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    • simonineaston
    • By simonineaston 11th Jan 18, 12:07 PM
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    hyperoptic installation question
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    hyperoptic installation question 11th Jan 18 at 12:07 PM
    Hiya, I live in an apartment block, maintained by a property management company. The block is very neat & tidy -almost spotless - lucky me!
    I am currently looking at fibre-only broadband and am tempted by hyperoptic's good reputation and introductory offers (£10 pcm for 1 Gbit!). When I arranged the start of service, the phone person told me about the purpose of an engineer's visit, which is to extend the fibre cable, already in place in the building, apparently, into my flat. I panicked and put the plan on hold, imagining exposed cables stapled to the wall of the corridor and looking awful, which I pictured, in my fevered imagination, would prompt a visit from a wrathful property manager, waving a writ from his lawyer and demanding I'm thrown into jail with no Get Out Free card!!! Am I being paranoid? Has anyone out there in MSE-land experience of hyperoptic installations?
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    • Londoner_1
    • By Londoner_1 11th Jan 18, 9:34 PM
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    The only advice i can give is that hyperoptic are FAST, upload and download.

    All isp installers will install their way, but you can be on hand to guide them your way.

    We use hyperoptic on a few of our construction sites and the performance is second to none.
    • onomatopoeia99
    • By onomatopoeia99 12th Jan 18, 8:38 AM
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    Talk to the management company? If they have already arranged the presence of the service in the building and perhaps even used it as a selling point, then they should expect tenants to avail themselves of it.
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    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 12th Jan 18, 10:49 AM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 10:49 AM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 10:49 AM
    Why don't you ask Hyperoptic what the installation would involve instead of letting your imagination get carried away. It could well involve very little mess, disruption, and be very neat. Once you know either way you can decide what to do.
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