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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

Why are they using this protocol then?

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Because DOCSIS is the only way to deliver broadband over a cable TV network.

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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

Okay so if they are able to do it on existing TV infrastructure why charge obsene prices that are in line with a full installation of FTTP.

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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

FTTP would still have the same upload speed - your argument is not valid.
it's still a DOCSIS modem at the end of the wire.
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Well its not true FTTP if theres a DOCSIS modem? I mean FTTP like Hyperoptic on a shared line.
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BT FTTP has similar down/up ratios.

if you want a true 1:1 ratio then you need a leased line. the fibre part is irrelevant in those terms.
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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

Not really my friend whose with Hyperoptic is able to get 900/900. I'm not asking for 1:1 I am asking for better upload lol
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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

hyperoptic have quite the caveat in there advertised numbers

"*Average speeds, achievable by 50% of users, are 900Mb on a 1Gb connection, 150Mb on a 150Mb connection and 50Mb on a 50Mb connection.
900Mb speed is not achievable by a single device over wifi, for this speed a wired connection is required."

so only 50% of their customers can achieve that.

it's also easy for hyperoptic to give 1:1 when their customer base is so small. watch how it changes when (or if) they have a larger customer base all demanding fast speeds all the time.

as i said, the "fibre" part isn't the relevant bit, it's the backhaul infrastructure and the number of concurrent connections to maintain.
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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

VM can provide faster upload speeds but has little incentive to make the big investment to do so as most of the competition is slow by comparison. The best that most people can get from BT is Superfast Fibre 2 with advertised speeds of 67Mbps (download) and 19.5Mbps (upload). In a few areas FTTP is available with 500/165 and 1000/220 at a stonking connection fee of £500 + VAT - unless you're in an area with ECI kit which limits you to 330Mbps download as the kit fails to supports 10Gbps links.

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Re: New Gig1 Service Upstream Speeds are still poor

by ECI you mean G.Fast which offer 300/50 or 145/30
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