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Standard User Binary_Digit
(newbie) Fri 24-Oct-14 13:02:53
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No FTTC until 2016.. line bonding?

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Just found out today from the Scottish Govt (Digital Scotland project) that we won't be getting FTTC until July 2016. Despite the neighbouring development having FTTC through Openreach's commercial roll out and being only 100M away..

I split my work time almost half & half between home and my office and need to download & upload large files as i'm a Photographer/Videographer. Even if i could double the speeds i currently have it would halve the time i currently wait and increase stability things would be great.

So line bonding? Who does it? Does it need to be supported by the ISP or can i just get a second line with broadband and buy a load balancer?

With Plusnet Business currently. I'm on the Edinburgh Leith exchange, Sam Knows says i'm roughly 2.09 km from there and My line stats are..

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Connection Speed 5307 kbps 728 kbps
Line Attenuation 49.0 db 26.6 db
Noise Margin 5.9 db 4.9 db

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Fri 24-Oct-14 18:23:06
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Re: No FTTC until 2016.. line bonding?

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AAISP are one solution, and they use their FireBrick hardware to handle the bonding

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