Tag: fttp

Got the right type of broadband?

Remember my earlier post about broadband? It’s a subject that a lot of people either don’t know about, or think they know about. I know, because in my previous job I was one of the guys on the end of the phone in a business ISP. The sheer amount of people calling up about broadband speeds was frightening, with some… Read more →

The truth about broadband

I used to work for an ISP and I’ve had up-close and personal experience of both customers and the BT Wholesale side of things. It’s been a number of years since I worked there and now I’m seeing more and more people switching across to FTTC, commonly known as “Infinity” according the BT. However, there’s massive problems which I’m dearly… Read more →

FTTC – Huawei EchoLife HG612 Feeling hot, hot, hot.

A few months ago I added a couple of posts about FTTC (Fibre To The Cabinet). It’s also known as “BT Infinity” and basically ramps up your broadband speed by moving the exchange closer to your home. How does it do this? Well, BT add some large green boxes in the street. These are connected back to the exchange via… Read more →