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BT engineers - missed appointments

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Not one but two

Yeah, but properly maintained paper-insulated cable is a lot better for DSL performance than plastic insulated stuff.

The keywords being "properly maintained"

The other issue is that BT "cut to clear" when there are pair faults and that's a huge no-no on circuits carrying any numbers of DSL connections - unlike voice circuits, DSL is wideband RF and is badly affected by faults in adjacent circuits in the cable - which a voice circuit doesn't care about.

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