ADSL broadband is a connection provided over a standard PSTN analogue phone line, normally routed over the BT Openreach network. The speed of ADSL broadband connections typically depends on how far away you are from the telephone exchange with the maximum download speeds varying from 1mbps to 24mbps with the upload speeds around 1.5mbps.
A DIA fibre Ethernet Leased Line service could be referred to as the pinnacle in broadband solutions! This type of connection offers a private, uncontended high performance internet connection.
Similar to ADSL broadband, a Fibre to the Cabinet connection is run over a standard PSTN analogue phone line which is then connected to a local disruption point such as a roadside cabinet for example. From here a fibre optic cable is in place back to the local telephone exchange.
A Fibre to the Premises connection is a pure fibre connection from the local telephone exchange directly into your business. This cuts out the need to run the connection over a PSTN analogue phone line allowing for a more stable connection with far greater speeds.
With unlimited data options now available mobile broadband is now a highly cost-effective solution, especially in areas which don’t have access to good fixed line broadband speeds. This solution uses the 3G, 4G, or 5G mobile network using a sim card exactly like you would find in your mobile phone and can also provide a fantastic failover solution for businesses should the main broadband connection ever go down.
SoGEA stands for Single Order Generic Ethernet Access. Up until now, to deliver Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) broadband to your business you needed to have a traditional phone line installed and then ADSL Broadband or Fibre Broadband provided on top of it.