Providing Super Fast Broadband Reliable Connectivity Super Fast Broadband
Widely available to UK homes and businesses.
Utilise fibre broadband to get download speeds of up to 80Mbps.
Uses existing copper lines so is less expensive to install.
FTTC is where a fibre cable is delivered from the local exchange to the green street cabinet. A copper line, a standard phone line (PSTN), connects the green street cabinet to the customer’s premise to provide broadband.
Yes. FTTC broadband will be impacted as there is no underlying WLR telephone service to support the broadband. BT Openreach are well underway on its fibre network and a full stop-sell of new PSTN services in 2023. Single Order Generic Ethernet Access (SoGEA) is the FTTC replacement.
Download speeds of 80Mbps
Uses existing telephone lines
Less expensive to install compared to FTTP
Upload speeds are limited
Runs on copper line
PSTN switch off requires everyone to switch to an IP network