I understand your frustration but there's nothing "disgusting" at all about taking decades to roll out FTTP to a country with ~ 25 million properties, most of which are non-MDUs. However if you know of very fast FTTP deployment methods, then please do let Openreach, CityFibre et al know10 - 20 years to get FTTP for the majority of the UK is disgusting.
I agree, and I did say that earlier. If BT offered a symmetrical service that was 300/300 that would be perfect for us. but we could only get 50 upload.As a 4K stream uses around 24Mb, how many 4K streams do you need to download at once? I understand if an improved upload speed is needed but these high download speeds are about as sensible as sticking a turbo upgrade on a Ferrari that crawls around London at 11mph - pub bragging rights. There are still people in my village in Essex that still only have 2Mb on a good day - get that fixed first.
Dude you're comparing apples with oranges. Lots of countries in Europe - prime examples being Spain & Romania - have a high % of population living in MDUs (flats etc) so naturally its far easier/cheaper/quicker to roll out FTTP to such countries. However the UK has one of the highest % of non-MDU dwellings in Europe and it will take time - ie decades - to roll out FTTP to individual homes. Also that graph seems to be waaaaaay out of date, in early 2019 the Openreach FTTP penetration alone was around 10%...not around 1%.I think Disgusting is the correct term for the UK's pathetic effort at FTTP/H
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Look at our roll-out compared to the rest of Europe. Openreach promised 2.5 million homes would have FTTP by 2015 and achieved less than 250,000. For an industry that is almost a monopoly in the UK, I think even the Soviet Union did a better job. We are not a third world or war torn country, we allegedly have great infrastructure, so why are we so sloooooooow at providing what most of Europe seems to have achieved far more successfully? As of May 2019 Openreach still hadn't met the 2.5 million target (May 2019 - 2.486 million) promised in 2015, which is only 4 years overdue.
Why are many customers still forced to have a phone-line? 96% of UK households use mobiles. Openreach's roll-out policy and pricing tariffs are out-dated and need a huge overhaul much like the BBC.