Given OR are deploying the smaller Huawei cabs in our locality I've often wondered what the plan is for increasing capacity should a cab become full. The obvious options are swap for larger cab (disruptive), new cab alongside existing or increase line density in existing (would need sufficient battery capacity, space for extra pairs & jumpering blocks etc) assuming the supplier can provide replacement cards with a higher capacity (as disussed in this recent post).
So given the obvious options and variation is associated costs I'm somewhat astounded by the goings-on documented in this part of "Diary of an FTTC Install". Surely this can't be the OR solution for adding capacity, a completely separate cab not even close to the existing one, with all the additional civils that entails? It seems like a tremendous waste of money.