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purpse
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Message 21 of 106

Re: Speed jump

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Message 22 of 106

Re: Speed jump

Infinity 2 speeds will not be increasing, Openreach offer 80/20 as the maximum speed on VDSL.

I suspect Infinity will become one package soon, like ADSL is, in that customers who can only get 2meg still pay the same price as those who can get 15meg.

Whether BT will still offer 2 packages with different benefits remains to seen.
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conrad
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Message 23 of 106

Re: Speed jump


@Webby wrote:
I suspect Infinity will become one package soon, like ADSL is, in that customers who can only get 2meg still pay the same price as those who can get 15meg.

Whether BT will still offer 2 packages with different benefits remains to seen.

If it does become a single package I bet it is offerred at current Infinity 2 rates which increases the cost for all those on infinity 1 , a stealthy way to increase Bt's revenue and profits.

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Sage
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Message 24 of 106

Re: Speed jump


@Webby wrote:
Infinity 2 speeds will not be increasing, Openreach offer 80/20 as the maximum speed on VDSL.

I suspect Infinity will become one package soon, like ADSL is, in that customers who can only get 2meg still pay the same price as those who can get 15meg.

Whether BT will still offer 2 packages with different benefits remains to seen.

It's possible that BT may upgrade Infinity 2 customers to 152Mb on G.fast. This would also benefit Openreach in encouraging more suppliers to offer the service.

 

We can only wait and see.

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Distinguished Sage
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Message 25 of 106

Re: Speed jump

Not likely, given such a small percentage of customers will a) have access to G.fast early on, and b) be close enough to make much of a difference.
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Sage
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Message 26 of 106

Re: Speed jump

Yes, only 10 million (homes passed) within 3 years. Interestingly enough the 2 tiers for G.fast will be upto 160Mb and 330Mb and Openreach have just started offering a 160 tier on FTTP. Can't be a coincidence.

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Zombie
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Message 27 of 106

Re: Speed jump

Would be nice to get an official statement from bt of what the plan is, as they obviously know what direction they are going with infinity and their future plans.

 

 

 

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Sage
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Message 28 of 106

Re: Speed jump

They can't make an official statement until Openreach actually have it available.

 

As regards G.fast we already know that is being rolled out and aims at 10M homes passed by 2020 with FTTP having 2M homes passed.

 

Openreach are presently also in consultaion for a bigger FTTP rollout which would aim at 10M homes passed by 2025.

 

LRVDSL is also on the table.

 

 

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Zombie
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Message 29 of 106

Re: Speed jump

Thanks @pippincp

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Jaseb41
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Message 30 of 106

Re: Speed jump

My infinity 1 line resncyed early hours this morning seems to have been upgraded to the infinity 2 speeds

statistics.


Product name: BT Hub 6A
Serial number: *********************
Firmware version: SG4B1000B316
Firmware updated: 04-Aug-2017
Board version: 1.0
Gui version: 1.64.0
DSL uptime: 0 Days, 14 Hours 2 Minutes 13 Seconds
Data rate: 20.00Mbps / 62.46Mbps
Maximum data rate: 22196 / 64162
Noise margin:12.8 dB / 6.3 dB
Line attenuation: 17.2 dB
Signal attenuation:
VPI / VCI: 0/38
Modulation: G_993_2_ANNEX_B
Latency type: Fast Path
Data sent / received: 8864 MB Uploaded / 203935 MB Downloaded
Broadband username: bthomehub@btbroadband.com
BT Wi-fi: Not active
2.4 GHz wireless network name: BTHub6-P89R
2.4 GHz wireless channel: Channel 6
5 GHz wireless network name: BTHub6-P89R-5
5 GHz wireless channel: Channel 48
Wireless security: WPA2 (Recommended)
Wireless mode:
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