Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)?

What is Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)?

 Fibre to the premises (FTTP) is a pure fibre connection from the exchange, into your house or business. Fibre is inherently more reliable than copper and can carry data at much faster speeds.

A broadband service that has an element of fibre  is always preferable, because it can deliver higher speeds for both upload and download.

FTTP broadband can deliver download speeds faster than current fibre packages. Starting at a modest 40Mbps, speeds scale to around 330Mbps.

It replaces the copper broadband services that ADSL/ADSL2+ use by running fibre all the way to your property.

FTTP broadband is the next generation of broadband, taking over and offering a big jump in performance and reliability compared to the other options.

Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC)

 In the FTTC broadband, The cabinet is connected to the user’s premises with traditional copper (telephone) wires.The last mile connection can impact on the data speeds as the signal deteriorates over distance.

Do I need a phone line/landline for FTTP Broadband?

 No. Fibre to the Premises does not require an active phone line to operate, instead it is supplied directly to your home via a fibre optic cable and through your phone lines.

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