My street was cabled approximately six weeks ago and was told that the local network would become live by the end of August. Now mid September and have not seen anyone working on the network since the cable laying.
Can someone give me a guide on the time lapse from street cable installation to system going live and house connection availability.
Great desire to move from 15mbs currently provided.
I am sure Joe will be able to get you a more accurate date But on average from the cables going into the ground to service going live it’s around six months. This is because although the cables are there the street cabinets may not yet be live. We tend to turn on areas all at once so we need the majority of a bill to be completed before we can activate anybody. I think you’d be looking at Christmas or New Year before he will have the opportunity to take the service. But I’m sure Joe will be able to get you an exact date.
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My expectation is that VM will be in a position to accept orders from tomorrow because all the work has been done to get customers connected. Once an order has been accepted a 2-man team will install a microduct from the toby to the premise, fit the omni box and blow the fibre from the street cabinet to the omni box.