[GLLUG] Broadband: Bethere -> Sky

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Mon Apr 7 09:47:43 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 09:24:39AM +0100, John Winters wrote:
> On 07/04/14 09:05, michael norman wrote:
> [snip]
> >FWIW I went with BT Infinity and have no complaints whatever, many
> >others do I know.
> My main complaint about BT Infinity is that our local exchange
> (about 500m away) has been shown as AO (Accepting Orders) for nearly
> two years now, but one still can't order it.  They did the exchange,
> but they didn't do the cabinets.  It is apparently impossible to get
> any information on when they plan to finish the job.  All the
> on-line information concentrates on just the exchanges, so as far as
> that's concerned we can get it.

Have you had a look at this page?


Type your post code into the box at right.  It should show your
exchange, cabinet number, and give the status of both.

This, plus actually asking an OpenReach engineer I saw on the street,
gave me a pretty accurate view of when my cabinet would be upgraded.
(The OpenReach engineer told me there was fibre in the cabinet, they
were just waiting to get power to it, and indeed that turned out to be


Richard Jones
Red Hat

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