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SImon Hobson Silver badge

Re: Optional - Really :-)

A connection isn't just the bit of damp string from the nearest pole to your house.

Your connection fee is nominally paying a share of the cost of getting all those pairs to the green box down the road, and from there to the top of the nearest pole, etc, etc. So cutting out the last few feet of wire and a socket on the end of it isn't all that much of a saving.

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