Author: Neil Tennant

What is FTTC?

FTTC stands for Fibre to the Cabinet, and is part of the ‘next generation’ of broadband that is currently hot news across the country. With Fibre broadband being installed in more and more areas, FTTC installation will be the preferred installation method for many homes and businesses that look to take advantage of the super […]

What is EFM?

EFM stands for Ethernet in the First Mile (EITFM wasn’t catchy enough, obviously!). It is a technology that utilises symmetric dedicated leased lines to offer bandwidth speeds of up to 35Mbps. It provides a point-to-point solution that utilises multiple copper-pairs for enhanced connectivity and resilience. Whereas standard ADSL and SDSL offer just one line, a […]

What is ADSL2+?

ADSL stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, and is the technology that is used to connect to the internet via copper cables. It is called asymmetric as the download speeds and upload speeds are not symmetric – download is much faster than upload. ADSL2+ is basically an upgrade on standard ADSL technology, rolled out as […]