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Standard User fig
(experienced) Sat 22-Dec-18 10:36:16
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Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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My local cab (which is about 30m away) is now taking orders for both GFAST and FTTP but I've another 3 months left of an 18 month contract with PlusNet. Seems to be very little info out there as to if / when PN MIGHT start to offer a service so has anyone got any info at all?

A few people nearby are already getting the service via BT and while I'm reluctant to jump away from PN If there are no offerings on the horizon then come Feb / March time I'll be looking to migrate away.

Shape yourselves PN, a few of us want a bit of extra speed smile

plusnet 4/11/2003 -> 4/3/2009 512Kb-2Mb
O2 Standard LLU 4/3/2009 -> 23/6/2009 ~3Mb O2 Access 13/7/2009 -> 22/6/2010 ~8Mb
plusnet 22/6/2010 -> 04/04/2014 ~8MB
plusnet 04/04/2014 -> ?? ~76Mb FTTC
Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Sat 22-Dec-18 10:39:32
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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Are you sure it offers FTTP, as opposed to FTTPoD? They arenít the same thing pricewise.

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Standard User fig
(experienced) Sat 22-Dec-18 11:01:18
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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My bad, yes, FTTPoD, I'd only actually looked at GFAST tbh and that's what others have had installed nearby.

VDSL Range A (Clean) 80 79 20 19 75.1 Available -- --
VDSL Range B (Impacted) 80 79 20 19 74 Available -- --
G.fast Range A (Clean) 330 330 50 45.2 330 Available -- --
G.fast Range B (Impacted) 330 330 50 34.4 330 Available -- --

FTTP on Demand 330 30 -- Available -- --

plusnet 4/11/2003 -> 4/3/2009 512Kb-2Mb
O2 Standard LLU 4/3/2009 -> 23/6/2009 ~3Mb O2 Access 13/7/2009 -> 22/6/2010 ~8Mb
plusnet 22/6/2010 -> 04/04/2014 ~8MB
plusnet 04/04/2014 -> ?? ~76Mb FTTC


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Standard User baby_frogmella
(knowledge is power) Sat 22-Dec-18 11:21:46
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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TBH youíre more likely to spot a flying pig than Plusnet ever offering you FTTPoD wink

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Edited by baby_frogmella (Sat 22-Dec-18 11:22:51)

Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Sun 23-Dec-18 14:27:39
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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PN won't have G.Fast on their product from BT Wholesale. You are better off order g.fast elsewhere, different service provider who has G.Fast on it.
Standard User Zarjaz
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 23-Dec-18 20:48:50
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Nice predicted speeds there - there must be old jumper wire off cuts and used crimps right up to your front door.

Standard User 23Prince
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 24-Dec-18 00:01:57
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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In reply to a post by Zarjaz:
Nice predicted speeds there - there must be old jumper wire off cuts and used crimps right up to your front door.


That looks good as my cab is 100M away and I get the full FTTC speed when I use it - so I am hoping if G.fast ever gets here then it will be about the same - it's on cabs a mile away but I am on the wrong exchange which sucks
Standard User XRaySpeX
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 24-Dec-18 14:12:21
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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In reply to a post by adslmax:
PN won't have G.Fast on their product from BT Wholesale.
Why not? EE, a sister company, do.

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Standard User Ignitionnet
(knowledge is power) Mon 24-Dec-18 14:29:51
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Re: Any sign of GFAST / FTTP?


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If they don't it could be a marketing thing. Plusnet are the cheap and cheerful brand.

No technical reason.

BT need to work out what they are doing with PN. No FTTP or G.fast yet. Need to either implement those or leave the brand behind, which would likely upset those people with referral credits and discounts.

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Standard User Ignitionnet
(knowledge is power) Mon 24-Dec-18 18:42:57
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In reply to a post by 23Prince:
That looks good as my cab is 100M away and I get the full FTTC speed when I use it - so I am hoping if G.fast ever gets here then it will be about the same - it's on cabs a mile away but I am on the wrong exchange which sucks


Your exchange, alongside Chartist, Maesglas, Caerleon, Rhiwderen, Llanwern, Risca, Penhow, Magor, Tredunnock and potentially more are all parented from Newport, so enabling of any cabinets on those or Newport, Gwent, indicate the headend capacity is there.

Your exchange also has a couple of cabinet areas that have native FTTP delivered via Huawei kit.

Openreach seem to prefer FTTP in more affluent areas for obvious reasons, areas that are less affluent but have a reasonably dense cluster of properties close to the cabinet are a good bet for G.fast.

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