Fibre optic is on it's way

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  1. Reallyretired

    Reallyretired Funster

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    Here in Eastbourne we are always late with anything new, however fibreoptic is on its way so I should have high speed connection from Aug 1st :Smile::Smile:
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Good news..

    here in Suffolk it we should have it by 2020 .. that's not a typo .. 2020 :Sad:
     
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    We might get new copper by 2020:cry:
     
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    Does the arrival of all this fibre optic stuff mean they will be digging all the pavements up again ?
     
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    Normally it's pulled though existing GPO ducts .. then just a short trench from the pavement into each house or block of flats..
    If your existing phone line is on poles... then they will dig up your street and it will look like a WW1 battle field.. :Laughing:
     
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    they will be in competition with
    council :Blush:
    gas :Eeek:
    electric :Doh:
    water companys as usual:cry:

    when i worked for the gas weused
    to moan when the council
    resurfaced a road they took all the
    evidence of previous works
    so we had to start all over again


    o twas on a monday mornin
    the gas man came to call :Eeek:

    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:​
     
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    Good luck on that one :Wink::Sad:They came and dug up all our village last yr, put FO cabling in and no one will take it over so no super fast BB yet :Eeek:above 18 mths and waiting :Sad:
    terry
     
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    We had that last year:BigGrin:
     
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