Is BT FTTP good?
What are FTTP and FTTC? FTTP stands for fibre to the premises. It uses fibre cables all the way into your home. This means it can deliver ultrafast broadband speeds up to 900Mb, and makes it the UK’s most reliable broadband technology too.
How good is BT fibre 900?
If you’re looking for the fastest available broadband service, you can get BT’s Full Fibre 900 broadband which has an average download speed of 910Mbps. The minimum guaranteed ‘Stay Fast’ download speed is 455Mbps and the average upload speed is 110Mbps.
How is BT FTTP installed?
With Full Fibre installation, we’ll upgrade the master phone socket (the white box on the wall) and install an Openreach modem (ONT), which connects to the fibre optical cable that comes into your house. The ONT enables you to get our fibre broadband and phone services, and connects to your BT Smart Hub.
Is BT fibre 1 FTTP?
This will give you average download speeds of 10Mbps using ADSL broadband technology. In about 18% of UK homes, you may also be offered one of BT’s Full Fibre plans. This uses fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology where a fibre optic cable goes all the way into your home.
Can I use my own router with BT FTTP?
Any router which supports PPPoE authentication will work with BT FTTP – no manual need for VLAN tagging.
How much does FTTP cost from BT?
Price from month 25 currently £32.99 a month. Includes a BT Home Hub (unless BT has already provided you with one). Compatible line required otherwise £49.99 connection charge may apply.
How is FTTP installed in home?
With FTTP, broadband is carried all the way between your premises and your telephone exchange by fibre-optic cable. These fibre-optic cables can be installed underground in ducts or overhead using telegraph poles. In general, fibre-optic cables will be installed along the same route used by existing telephone cables.
Is BT faster than virgin?
Overall. Virgin wins by a mile on speed, but lags slightly behind BT when it comes to customer service; two of the most important factors when it comes to choosing a broadband provider. BT has decent technology and some great extras, but if you want fast and reliable broadband, Virgin may be the way to go.
Do I need an engineer to install BT Broadband?
We’ll let you know which scenario applies to you when you place your order. Click on the links to find out more. In this case, there’s no need for an engineer to do any work but we may need to send you a new BT Hub. Your fibre broadband service will be live on the third working day after placing the order.
Does Sky do FTTP?
Sky offers full fibre (FTTP) broadband with download speeds of up to 500Mbps and upload speeds of up to 60Mbps.
Does BT FTTP use PPPoE?
With FTTP, you’ll connect to the Ethernet socket on the Openreach ONT, so you just need PPPoE (so basically any router). It also applies to Cityfibre based FTTP if connecting your own router to their ONT.
Do I need a new modem for FTTP?
FTTP/C, HFC Service Types In this case, you will simply need an eWAN (Ethernet Wide-Area-Network) WiFi Router (there is no need for a modem component). You can supply and connect your own hardware as long as it isn’t locked to your current or previous internet service provider, and that it is nbn™ compliant.