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#801569 - 19th Jun 2013 1:14pm BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral
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Anyone know if and when BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic broadband is coming to the wirral areas such as Leasowe and Moreton??? I know certain areas of wirral has vigin media but we dont havbe it in Leasowe frown Tried to call BT but gave up after 20 mins of being on hold. Thanks in advance guys

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#801578 - 19th Jun 2013 2:35pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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I've got it in Egremont. Steady 35MbPS

http://www.productsandservices.bt.com/products/broadband/infinity#services-checker

Use that link to check on the availability of Infinity in your area. If it's not available yet, it'll link you to an agenda of the surrounding areas and exchanges and give you an approximate date.

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#801584 - 19th Jun 2013 3:49pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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BT have been laying new cable at the start of Reeds lane near aldi.
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#801606 - 19th Jun 2013 4:40pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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i've got plusnet fibre optic in new brighton, average speeds of 42mbps which i'm more than happy with especially as i'm a regular xbox live user xD

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#801616 - 19th Jun 2013 5:28pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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I'm in Seacombe and there is loads with FTTC but amazing the one by the baths isn't done yet, wish they'd hurry up

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#801638 - 19th Jun 2013 6:22pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: SilentReader]
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I'm in Leasowe got my infinity installed about 4 wks ago.

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#801644 - 19th Jun 2013 6:27pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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I'm in Leasowe and get Sky Fibre. Its only fttc at the moment, but its still much faster than adsl. I'm on the Wallasey exchange by the way, i dont know if the other end of the estate uses an exchange in moreton or upton or something. The cabinet is by our ladys church gardenside.

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#801711 - 19th Jun 2013 8:38pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: Bobario]
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From the Sam Knows web site, Arrowebrook Exchange is that near you ? if not search for your exchange via the main site

http://www.samknows.com/broadband/exchange/LVARR


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#801732 - 19th Jun 2013 9:23pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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You could also try

http://www.superfast-openreach.co.uk/where-and-when/

Enter your postcode, check anywhere in the UK on the map.
Also has downloadable Excel and PDF files of where and when.

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#801753 - 19th Jun 2013 11:38pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: Pinkyroo]
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Originally Posted By: Pinkyroo
I'm in Leasowe got my infinity installed about 4 wks ago.


Hmmm its not in my road, which is Frobisher Road.....YET, the next time I see an engineer I'll ask him

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#805040 - 4th Jul 2013 2:49pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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Looks like Fibre Optic is about to be layed/installed in my road as openreach have dug up the pavement by the junction box, cabinet. I will be upgrading once its up and running properly if its worth it. Is it as good as they it is?? What kid of speeds are people getting? I live in leasowe, (frobisher road). Sky are rolling fibre optic out atm, is sky better then BT???

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#805072 - 4th Jul 2013 6:32pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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Registered: 27th Jun 2012
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Loc: Leasowe
I've got Sky Fibre. I find it much better than standard broadband and its about 15 times faster than my old ADSL. I have no problem with Sky, it does what its supposed to and is very rarely down. I got it as part of my Sky TV package, so its a bit cheaper than BT and unlike some providers, it's truly unlimited. I get about 30 meg at the minute but apparently I could get up to 40 meg with Sky Fibre Pro. I have no experience with BT Infinity so someone else will have to clue you in on that.

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#805092 - 4th Jul 2013 7:43pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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Registered: 30th May 2008
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Loc: Upton
Originally Posted By: TudorBlue
Looks like Fibre Optic is about to be layed/installed in my road as openreach have dug up the pavement by the junction box, cabinet. I will be upgrading once its up and running properly if its worth it. Is it as good as they it is?? What kid of speeds are people getting? I live in leasowe, (frobisher road). Sky are rolling fibre optic out atm, is sky better then BT???
The new cab went in the end of my road end of May. The projected availability date on the BT Wholesale website is December 2013.

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#808272 - 17th Jul 2013 2:52pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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Registered: 26th Aug 2011
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Loc: Leasowe
The new cab has been at the end of Frobisher road for about 2 weeks. Anyone know when the fibre optic will be going live???? Thanks guys

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#808298 - 17th Jul 2013 4:07pm Re: BT Infiniti/Fibre Optic Broadband in Wirral [Re: TudorBlue]
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Registered: 30th May 2008
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Loc: Upton
The SamKnows website says you're connected to the Wallasey exchange. So it should just be a matter of however long it takes Openreach to outfit the cab.

On the off chance SamKnows is wrong, and you're connected to Arrowebrook (Upton) or Hoylake exchanges instead; the forecast go live at both those exchanges is December 2013.

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