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    Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

    This is a discussion on Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband within the Sky news and announcements forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; yea but whos going to get it to the premises then as it is a village...

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      yea but whos going to get it to the premises then as it is a village


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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

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      yea but whos going to get it to the premises then as it is a village
      Whilst the fibre for an FTTC connection terminates at the cabinet, it would be easy enough to run a fibre connection from the cabinet to a home.

      The logistics of such a job might be easier in a small village, when compared to a town or city, as there may be less trunking from other utilities getting in the way should a new piece of conduit be required to house the fibre connection.

      All this could well just be academic. Many members have commented on the fact that the initial dates have been put back and when their exchange has been upgraded, the cabinets near to their homes don't support fibre.

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      If you are connected direct to the exchange, as opposed to going through a cabinet, you have probably got the best chance of FTTP.

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      hum well the thing is i cant tell if im connected to the cabinet or to the exchange directly. its hard to tell as i have two cabinets near me one on the main road just on the morpeth road then theres another where the old peoples home is near the exchange near the shops

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Based on the results of other members who are also very close to their respective telephone exchanges, I can't see how your connection could be straight from the exchange.

      Perhaps it comes from the other side of the exchange and travels a little before it reaches your home.

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      i should get a map and put a circle where the cabinet boxes are at least the ones near me ok the two black circles are the cabinets the grey e next to the circle is the exchange my house is on ashbrooke drive cant say what house number but you get the idea lol
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      That's one tiny exchange. Lucky lucky people

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      yea its not a very big one its kind of like a block of flats but smaller way smaller

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Depending on the route that the telephone cable take, you are around 900m from the exchange (I used Google Earth and the measuring tool, following the roads).

      This would tie in better with the speed that you have.

      As for getting FTTC or FTTP, it really depends on where the cabinets will be placed that will support them. Remember that BTO install new cabinets to host the fibre connections. These are normally located near existing cabinets.

      You may wish to remove the picture and remove certain details above as it gives out too much personal info.

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      I would say you are running through a cabinet, you are a bit far for a direct connection. .

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