Fibre Only Exchange (FOX) trial candidate locations announced
BT Openreach have announced today candidate areas where it intends to trial a fibre-only exchange (FOX). This follows a previous release which contained draft information which has now changed. The test will offer only fibre services from this site which would include fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) and fibre Ethernet services.
The exchange locations being considered are:
- Deddington, Oxfordshire (NGA handover site: Banbury)
- Pickmere, Cheshire (NGA handover site: Northwich)
- Sutton, Cheshire (NGA handover site: Macclesfield)
Openreach is inviting communication providers to state their views on the preferred site for the trial, including reasons behind this by Friday 9th September.