I understand that FTTC Cabinets have to have a mains power supply - which is not the case with the existing copper infrastructure.
Currently, during a power cut we can still use the landline for voice.
When a BDUK funded FTTC service hits our village in two years....:
Does this mean that all conncectivity - voice and broadband will become dependent on the availability of mains power?
Do we still get voice but no broadband when the power is down?
As the mobile signals in the area are flaky, do I think about getting a second line solely for FTTC broadband, and keep my current landline if I want to ensure that I have voice during a power cut?