BT RABIT Technology To Catch Copper Cable Thieves

BT RABIT Technology To Catch Copper Cable Thieves

Broadband providers can sign up for early warnings when thieves attack their connections inside BT’s network.

The Rapid Assessment BT Incident Tracker has been on trial with ISPs including TalkTalk and Plusnet since 2012, and has helped to catch thieves red-handed.

RABIT alerts BT Openreach, which is responsible for connections from BT’s exchanges to customers, who can then call out both engineers and the police to incidents.

 

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