Are you done with ADSL and ready for Fibre? You can enjoy your screen like you are watching an HD movie at a cinema. Fibre connectivity offers you the lighting speed, which is the highest speed that any connectivity can offer.
Fibre uses Fibre optic cables giving you such an incredible speed. Unlike ADSL, Fibre doesn’t use your traditional copper cables – optic cables are not even affected by weather, and they are not easily stolen, in fact, it is almost impossible to.
Honestly, ADSL is not as reliable as fibre. As new as Fibre may be, it can achieve a speed of up to 1000Mbps – because it runs or rather transmits the information as light impulses on flexible glass fibres allowing an incredible speed never seen before.
ADSL’s average speed is around 4Mpbs whereas a Fibre connection can reach as far as 250 times faster. You can get fibre into your home through a Fibre Service Provider such as Octotel, WAN, Vumatel, Frogfoot, OpenServe, etc. this will depend on where you are based.
It is often best to check coverage in your area. If your area doesn’t have fibre coverage, you won’t be able to get fibre connectivity.
The SP offering fibre has to get fibre from the street to your home and connect it to CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) device. Unlike ADSL, fire doesn’t require a voice line to work and you can be able to make calls online using fibre lines.
What is Fibre?
Getting connected to Fibre
Ensure there’s fibre coverage in your area. It is the most important part of getting fibre installed in your home. However, when applying for one to any ISP, you will be guided and the area from which you want it installed will be checked on your behalf.
Most companies will get a fibre infrastructure provider as a new customer. Once you are most certain that you have a connection outside your home, you will need a Fibre router, and it has to be fibre compatible. Your regular ADSL router may not support a Fibre connection.
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