judgecorp writes: BT is testing a different fibre broadband topology FTTdp and h G.FAST, which could give 1Gbps broadband speeds at its research site Adastral Park in Britain. FTTdp — fibre to the distrution point — pushes the network fibre closer to the user's premises than FTTC (fibre to the cabinet). In many cases this is less than 250m, a distance at which it's possible to get 1Gbps over the copper phone network using G.FAST, a new variation of VDSL broadband .
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