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FibreNest ISP

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by southlegend, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. southlegend

    Associate

    Joined: Aug 25, 2008

    Posts: 11

    Hi all,

    I'm moving into a new build property later in the year and was recently contacted by the ISP currently cabling the development: FibreNest.

    It turns out they're owned by the developers which leaves a sour taste in my mouth....

    I've been told BT will also be cabling the development (currently no idea whether it'll be ADSL, FTTC or FTTP) so thankfully we won't be prisoners to FibreNest.

    It's £45 a month for 500/50 with a free static IP address. I would normally say this is pretty reasonable but my perception is a little skewed by my excellent experience with Hyperoptic.

    Getting on to my point: has anyone here used them?

    There's barely anything out there on Google aside from reviews from your average Joe.

    Cheers
     
  2. ChrisD.

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 20, 2006

    Posts: 22,535

    I thought all new builds where OpenReach are doing a fibre install would be normal FTTP and you're free to choose whichever provider you want.
     
  3. Hyburnate

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jul 29, 2011

    Posts: 14,158

    Location: NN4

    Where are you based? It could be CityFibre or Glide as the provider.

    If you provide a rough area or send me a trust with a nearby postcode I can have a go at checking
     
  4. southlegend

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    Joined: Aug 25, 2008

    Posts: 11

    Done. Cheers :)
     
  5. southlegend

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    Joined: Aug 25, 2008

    Posts: 11

    That was my understanding too. Seems not to be the case here though.

    Interestingly, one the other side of the street (by a different developer) all have FTTP fitted. It may be that OpenReach will just extend the network?
     
  6. Caged

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 23,085

    If the developer is having their own ISP in as some sort of cartel effort then there is no way they’d also be putting the effort in to get Openreach FTTP. You might get FTTC if you’re lucky, if the developer isn’t cooperative at all you might not even have a phone line ready by the day you move in.

    Edit: Oh lol it’s Persimmon, of “your new house is actually a leasehold” fame. Expect the worst, absolute scum of an outfit.
     
  7. Relentless81

    Sgarrista

    Joined: May 18, 2010

    Posts: 9,591

    Back out if you still can.
     
  8. ChrisD.

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 20, 2006

    Posts: 22,535

    Agreed.
     
  9. Datamonkey

    Soldato

    Joined: Jan 21, 2003

    Posts: 6,630

    Location: Kempston - Bedfordshire

    Some interesting comments here,

    Im FTTP in a new build David Wilson Homes, not Persimmon :) however ive yet to find another provider who I can switch to?

    BT Seem to have the monopoly and im stuck paying silly prices :(

    Please correct me if thats wrong :)
     
  10. rip-the-jacker

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 28, 2011

    Posts: 2,508

    Yep, I had no choice apart from BT atm.
     
  11. Caged

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 23,085

    Zen do FTTP, Sky are dragging their feet over it but have said they will offer it, Cerberus do it, any Daisy reseller has the option to provide it
     
  12. southlegend

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    Joined: Aug 25, 2008

    Posts: 11

    Not my money so I don't have a say in the matter. Without going into too much detail on a public forum: It's being rented for me while I work a contract.

    I'm there for at least 18 months so I was just hoping for some user experience from someone who knows what they're talking about.
     
  13. Caged

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 23,085

    Last edited: Apr 17, 2019
  14. Double07

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 10, 2006

    Posts: 1,048

    I can see it lasting as long as the donations they make to our supreme leaders party dont dry up.