Next Gen Broadband

BT have picked their pilot sites for trials of their next generation broadband.  Residents in Muswell Hill (London) and Whitchurch (South Wales) will have their exchanges upgraded and fibre run to the BT street cabinets.  Once the upgrades are complete speeds of upto 40Mbps should be acheivable over the final stretch of copper.   It appears one of the problems predicted for the trails is that there isn't any content available online yet to really push connections to the limit.

In other trials,  BT are running fibre to the home which should be capable of 100Mbps and Virgin are upgrading their cable network to be capable of 50Mbps.

Happy days ahead...