Tag Archives: workshops

Who has the best ADSL in New Road?

Yesterday’s post about Dan’s efforts to improve his current broadband speed has seen an even better response from Pete G. in New Road.  He too had Adrian around to check out his master socket – the result is a significant uplift … Continue reading

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Side notes: what is a soft launch?

So what is likely to happen when the Project is ready to go live and a big switch is thrown?   We have planned for a “soft launch” – a phased upgrade of residents to their new fibre broadband service. This was always our intention as … Continue reading

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Checking your home network is reliable

Negotiating to have your line repaired or attended to is an art – Openreach will do the work but you’ll have to initiate that work via your ISP.  Being prepared with all the answers is vital as it removes as … Continue reading

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Advice for prospective community projects

Rural broadband is notoriously poor.   85 residents did something about it in rural Surrey and bought 2 FTTC broadband cabinets and 4km of fibre to bring Superfast broadband speeds to their hamlet serving 118 homes. In running our campaign … Continue reading

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