[Nottingham] FTTP Nottingham (Was: Re: RFC 1149 - Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams on avian carriers)

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Jun 10 10:27:00 UTC 2019

Mmmm, thanks for that.

Very curious as to "Why now?" and at what cost for what speeds?

All due to CityFibre moving in on the area with Gigabit speeds??...

Shame we're still stuck with grotty old telephone poles for the BT stuff...

Interesting thanks,

Keep us posted (bad pole pun!)?


On 09/06/2019 15:48, Dylan Swift via Nottingham wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Jun 2019 at 21:06, Martin via Nottingham
> <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk <mailto:nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk>>
> wrote: 
>     So...
>     Where is our decades overdue 'readily available' fibre-to-the-premises
>     for the UK?...
>     Cheers,
>     Martin
> Hi Martin,
> in case you haven't seen all the vans around of late - Nottingham is
> getting FTTP very soon - 3rd party crews have been undertaking ground
> works (lots of codes daubed on the ground near the manholes in Wollaton
> - "R+R" & "Block 25m", etc).
> more information from
> here: https://www.openreach.com/fibre-broadband/fibre-first
> Apparently the connections in Wollaton are all to be serviced from the
> Basford exchange.
> I'm lucky enough to be in the area covered in Wollaton, so I've
> expressed interest with my ISP & I'm just waiting for the fibre modules
> to appear on the telegraph poles (I was assured by the Openreach
> engineer I spoke with that the fibres will be coming in the same way
> that the current copper connections do).
> Screenshot from 2019-06-09 15-31-23.png
> I also have a colleague who lives in Ambergate who has just had it
> installed at approx 150Mb/s down & 30Mb/s up though this isn't shown on
> the openreach site.
> Cheers
> Dylan

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