Openreach use drones to connect rural areas with fast broadband
Openreach is using drones to quickly bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural areas.
The drones help to lay a fibre cable across routes that would have been difficult to deploy across. Due to the small drones used, the actual fibre cable was too heavy for them to lift directly.
Instead, Openreach engineers are using the drones to fly a high-strength fishing line around 100 meters and drop it across the top...