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Standard User adslmax
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 03-Nov-20 01:00:57
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Damaged Duct


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Openreach engineers been round today as there seem damaged duct next to FTTC cabinet.

https://ibb.co/KqwZDmN

https://ibb.co/f2r4KNH

But my FTTC seem live thought!

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Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 03-Nov-20 11:55:31
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https://ibb.co/f2r4KNH
Very strange background to this second one. Might this be a new AIO?

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Standard User j0hn83
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 03-Nov-20 12:24:42
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It's just a large Huawei cabinet with a PCP and G.Fast pod in the background.


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Standard User adslmax
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 03-Nov-20 13:40:43
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Maybe a new vdsl expansion?

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Standard User j0hn83
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 03-Nov-20 13:55:00
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Could be.

The expansion goes on the right hand side of the DSLAM which is where they have dug the ground.
The expansions float though and don't touch the ground and generally there's no need to dig to fit one.

Looks like that duct might contain the tie cables that link the PCP to the DSLAM.
The red cable possibly being the hybrid fibre/power cable for the G.Fast pod.

The duct looks pretty full.

Is there nothing posted on one.network? There should be something if your local authority uses it.
Standard User adslmax
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 03-Nov-20 14:38:14
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Seem so strange as there nothing metion on one.network and DSL checker too as there is no waiting list on it https://ibb.co/QQ43XFR

Why is duct is full of fibre (4 black and 1 red) sound like no roomy left for future FTTP?

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Edited by adslmax (Tue 03-Nov-20 14:44:01)

Standard User ian72
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 03-Nov-20 15:12:17
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If they decide to do FTTP then they would potentially run new ducts if required - however, if there isn't duct space then that could put you towards the end of FTTP rollout as the cost to put in new ducts may be what makes it unpalatable.
Standard User candlerb
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 03-Nov-20 16:34:22
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Why is duct is full of fibre (4 black and 1 red) sound like no roomy left for future FTTP?


FTTP doesn't go via cabinets. The FTTP splitters sit in footway boxes or on poles, and they connect back directly to the Fibre Aggregation Node.
Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 03-Nov-20 17:19:12
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It's just a large Huawei cabinet with a PCP and G.Fast pod in the background.
Precisely!

That was my point.

We know that adslmax (claims he) has G.Fast available.

That was why I was wondering if the cabinet by the exposed duct is brand new, as it is an AIO that might be for even more VDSL2 capacity to be added rather than a VDSL2 pod the other side of the original cabinet. (AIUI such configurations do exist).

I don't recall adslmax ever posting that an AIO had been sited nearby, which I'm sure he would have done at the time, though I am open to being corrected.

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Standard User Archetype486
(newbie) Tue 03-Nov-20 19:10:38
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In reply to a post by RobertoS:
In reply to a post by j0hn83:
It's just a large Huawei cabinet with a PCP and G.Fast pod in the background.
Precisely!

That was my point.

We know that adslmax (claims he) has G.Fast available.

That was why I was wondering if the cabinet by the exposed duct is brand new, as it is an AIO that might be for even more VDSL2 capacity to be added rather than a VDSL2 pod the other side of the original cabinet. (AIUI such configurations do exist).

I don't recall adslmax ever posting that an AIO had been sited nearby, which I'm sure he would have done at the time, though I am open to being corrected.


Could be something to do with the Exif Data show that the photos were taken on 15/05/2019.
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