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Broadband powered by home gateways? Whose bright idea was THIS?



If you actually do a little reading, power draw is proportional such that each user only supplies the power required to service their own requirements. So it's scalable - as more users are added, more power is made available. Users don't power other users' services.

In the event of a power failure, one user with a UPS can provide enough power to continue their own service. So the telco doesn't have to arrange connections to the power grid or back-up batteries, saving money.

I've looked at mutiple manufacturers and most seem to offer this feature.

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