How do I know if FTTC is available?
To check if you can get FTTC broadband, follow the below steps: Check your postcode on the thinkbroadband availability checker which lists both FTTC, FTTH and a number of wireless options for faster broadband and the speeds recorded by our speed test in your area.
Do I have FTTC or FTTP?
Whilst FTTP is a pure fibre optic delivery method, FTTC is a blend of copper and fibre optic cables. Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) uses fibre optic cables right up to the street cabinet, and then a copper line (telephone), known as a PSTN line, to connect the cabinet to the premises, be it your home or your business.
Is BT fibre 1 FTTP or FTTC?
The traditional fibre broadband plans like Fibre 1 and Fibre 2 are still available to customers who only have a full fibre (FTTP) broadband connection in their home. In this case, the Fibre 1 and Fibre 2 plans will be delivered using FTTP technology.
Which is faster FTTP or FTTC?
Unlike FTTC broadband, FTTP uses all fibre optic, making it the fastest type of fibre on the market. In fact, it can reach speeds of up to an impressive 1Gbps. That’s seriously fast!
How do I install FTTC?
For new FTTC installations, an engineer will need to go to the local street cabinet. If your customer doesn’t need a new line we can activate the service without going to their home or office. We call this option “PCP only”, or self-install.
How do I get fibre in my area?
Follow the steps below to check if Fibre is available in your area:
- Check the Fibre Coverage Map on the Afrihost Fibre microsite.
- Enter the address where you’d like Fibre to be installed.
- Select the correct address from the drop-down options.
- Click on the ‘Check Coverage’ button.
Is FTTN or FTTC better?
FTTC and FTTP are generally considered superior to FTTN because they are faster, with a longer life cycle. They also have lower maintenance costs compared to FTTN, though these costs will be incurred by NBNCo and not the consumer.
Is FTTC better than FTTN?
What’s better fibre 1 or fibre 2?
With a Fibre 1 package, speeds increase to an average of 50Mbps, and with a Fibre 2 package, speeds can average 67Mbps. Users with Fibre Essential and Fibre 1 get upload speeds up to 9.5Mpbs, and Fibre 2 users benefit from upload speeds of around 19.5Mpbs.
What is better FTTN or FTTC?
Can I get FTTC installed?