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Old 13-08-2017, 18:49   #106
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Re: Project Lightning Silence...

Not sure about that checker.

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Is cable on the table? No, not yet anyway…

Tell me more… We’d love to be able to cable your area but you’re not in our next round of expansion plans. We are looking for future areas to cable though and yours could be one.
Work is in progress.

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That isn't correct, we are actively building in huge areas of block paving (Dunfermline), paving slabs (Newcastle) and red tarmac all over the country. What stops us digging in an area is wayleave in private areas, if we don't have permission to dig from the landowners then we wont place micro duct in private driveways (for example).
The amount of effort VM seem willing to spend reaching a few properties is crazy. Seeing them spending most of a week to reach 4 properties through block paving was a bit mad. He says knowing they'll have to go through a few metres of block paving and lift some slabs to reach him.
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Old 13-08-2017, 19:57   #107
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We aim to please Igni
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Old 13-08-2017, 23:33   #108
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We aim to please Igni
Get the 24/4 DOCSIS 3.0 build to here, followed by the 3.1 build and I'll be happy. I'm aware of what you guys have in mind for both and my/my employer's wallet is open
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Re: Project Lightning Silence...

Im just waiting for the build to start in my home town as well! Patience is a virtue... we have some really impressive long term plans for DOCSIS and TV services, will be good to finally have a "decent" connection again.
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Old 18-08-2017, 01:37   #110
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Re: Project Lightning Silence...

Waiting on #58384. Seems to have been at fibre design check for a few months now. Still optimistic however, it's a big project.
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They are all big projects
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They are all big projects
Indeed, and no doubt there are at least 30 or 40 such sized projects going on at any one time in some phase or other.
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Old 04-10-2017, 15:48   #113
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http://www.virginmedia.com/corporate...ancashire.html


Will this include the Blackburn area?
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Old 08-10-2017, 18:10   #114
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Re: Project Lightning Silence...

Something I thought I would never see!

The entire Isle of Thanet is currently plastered with permits for VM expansion. Which Headend is this area going to be attached too? Its a long way from Ashford or any of the South London ones.

The Brighton buildout appears to have reached Newhaven now.

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The entire Isle of Thanet is currently plastered with permits for VM expansion. Which Headend is this area going to be attached too? Its a long way from Ashford or any of the South London ones.
It's only about 30 miles from Ashford. There are longer runs already in use, such as Glasgow to Ayr, and Nottingham to Lincoln.

The other possibility is Basildon, as that already serves the North Kent coast.
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yup, and my connection to Nottingham is mint
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I wonder how closely the postcode search actually follows the current plans.
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Re: Project Lightning Silence...

Virgin's Project Lightning's very, very frightening: ISP will not hit connection target

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/1...get_this_year/
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