Reply to post: Re: don't go with just one supplier

UK's Virgin Media celebrates the end of 2019 with a good, old fashioned TITSUP*

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Re: don't go with just one supplier

My office has its very own three telegraph poles - two on prem. and one in the pavement alongside. One was put up solely for fibre - real fibre as in FTTP. The other one carries 150 odd pairs of copper. I have no idea why the new pole was needed. The

The previous owners, NHS, of the building put an exchange line in per desk! They also had four ISDN2 lines. It took me two days to strip out the old phone cabling from in and outside the place. The hospital is only a few 100 metres away, surely an exchange could have been set up for this outpost. To be fair, some of the cable clips I stripped had GPO stamped on them ...

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