You’ve probably heard a lot in the media about the government’s pledge to improve broadband connections in Britain over the next couple of years. You may be wondering exactly what fibre optic broadband is. Fibre optic is quite simply, the best broadband you will have experienced so far.
BT Infinity is also currently available to around 3.7 million homes in the UK BT intends to connect 62 per cent of UK homes to fibre optic broadband within the next couple of years.
To understand these speeds in some context a speed of 25 mbps will allow you to download a music album in around 9 seconds. You would also be capable of downloading a high definition BluRay film within only twenty minutes.
With fibre optic broadband, it only takes a couple of minutes to download a full game Live without waiting to buffer when streaming your favourite movies online. You can be assured that fibre broadband is genuinely the best broadband service you have experienced to date.
If you receive a direct connection between the cable and your household, you may experience speeds of up to 100 mbps. Direct connections are known as FTTH or fibre to the home.
As for the other big broadband providers, TalkTalk, Plusnet and Sky have been bringing customers fibre optic broadband using BT’s cables.