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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; Originally Posted by Scubbie As for when the street box near me gets enabled is anyone's guess.. I thought they ...

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

      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      As for when the street box near me gets enabled is anyone's guess..
      I thought they installed another cabinet next to the existing one?, or is it a new one that exists near you already (ready to be enabled)?..


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

      I don't like that them snooping on peoples connections its wrong

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

      Quote Originally Posted by joe pineapples View Post
      I thought they installed another cabinet next to the existing one?, or is it a new one that exists near you already (ready to be enabled)?..
      Sorry, you are correct. BTO install a new cabinet to house the FTTC or FTTP hardware. The new cabinet may be next to one particular existing cabinet or between two cabinets.

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      I don't like that them snooping on peoples connections its wrong
      Whilst they are old stories, it does show a history of what they can and are likely to do again in the future.

      They are not the only ISP to have done this though.

      I have not heard of Sky doing this to date.

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

      well lets hope not as if sky do anything like snooping I wont be very happy but I am happy with sky at the minute. in terms of fibre well it would be nice to have it as a option on the sky package page. but all we can do is be patient and see what they can do.

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

      why is it closed

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      Does it look closed deadman... You've posted in it!

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

      Quote Originally Posted by bubsy83 View Post
      ***thread closed***
      You asked for this thread to be closed before as you stated there is no sky fibre planned. Unfortunately we didn't close it as your information couldn't be further from the truth. Please do not make posts like this again.

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

      blimey thought for a minute it was haha only moderators or admin can close threads

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

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      why is it closed


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