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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; Following this through, isn't the FTTC Modem separate from the BT HomeHub v3? If you wanted to use a different ...

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

      Following this through, isn't the FTTC Modem separate from the BT HomeHub v3?

      If you wanted to use a different Router, then there should be no harm in swapping over.

      We tend to forget this aspect as with ADSL most current routers have the Modem built in.

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

      Bugger someone has got infinity on my cab already, i wanted to be the first rofl
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      lol its expensive fibre at min especially through bt

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

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      lol its expensive fibre at min especially through bt
      So was ADSL when it was first launched.

      It will come down in due course.

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

      yea hope so scubes hehe

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      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      lol its expensive fibre at min especially through bt
      Same price as my first ever adsl contact and that was for a fixed 512kbps connection.

      FWIW you can get it off Plusnet for 16 quid if a 40gb cap will do you.
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      FWIW you can get it off Plusnet for 16 quid if a 40gb cap will do you.
      This is for peak time only, with Plusnet this is 8am to 12pm. 12 to 8am is unlimited. Going over the allowance costs you 5 per 5Gb.

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

      I reckon if my kids had left home i would be fine with 40GB, as it is i reckon we do about 50 to 60GB cos my youngest just uses You Tube as a jukebox.

      My home hub 3 just arrived and shocked as i am its quite good (although the settings menu is shockingly designed) and the wireless range is impressive.
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Just thought I'd fire in an observation of mine whilst in work today. On one of our internal systems used to track orders and such, there's now a 'FTTC orders' section. No idea how long that's been there, but it's the first time I'd noticed it.

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

      Quote Originally Posted by User05 View Post
      Just thought I'd fire in an observation of mine whilst in work today. On one of our internal systems used to track orders and such, there's now a 'FTTC orders' section. No idea how long that's been there, but it's the first time I'd noticed it.
      Thank you for confirming this User05. This was mentioned a couple of weeks ago, but this is good news if more are finding it.

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