[LINK] Battery back-up mandatory for NBN?

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Tue Nov 2 18:46:50 AEDT 2010


Which town? You should be able to glean something from the NBN Co maps 
about whether you get fibre.


On 2/11/10 6:12 PM, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> On 2010/Nov/02, at 4:46 PM, Paul writes:
>> .. These days there are several communications alternatives
>> completely independent of the fixed standard telephone service,
>> including mobile phones often on several different carriers ..
> Would it were so, as you say, Paul ..
> Certainly not in this country town. Currently it's just ONE very dodgy
> Telstra mobile service with *zero* service inside buildings, and fibre
> to the town perhaps unlikely(?) given our population size and location.
> Talk of no copper will be a worry for folks around here when they hear.
> But, anyway, here's a website regarding the nitty-gritty of the new BT
> (British Telecom) fibre laying process complete with last-century size
> conduits. BT appear to be at about the same fibre-stage as we are. The
> terminal they provide for their FTTH (called Fibre To The Premesis, or
> FTTP, in England) from the photo would appear not to have battery back
> up, unless the batteries are no more than a couple of AA size bateries?
> <http://www.pcpro.co.uk/blogs/2010/10/28/the-real-reasons-we-have-to-wait-
> for-bts-fibre-to-the-premises-broadband/>
> Cheers,
> Stephen
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