21st June 2022
Following a recent study on the average bandwidth usage per household, it was found that 10GB of data was being used every day – equivalent to three HD movies being streamed in every house in Britain, at the same time! With the exponential rise in broadband usage now taking over our homes through surfing, streaming, speakers and even some lightbulbs needing a connection – the modern era of broadband needs technology that is up to the task.
Let’s face it, new technology is exciting, but did you know that the majority of the UK’s network is still being run through copper cables that are over 100 years old? New tech has come a long way since then, and you probably wouldn’t drive a car from 1922 so why trust these old systems to carry your precious broadband in 2022?
So, what exactly is fibre broadband technology, and how does this translate into full-fibre?