Fibre to the premises (FTTP) is a new high speed broadband service using fibre all the way from the local premise to the exchange, connecting you to our national fibre optic network. Whereas fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) is delivered as fibre only to the local cabinet, with the last part of the journey using copper infrastructure which impacts on its performance.
FTTP can provide incredible speeds of up to 330Mbps download and 30Mbps upload. This means you can now get an inexpensive, full fibre internet connection for a fraction of the cost of fibre Ethernet. FTTP is a great all round product, bridging the gap between broadband and Ethernet connectivity.
Although FTTP can offer similar speeds to fibre Ethernet, it is still classed as a broadband product due to its national contention ratio and backhaul process. However, as it is fibre throughout and uses the latest fibre optic network technology, it can offer a superior service to other broadband products. If you require a completely private and uncontended service with strong SLA’s then Fibre Ethernet is still the best option available.