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Fibre is 10 metres from my house, but "not available"

Hi,

How long would you expect from the Corning fibre connecterised distribution hub going up the serving telegraph pole for FTTP to become available to the houses?

It's been several weeks now, but the Openreach and ISP availability checkers still say we're limited to Superfast.

Openreach doesn't really have any mechanism to ask this question, as it's all canned questions/answers on their website.
 

Green Meanie

Pro Member
It’s down to when it’s commissioned. You may be lucky and it’s a few weeks, or yours may have been put up at the start of the build and it’s a few months. Just depends on when the spine is done and it all lit up.
 

vcommsmind

Pro Member
Essentially "when it is ready"

It could be that they're building a network out to a city miles from you as the FTTP network won't go back to little tiny exchanges, nor even many medium sized ones anymore - the plan is to do away with those exchanges entirely.

There could be ducting they need to clear somewhere - all sorts of various other civil engineering things, so it could be days, weeks, months or even longer.
 
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