[GLLUG] Direct Fibre To The House

Colin Murphy Colin at spudulike.me.uk
Wed Aug 31 22:47:06 UTC 2022

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On Mon, 29 Aug 2022, 20:17 aidangcole--- via GLLUG, <
gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:

> On 29/08/2022 18:32, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> >
> > I can have a look.
> I heartily recommend it.
> > At the moment I just have basic FTTC with a single static IPv4 address.
> > A domestic FTTH would cost less than half what I am paying now.
> > If I end up with a dynamic IPv6 address block my system would need to
> > automatically confirm the current prefix frequently. I could route
> everything
> > through an external static address or domain, but would need to pay
> extra for
> > the data transfer, so it may be cheaper to pay around five or more times
> the
> > domestic price for a basic commercial connection.
> > I am well past retirement and not running a business, so am reluctant to
> pay a
> > premium when RIPE.net say that there is no shortage of IPv6 addresses,
> and
> > providers should always supply a static address block.
> Sometimes I for one find that I need to find a way to drive-around
> them.........
> For what it's worth, I retired in 2006 (mind, I still don't know what I
> want to do when I grow-up;-)  )
> > I am not responsible for the current general lack of education, and do
> not
> > consider it to be a valid reason why it should hinder future progress
> when IT
> > and computing are now a part of the curriculum. Yes, many kids are more
> > capable than their parents, and would like to do more than I can dream
> of.
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