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Author Topic: G.Fast Pods  (Read 16153 times)

adslmax

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G.Fast Pods
« on: February 12, 2018, 03:43:39 PM »

Openreach are now racking it up in Telford for a new g.fast pods. Just saw it today when I went for a walk for 2 hours.

Is that g.fast pods below for cabinet 1 and 3
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 04:00:19 PM »

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adslmax

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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 04:16:20 PM »

Right ok but strange nothing was report on roadwork.org
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 04:39:27 PM »

Pod installation doesn't involve street works so no need for notices.
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 05:21:14 PM »

Does anyone know what happens if the PCP is on a corner?  The gfast pod would stick out into the pavement if the pod can't articulate?  Thanks
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 06:24:17 PM »

The gfast pod would stick out into the pavement if the pod can't articulate?

skyeci has shown me a photograph of an example of a pod in exactly that scenario.
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2018, 06:34:34 PM »

Openreach rolling out g.fast pod in Dawley area (Telford) at present as I was surprised as I thought it would be in Wellington (Telford) area first then later last one around Madeley (Telford)?
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2018, 12:18:39 AM »

My telephone exchange Cuckoo Oak
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2018, 06:42:19 PM »

Early this afternoon b*cat was slowly plodding home with the week's grocery shopping. The route taken passes a PCP & it's associated Huawei MA5603T equipped twin. What was seen bolted onto the right-hand side of the PCP? I shall not be giving out pre-licked kitteh-treats to the first person who responds with the sentence: "A Huawei equipped ITU-T G.9700/1 pod."  :D

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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2018, 11:27:10 PM »

My node, the one I took a picture of and placed on here, has had a pod on it since August. It still ain't live.

Don't hold your breath, could be a while for a few reasons, though at least that pod is in the checker :)
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2018, 12:02:49 AM »

I am in Luton - another one of the listed "trial" areas and we have had the g.fast pods fitted since June last year.

Still no sign of them being activated, not that I hold out much hope being ~ 450m from the pcp!
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2018, 01:55:42 AM »

In Wandsworth, another trial area, G.Fast has started to show as available on the DSLChecker - many months after they were fitted.

However, I understand that even if Openreach install and activate a pod, BT Wholesale don't show it as active on their systems until they have upgraded their exchange links.
 
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2018, 07:20:55 PM »

Bath, another trial area, we have the G Fast pods, but still nothing, couldn't even get on trial. :sob:
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2018, 07:33:10 PM »

bit of a pointless exercise in combe down.VM are in the process of doing many streets where the g.fast pods are & expanding their network ::) Probably beat OR to it considering the pods were fitted last summer and still not active.
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Re: G.Fast Pods
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2018, 07:48:21 PM »

bit of a pointless exercise in combe down.VM are in the process of doing many streets where the g.fast pods are & expanding their network ::) Probably beat OR to it considering the pods were fitted last summer and still not active.

Wonder if VM will finally find their way to Bathampton, we also had G Fast pod install last summer.

Checking the post code BA2 4DB (Holburne Museum) on link below, it is showing cab 31 is live & apparently accepting orders for for G Fast.
As is Cab 28 & post code BA24EZ, 17 Pultney Road.


https://www.openreach.co.uk/orpg/home/index.do
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