking at FTTP with Openreach, but this was way back in January this year so who knows what the final decision was and whats going in. I'm probably just skeptical but get the feeling we're going to land up with a standard copper line, bit disappointing if they've changed their plans considering we're a reasonable distance from the nearest cabinet (that i know of) and the phone exchange for standard ADSL2+. We may end up lucky, who knows at this stage.

Anyway - We have the new street names/postcodes already, so hopefully between now and then is going to be enough time for it to filter into BT's systems, does anyone have any idea how long that normally takes to happen? Last thing I want is to get keys then have to wait a few months for BT to realise there's new streets in the area!

Thanks in advance!
Standard User Zarjaz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 11-Sep-17 21:30:18
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Re: New Build - New Postcode, New Line, Possible FTTP?


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So the thing is, what 'goes in' is down to what the developers request from Openreach ....

Ask them what they have ordered ..... Round here Bellway seem to use FTTP on their new estates, who had developed yours ?

Standard User ben_phd
(learned) Mon 11-Sep-17 21:53:17
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Re: New Build - New Postcode, New Line, Possible FTTP?


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Hmmm I'll ask them next time I'm speaking to them then. It's a local house builder (Claymore), reasonable size but not nationwide. Cover this corner of the country up in Scotland.

Still expecting dealing with BT (or any other provider..) on a new street to be a nightmare but may be pleasantly surprised.


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Standard User Zarjaz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 11-Sep-17 22:08:12
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Re: New Build - New Postcode, New Line, Possible FTTP?


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Can't stress enough, it's the develops you must chase. Good luck.

Standard User lee111s
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 11-Sep-17 22:30:08
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Feel free to message me the postcode and I'll take a look
Standard User ben_phd
(learned) Mon 11-Sep-17 23:40:38
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Will do, thanks!
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