From conversations with quite a number of people over the holidays, it’s clear that many still haven’t got the message that superfast broadband is at last here, although it’s necessary to take some action if the benefits are to be realised. This piece in Hampshire Now is worth a read. The problem has always been the distance we are from the Bassett exchange. “Fibre To The Cabinet” effectively puts the exchange right here in Chilworth. Even though speed still drops off with distance from the cabinet, it should be possible to get massive speed increases over what was available before.