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Standard User busterboy
(member) Tue 06-Nov-18 18:01:02
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From 1 Mb to 330Mb FTTP


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Is there anyone living out in Rural areas that had as little as 1Mb in the past and upgraded to high speed FTTP share their experience.

1: How far from the exchange do you live.

2: Was you told you would never get faster because of the distance from the exchange.

3: Hearing success stories still gives me hope.

I have been told by Superfast North Yorkshire that late 2018 early 2019 Phase 3 has been given the go-ahead and because I only get 1Mb I am one of many who have been put to the front of the queue for this work to go ahead.

My Postcode LS21 2LL

http://superfastnorthyorkshire.com/#tab-fttp-providers

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Standard User Zarjaz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 06-Nov-18 18:31:48
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Re: From 1 Mb to 330Mb FTTP


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I installed a 330/50 at a business last week which was previously receiving 6meg

There is an area called Pishill outside Henley where ADSL does not work, and VDSL is touch and go too .... they can nowget FTTP.

Distance from the exchange has nothing to do with FTTP.

Standard User busterboy
(member) Tue 06-Nov-18 18:37:49
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In reply to a post by Zarjaz:
I installed a 330/50 at a business last week which was previously receiving 6meg

There is an area called Pishill outside Henley where ADSL does not work, and VDSL is touch and go too .... they can nowget FTTP.

Distance from the exchange has nothing to do with FTTP.


When I look on CodeLook there is a Cabinet P11 and Exchange 13 with live surveys due by March - May 2019

What exactly are cabinet P11 and exchange 13 for the none educated like myself.

https://www.telecom-tariffs.co.uk/codelook.htm?xid=8...

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Standard User Zarjaz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 06-Nov-18 18:50:13
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Re: From 1 Mb to 330Mb FTTP


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Not au fait with Codelook myself, but P11 sounds like a cabinet number.

Someone will reveal all shortly I expect.

FTTP has nothing to do with cabinets or their infrastructure.

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Tue 06-Nov-18 21:24:12
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And is your postcode associated with cabinet P11 - if not then it is irrelevant - not FTTP does not require the creation or use of cabinets

The exchange and number is referring to a collection of exchange only lines

You are currently connected via cabinet 4 which is near Pool Bridge and has a VDSL2 twin, but is far to far away to get any VDSL2 speed

Whether FTTP is coming it is a case of wait and see, current plans can and do change so take any 'promises' as being subject to change without notice

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Standard User alloneword
(member) Wed 07-Nov-18 00:59:14
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Well for my sins i live in a part of London (Surrey Docks) that still has nightmare broadband, 2mbit is not unusual and i used to get about 4, but bought some some of my own hardware and went over 4G for about 18 months but was also able to brag a FTTP install for my small block of 4 flats and went to 50mbits then up to 80mbits and i was told by some BT engineer about 3 years ago that we would be one of the last in the country to get it and maybe BT would not do it unless they were forced to by the Govt and here i am at 80mbit could do more but can't afford it.

Get in touch with the cheif exec of OpenReach, clive someone or other his email address is in the forum somewhere and just keep mailing the guy, be polite and explainto him and it would help you/family/neighbours etc, i got lucky and got him first time as say they just got the brush off but you have nothing to loose, as for CodeLook it still tells me i can't get fibre so bang oes that one, don't give it up it makes a huge difference when you can do 3 or 4 things at once, ask the wife she's always doing 4 things at once, something about multitasking but i didn't here her, i was busy playing pong and had to concentrate on that.

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Standard User dewi
(regular) Wed 07-Nov-18 16:59:09
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We went from 1.7 Mbps on ADSL to 310 Mbps on FTTP. Our village got upgraded to FTTP through the Wiltshire Online initiative (https://www.wiltshireonline.org/). It's made such a difference. We used to have to download movies overnight, whereas we can now watch HD on demand. Also, working from home is now a delight.
Standard User busterboy
(member) Wed 07-Nov-18 17:27:11
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In reply to a post by dewi:
We went from 1.7 Mbps on ADSL to 310 Mbps on FTTP. Our village got upgraded to FTTP through the Wiltshire Online initiative (https://www.wiltshireonline.org/). It's made such a difference. We used to have to download movies overnight, whereas we can now watch HD on demand. Also, working from home is now a delight.


Loving reading success stories like this, Thank you dewi.

I have been told / confirmed from Matthew Roberts - Superfast North Yorkshire that work in our village (Phase 3) has been started and hopefully early 2019 we should be rolling via FTTP. Hopefully this is not tumbleweed just blowing adding to the wait.

http://superfastnorthyorkshire.com/#tab-fttp-providers

Each District Council in North Yorkshire is a member of the SFNY Engagement Group, which provides local support to the programme.
District Councils help promote superfast broadband to businesses and residents, including alternative broadband providers, providing access to business support opportunities, advice and grants. District Councils can be contacted as follows
Craven Andrew Laycock alaycock@cravendc.gov.uk 01756 706220
Hambleton Peter Cole peter.cole@hambleton.gov.uk 01609 767212
Harrogate Matthew Roberts matthew.roberts@harrogate.gov.uk 01423 500600 (ext number 51138)
Richmondshire Chloe Lewis chloe.lewis@richmondshire.gov.uk 01748 901038
Ryedale Jos Holmes jos.holmes@ryedale.gov.uk 01653 600666
Scarborough Kerry Levitt/Carol Tolley regeneration@scarborough.gov.uk 01723 232325
Selby Alex Dochery adochery@selby.gov.uk 01757 705101


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Standard User B31
(member) Wed 07-Nov-18 20:17:07
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I went from 1.4ish to 4Mbps ish (after many engineer visits) then six years later to 200 Mbps FTTP.

This is on the edge of a big city and not really described as rural.

BT wouldn’t put in FTTC as it wasn’t commercially viable, Virgin couldn’t install as the council wouldn’t let them.

A lot of pushing via my MP and I guess strategies changing meant eventually FTTP arrived.

I’ve started a few threads over the years on here if you want to see how bad it all was (probably best not to!)

Stay positive!


BT FTTP - Superfast Fibre 3 Unlimited. 205 Mbps down / 24 Mbps up.

New build estate that wasn’t given anything I’d call broadband. First four years 1.6 Mbps ADSL. Following two years, and after many openreach visits, 4.3 Mbps!
Standard User busterboy
(member) Wed 07-Nov-18 22:15:59
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In reply to a post by B31:
I went from 1.4ish to 4Mbps ish (after many engineer visits) then six years later to 200 Mbps FTTP.

This is on the edge of a big city and not really described as rural.

BT wouldn’t put in FTTC as it wasn’t commercially viable, Virgin couldn’t install as the council wouldn’t let them.

A lot of pushing via my MP and I guess strategies changing meant eventually FTTP arrived.

I’ve started a few threads over the years on here if you want to see how bad it all was (probably best not to!)

Stay positive!


Excellent B31 I am really pleased for you.

Trust me when I say I am sick of 14 years of super slow ADSL internet speeds (1Mb Down and half that upload) and trying to run my business along with pleasure is very difficult indeed.

I am super excited at the very thought of possibly playing a YouTube video at a decent resolution rather it buffering at 360p and having to wait while it catches up. frown

Glad you posted mate, This is what I wanted to hear, another success story thank you.. smile

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