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TalkTalk continues to push LLU ADSL2+ coverage
Wednesday 24 July 2013 09:30:51 by Andrew Ferguson

TalkTalk has issued its latest quarterly results and while overall numbers of broadband customers have only gone up by 8,000 there has been significant growth in YouView customers and take-up of FTTC based fibre services.

The operator has 96% of its 4,071,000 customers on its LLU network, with 82% on the full LLU network. This LLU network extends to around 95% of properties in the UK via 2,798 exchanges (added 74 in the quarter). The number of fibre customers has reached 95,000 adding 22,000 in the last quarter alone, suggesting that demand is starting to increase. YouView appears to be the driver at TalkTalk though with 390,000 customers using the hybrid FreeView/IPTV device, an increase of 160,000 in the last quarter.

The fact that TalkTalk say that 95% are covered by their LLU network, demonstrates part of the problem with the roll-out of the 2 Mbps USC and superfast services in the final 5%, this 5% (1.4 million premises) is served by around 2,700 exchanges if you are going to follow the traditional telecoms wiring and ducting.

Comments

Posted by burakkucat over 3 years ago
It's typo time.

"TalkTalk has issues its . . . "

s/issues/issued/
Posted by andrew (Favicon staff member) over 3 years ago
Corrected, cookie donated to the my tea break as payment
Posted by GMAN99 over 3 years ago
"TalkTalk continues to push LLU ADSL2+ technology whilst holding back on progressing fibre" would be more apt ;)
Posted by michaelkenward over 3 years ago
The brief facts and figures talk about the low "churn" but there is no mention of complaints per 1000 customers, an area where TalkTalk is notably dire.
Posted by BTfanboy over 3 years ago
coming from the monopoly fanboy.
Posted by GMAN99 6 days ago
"TalkTalk continues to push LLU ADSL2+ technology whilst holding back on progressing fibre" would be more apt ;)
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