Re: The reality of FTTP
Unfortunately the FVA product can no longer be ordered ☹
So we are stuck with having to use a UPS to power both the Smart Hub and the ONT
21 posts • joined 20 Jul 2017
There is no copper involved in the latest BT FTTP offering, just optical fibre.
If you require a phone service you will now get "Digital Voice" and either use BT supplied wifi phones that connect to the Smart Hub or use the port on the rear of the hub for a DECT or conventional (DTMF) phone. BT warn that this service will not work during a power cut
With Y2K *PPPPPP
Try reading the EU's published preparedness notices covering every aspect of what will happen in March 2019. https://ec.europa.eu/info/brexit/brexit-preparedness/preparedness-notices_en
Then see if you can find what the UK will do to mitigate these major changes ...... zilch!
*Prior Preparation Prevented Piss Poor Performance
Unfortunately Pye, and it's more recent incarnation as Philips Radio Systems, are no more.
Also long gone is the procurement that was driven by well qualified and experienced radio engineers in the HO.
There are many stories about Airwave usage being charged per minute to Police Forces with huge airtime bills having to be paid in the past. Police officers have told me how they were encouraged to use PTT as little as possible on their Airwave terminals to save the Force money!
Commercialism gone too far
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