Up to 80Mb/s Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) is available via our Managed Online Provisioning System (MOPS).
This service uses fibre connections to the street cabinet significantly reducing the copper usage resulting in high speed access. Please note that speeds vary considerably depending on the line, technology available and distance from the exchange. Use the speed checker to get a personalised estimate of the speed you can expect for each line.
We offer the following product variants:
FTTC provisions require an engineer visit to the local street cabinet and end user site. A selection of dates will be available in MOPS as part of the ordering process.
What is fibre broadband?
Fibre broadband is a new type of broadband that is currently being deployed in the UK by BT, Virgin Media and other operators which uses fibre optic cables to help increase the speed of your broadband connection. It is often referred to as 'super-fast broadband' or 'next-generation broadband' as it offers faster speeds than have been available to date using older generation networks. It is available to both home and business users. There are generally two types of fibre broadband connections
Fibre to the cabinet (FTTC)
Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) involves running fibre optic cables from the telephone exchange or distribution point to the street cabinets which then connect to a standard phone line to provide broadband. This is combined with a copper cable from the cabinet to the home or business which uses VDSL or similar technology that can deliver much faster speeds over shorter distances.