BT to roll out fibre-to-the-premise tech to 2.5 million homes

British Telecom is going to double the quantity of homes which can receive next generation broadband and is part of their $1.5 billion investment in next generation broadband networks reports the Telegraph.

This investment by BT will bring speeds up to 100 megabits a second to roughly 2.5 million homes via fibre-to-the-premise tech, which basically means a cable direct to the user’s home door.

BT plans on rolling out fibre connections to roughly ten million households by the year 2012, however most of these will use fibre-to-the-cabinet connections that go direct to junction boxes on money roads rather then direct to the home. For the complete article hit up the link.


One thought on “BT to roll out fibre-to-the-premise tech to 2.5 million homes”

  1. Let me guess… is this targeting all those not-spots BB areas in the last mile who currently either cannot get BB service or can only get 512kb max because the telephone exchange being to far?

    If not then what is the point of spending money upgrading those who can already get broadband?

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