[AusNOG] Pics of an NBN FTTC install

Mark Tees marktees at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 12:46:12 EST 2018

Looks better than the vast majority of pitts?

Looks like this

Still way better than VDSL over 400m of copper.

On Thu, 1 Feb 2018 at 05:49, Sam McLeod <ausnog at smcleod.net> wrote:

> Pretty disgraceful: https://i.imgur.com/BVvzinL.jpg
> <https://imgur.com/BVvzinL>
> Source: "The Sizzle" - https://share.thesizzle.com.au/sizzleshare/?id=4598
> "Someone on Whirlpool has uploaded pics of what an NBN fibre to the curb
> (FTTC/FTTdp) install looks like
> <https://thesizzle.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=62528f73daee6def1defe44e0&id=70d7f15fa7&e=a11daa10d7>.
> The best pics are deeper in the thread, of the Netcomm unit that takes
> the NBN fibre
> <https://thesizzle.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=62528f73daee6def1defe44e0&id=1c0c575583&e=a11daa10d7>
>  and splits it out to the existing copper connections that go to the
> homes, sitting in the pit
> <https://thesizzle.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=62528f73daee6def1defe44e0&id=d6a2e8514a&e=a11daa10d7>.
> Apparently the fibre to copper units support G.Fast, but only offer VDSL2
> for now. For those in an FTTC area, the box you get in your home that you
> connect your router to, looks like this
> <https://thesizzle.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=62528f73daee6def1defe44e0&id=feeff27226&e=a11daa10d7>,
> and provides power to that box in the street pit. Thanks to cwd, who posted
> this in The Sizzle's Slack channel afternoon!"
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Mark L. Tees
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