[GLLUG] Information please about FTTH/FTTP

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Fri Feb 25 17:00:02 UTC 2022

On Friday, 25 February 2022 16:24:53 GMT James Roberts via GLLUG wrote:
> Chris, they have just done my street. I am interested.
> I don't have full info, but:
> - they do dual fibre to the premises with (according to a fibre optic
> guy on a forum) decent termination into the media box
> - they supply a modem with RJ45
> - they supply a Linksys mesh wifi thingy to plug in to that, something
> else on the fastest speeds as it can't do 3Gbps
> - there's no problem plugging the modem into a firewall instead but they
> don't tech support that
> - they use CGNAT on services below 300Mbps so no port forwarding or
> services going out
> - it's fully symmetrical
> That's all I know so far. Applies to my area (NW10 xxx), I suppose it
> might vary in different areas
> MeJ

Hello John,
I am in W3, so very close to you. My 97 year old friend lives in a basement 
flat very close to the registered address for CommunityFibre, and they were 
quite helpful when he was connected, but his requirements were simple, he just 
wanted it to work.

Chris Bell
Website chrisbell.org.uk

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