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

Bob H

It seems strange as power is fairly ubiquitous in our streets, where can't you find street power? If you are delivering to homes then those homes aren't usually off-grid and if you are following roads and putting the cabinet or pole next to a road then there is a near 100% chance of finding power. In rural places it might be more of an issue but in those situations the line length might make it problematic again. The only logic I can see to this is the provider wanting to avoid paying for the power to each cabinet rather than the difficulties of getting electricity in the first place.

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