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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    il be moving down south soon, is my uglyness going to offend them to the point where they block me aswell

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Can't find a good photo, but there are a couple from the following pages


    http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/4...net-pilot.html


    http://modular-solution.com/2009/03/...roadband-fttc/

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Can't find a good photo, but there are a couple from the following pages


    http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/4...net-pilot.html


    http://modular-solution.com/2009/03/...roadband-fttc/
    What?.. That's it?.. The 'big ugly scarey box blocking poor wheelchair-using and pram-pushing people'? Good grief.
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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    that doesn't quite look like 1.8 metres to me..

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Can't find a good photo, but there are a couple from the following pages


    http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/4...net-pilot.html


    http://modular-solution.com/2009/03/...roadband-fttc/
    we have one of those just round the corner from here :\
    they're basically just a seat for chavs to sit on.

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Doesnt look much different to the current boxes.

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Looks exactly the same as the current boxes, got one pretty much outside my house. I'll take a fugly box plese.

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Are these the ones BT are using to put the actual routing equipment out in the street cabinets rather than in the exchange? They do look more heavy duty than the normal street cabinets (of which the one at the end of my street is frequenty hanging open which I presume is due to some pikey or other)... I guess they must be as the one at the end of the road is just a mess of cables - nothing else in it if I remember correctly
    Last edited by malfunction; 08-08-2009 at 07:05 PM.

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    What?.. That's it?.. The 'big ugly scarey box blocking poor wheelchair-using and pram-pushing people'? Good grief.
    Well thats just the photos I could find after a quick search, I'm sure there must be a new one near someone here that could take a photo.

    This is a normal box:

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Yeah, I know what the normal 'last mile' BT copper loop box looks like. From what I could make out from the pictures of the FttC box, it's not considerably bigger than that one, 50% bigger at most.
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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    To me it looks at least 50% taller, probably twice as thick, and perhaps 25% thicker...

    That makes it almost 4x the volume of the standard box.

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    The jokes is its muswel hill, not knightsbridge, someone needs to tell them that.
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Re: News - BT's giant new faster broadband boxes blocked

    Quote Originally Posted by malfunction View Post
    (of which the one at the end of my street is frequenty hanging open which I presume is due to some pikey or other)
    Dam those pikey folk.... Probably would have stolen it if they could...

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