[clug] Transact Progress(?)

Andrew Smith andrew at coolchilli.com
Fri Aug 22 14:15:34 EST 2003

> I think you could do TV over ULL, it's just never been done before. It's
> "dark" copper, you could run whatever you like over. AFAIK, TransACT comes
> into the home in copper as well. I'm not up on the ins and outs of
> TransACT's transmission methods, but I can't on the face of it see a
> reason for TV *not* to work over ULL in my limited understanding of it.

The reason?  Distance.  Transact's maximum copper deployment radius is
300metres from the shelf (pole).  Telstra's copper (typically) runs back to
the exchange, last I heard the maximum deployment was about 6-8kms,
depending on line quality.


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