Virgin Media Uses Telegraph Poles For Fibre Broadband Trial

Posted: Mar 11 2010, 6:20am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:57pm CDT, in News | Technology News

 
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Much of the cost to broadband providers in setting up a network that user fibre optic cable is in actually running the cable to homes. Most services run the cable underground, but Virgin Media has announced it is trying a different method for running cable in a new trial.

The company is using telegraph poles around the city of Woolhampton in Berkshire to run fibre optic cable. The service that will run on the new cable will hot speeds of up to 100Mbps.

Virgin has said that using the overhead wiring method and sewers to install its fibre optic cable could reduce the cost of connecting rural cities to fibre optic network data speeds. This is a big deal for those living outside of major cities in the UK.

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