Reply to post: Re: @steelpillow and ImAlrightJack

Labour: Free British broadband for country if we win general election

Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: @steelpillow and ImAlrightJack

this GPON shite you mentioned - not heard of this before but from what i've just read it's actually a fibre connection that is spliced and shared between users.

That's the standard way to provide fibre broadband, everywhere. Point to point would be impractical in terms of cost and cable size. Even copper broadband and phone is only p2p as far as the exchange, after that it's all multiplexed together in one cable or fibre.

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