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Topic # 151121 14-Aug-2014 15:44
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Hi,

So yesterday on the way to school I saw that they were digging up pits at the front of everyone's houses on a street near to my house. When I arrived at school (which was at the top of the street) they had a couple rolls of green conduit-looking stuff, with something that kinda looks like huge glad wrap but blue. Today, while driving home some houses had green pipes sticking up from the holes that they had dug.

Is this fibre?

Thanks




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  Reply # 1108487 14-Aug-2014 15:47
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yep :)



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  Reply # 1108499 14-Aug-2014 15:49
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jonb: yep :)

oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooYES. owait, chorus decided to chop off rollout RIGHT before my street. I guess they had to make a cut off somewhere.

At least there is progress :D




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  Reply # 1108518 14-Aug-2014 16:25
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dcole13: Hi,

So yesterday on the way to school I saw that they were digging up pits at the front of everyone's houses on a street near to my house. When I arrived at school (which was at the top of the street) they had a couple rolls of green conduit-looking stuff, with something that kinda looks like huge glad wrap but blue. Today, while driving home some houses had green pipes sticking up from the holes that they had dug.

Is this fibre?

Thanks



Actualy No its not fibre - but the ribbonet (TM) tubes that can contain blown fibre (or copper or combination of both) down the street - these tubes are then extended to the house and the fibre blown in



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  Reply # 1113998 23-Aug-2014 12:12
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dcole13: Hi,

So yesterday on the way to school I saw that they were digging up pits at the front of everyone's houses on a street near to my house. When I arrived at school (which was at the top of the street) they had a couple rolls of green conduit-looking stuff, with something that kinda looks like huge glad wrap but blue. Today, while driving home some houses had green pipes sticking up from the holes that they had dug.

Is this fibre?

Thanks



Actualy No its not fibre - but the ribbonet (TM) tubes that can contain blown fibre (or copper or combination of both) down the street - these tubes are then extended to the house and the fibre blown in


I had a look at the pipe/ribbonet stuff, and they had big boxes that say "Chorus" on them, so probably is UFB.




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  Reply # 1114017 23-Aug-2014 12:26
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Yes its UFB, all the LFC including Chorus are "blowwing" the fibre to your place in these tubes.

Cyril



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  Reply # 1114018 23-Aug-2014 12:38
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cyril7: Yes its UFB, all the LFC including Chorus are "blowwing" the fibre to your place in these tubes.

Cyril

Not my place, that road. My road barely misses out :(




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David, Due to the large amount of Bandwidth thats has been siphoned from outram your house wont be getting UFB. 




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  Reply # 1114039 23-Aug-2014 12:52
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TimA: David, Due to the large amount of Bandwidth thats has been siphoned from outram your house wont be getting UFB. 


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  Reply # 1114040 23-Aug-2014 12:55
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TimA: David, Due to the large amount of Bandwidth thats has been siphoned from outram your house wont be getting UFB. 

I guess I have to donate some dB of attenuation to your VDSL connection




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dcole13:
TimA: David, Due to the large amount of Bandwidth thats has been siphoned from outram your house wont be getting UFB. 

I guess I have to donate some dB of attenuation to your VDSL connection

Its already syncing at 70mb/s @ 9dB




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  Reply # 1114063 23-Aug-2014 14:10
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TimA:
dcole13:
TimA: David, Due to the large amount of Bandwidth thats has been siphoned from outram your house wont be getting UFB. 

I guess I have to donate some dB of attenuation to your VDSL connection

Its already syncing at 70mb/s @ 9dB


wot

How




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