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    News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    2012 upgrade will see Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) services double in speed.
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Hmm, they still haven't finished the FTTC rollout yet and they are talking about upgrades....I'm in Plymouth and we 'supposedly' get it end of December.....at then they have Cornwall to go....

    And more importantly (for me at least!) is when will BE get their fibre service going?
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    And more importantly (for me at least!) is when will BE get their fibre service going?
    I guess the main question is "when will LLU Fibre be available?"

    A few ISPs are reselling Infinity wholesale, but all of them have bandwidth caps

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    We get FTTP enabled end of October, with somewhere in the town getting FTTH too. I'm dreading going back to BT though.
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    we can't get it at all and there are no plans here either

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Same for me - but I have to say i'm very happy with 20mpbs (although I would like a choice in case my ISP starts being silly).

    I know, I know, it's never enough but..
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Other than the major outage earlier this week, the move from Be to BT has been night & day in terms of reliability.

    I *know* BT are crap, and if you need to call support you're ****ed. But the reliability of Infinity versus what I was getting from Be is night and day.

    I'm playing online games for the first time since I moved into this house. Online games!!!

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    but still a little bandwidth cap... whats the point in these products if BT dont want you downloading on them.

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    My house was meant to be able to get FTTC in March 2011... the estimated installation date is now January 2012 By then I have no reason to get a 1 year contract that I'll be cancelling within 8 months. Damn engineers taking their time.

    At least I've been able to play online games here, until recently anyway; tree's have grown over the cables and the reliability has taken a dive.

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    I think they should focus on getting the whole country on 20MBPS at least first.

    We're currently tied into a contract with BT and I have to say I don't like it at all.

    At the moment my speed is about 1.19MBPS.

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    they should concentrate on making rural areas faster before pushing ahead with this imo. i'm lucky to get 1.5mb

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    I think the basic infrastructure (cabinet equipment and fibre links) are 80Mb/s capable as installed, so it is probably an upgrade to the gateway servers that will be needed, which is relatively easy to implement.

    No date for FTTC for me either, but I masy be moving house later this year, and theavailability of FTTC will be one of my requirements!
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    Looking at the plans for my area they are installing it in stupid places and missing out the town! All the area around the town are getting it but the town it self is missed out. Its not like the surrounding areas can't already get decent internet either, these places can get 100mbps VM but the town can't.
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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    <gollum>I want the precioussssssssss!</gollum>

    Very tempting (as you have probably guessed from the above ), but I still plan on waiting for it to be available via LLU to make the jump to fibre.

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    We could get infinity in our old house, but cant in our new house in the same town ):. Still we get decent speed compared to other places.

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    Re: News - BT Infinity to offer speeds of up to 80Mbps

    At this rate i will be moving from Virgin to BT keep it up BT

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