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NGA001/13 GEA-Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) on Demand Pilot Phase 2


15/01/2013    For Information

This briefing on GEA-Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) on Demand is for all Communications Providers.

Further to briefing NGA031/12 published on 4 December 2012, we are pleased to announce the pricing for FTTP on Demand Pilot Phase 2, which will begin on 1 March 2013 and consist of a maximum of 100 orders.

FTTP on Demand offers 'ultra-fast' downstream speeds of up to 330Mbit/s and upstream speeds of up to 30Mbit/s and will be available to premises served by GEA-FTTC enabled cabinets.

FTTP on Demand is expected to be of most interest to small and medium sized businesses who may wish to take advantage of the faster speeds available.

FTTP on Demand is planned for launch in Spring 2013 following Pilot Phase 2. Full terms and conditions, including pricing and contract terms will be released closer to launch.

Details of the Pilot Phase 2 prices can be found here1:

Trial and Pre Launch prices

The Pilot will take place in the following exchange areas:

  • High Wycombe
  • Bristol South
  • St Agnes Cornwall
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Basingstoke
  • Watford
  • Cardiff Central
  • Manchester Central

CPs will be able to place orders between 1 March and 26 April 2013. Orders will be processed in the order they are received, up to a maximum of 100 orders. All orders are subject to survey. The Pilot Phase 2 will test the new automated order processes for FTTP on Demand delivered in EMP R2100.

If you are interested in taking part in the Pilot Phase 2 please register your interest with Su Bowler susan.2.bowler@openreach.co.uk before the end of February 2013.

Prices relate to FTTP on Demand Pilot Phase 2 only and should not be taken as an indication of the launch pricing structure or prices.

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