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Author Topic: Our PON Has Gone Live.  (Read 341 times)

tickmike

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Our PON Has Gone Live.
« on: January 19, 2021, 10:33:34 PM »

Our local GPON has gone live today :)
WBC FTTP   Upto 1000   Downstream Line Rate(Mbps)  Upto 220 Upstream --   Available   1 Stage

Remind me what ''1 Stage'' is.


Not sure that I want anyone in our home at the moment doing the installation with this nasty covid about.
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Re: Our PON Has Gone Live.
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2021, 11:02:41 PM »

There are two types of installations, a one stage and a two stage.

With a one stage installation everything is done on that day, both interior and exterior work.

With a two stage installation, the interior and exterior works are performed on separate days. The final act would be to perform a fusion slice of the interior and exterior fibres, which would then be stowed in a customer splice point (CSP). There are both interior and exterior CSPs available.

Knowing that you currently have the metallic pathway entering your home through a duct and would like the fibre to take the same route, I imagine that an "outside in", one step installation will be performed. I presume that if you were to go out to the lane and look in the joint chamber, you would see a connectorised block terminal. (As an example, see the images here.) The connectorised fibre would be run from the joint chamber back into your house where a "field fit" SC/APC connector would be added at that end, to plug into the ONT.

Once completed, it would be interesting to know the make and model of the ONT so fitted.
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Re: Our PON Has Gone Live.
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2021, 07:02:49 AM »

Not sure that I want anyone in our home at the moment doing the installation with this nasty covid about.

As I understand it, Openreach aren't booking new customer connections anyway if you already have a working service.
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Re: Our PON Has Gone Live.
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2021, 01:56:31 PM »

As I understand it, Openreach aren't booking new customer connections anyway if you already have a working service.

Exclusions apply to that.
Those with no other OpenReach service or very slow speeds can still get an install under certain circumstances
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Re: Our PON Has Gone Live.
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2021, 09:20:15 PM »

Exclusions apply to that.
Those with no other OpenReach service or very slow speeds can still get an install under certain circumstances

Strange I did actually add "except under special circumstances" at the end, must have forgotten to press save.  I probably was off trying to find the specifics then got distracted. ;)
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