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For the idly curious. Virgin cable

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Old August 9th 17, 11:03 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default For the idly curious. Virgin cable

Adrian Caspersz wrote:

On 09/08/17 17:27, Tim+ wrote:
Our streets are being cabled at the moment and I found an offcut
piece of "Virgin cable" under a hedge.

life sure is lonely being an offcut, that virgin cable ain't gonna mate
with another. I'm so sad for it....

So if you've ever wondered, this is what it looks like...

Copper Clad Aluminium core, would this be connected to via a drilled tap
like old ethernet wiring before 10BaseT?

No it looks like VM's fake fibre.

This stuff is no good for gaming internet and high upload speeds.

Send it to ASA as evidence.


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