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How to choose a fibre optic broadband service
Looking for fibre optic broadband deals in your area?
Simplifydigital can help you find the best available package where
you live, so you can start enjoying a superfast internet service at
Just give us a call on 0808 163 7069
and one of our friendly broadband experts will compare thousands of
fibre broadband deals, based on your area, budget and what you need
to get out of your broadband service, to find the perfect one for
Our top three fibre optic deals for February 2014
- Virgin Media Essential
- TalkTalk Fibre Medium
- Sky broadband
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What is fibre optic broadband?
Fibre optic broadband gives you access to significantly greater
speeds than traditional internet connections, thanks to the type of
cable used. In the past, all internet connections were based on
ADSL - they ran on the copper wires used for phone lines. The
problem with these lines was that the further from the exchange
your house happened to be, the slower the connection would become.
This is still true to a degree with fibre optic broadband, but the
dedicated cabling used vastly reduces the slow down caused by these
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A few years ago broadband speeds were so slow that downloading
an album would take up to an hour. Downloading that same album
right now would take less than a minute with fibre optic broadband.
As with any internet connection speeds can vary but with fibre
broadband it's rare to see a connection drop below an average of
Fibre optic broadband providers
There are plenty of providers that offer fibre optic broadband
as part of their packages. Virgin Media, BT, Plusnet, Sky, TalkTalk
among others all now offer fibre optic broadband which is good news
for the consumer as more competition means fairer prices.
Fibre optic broadband availability
Fibre optic broadband is now rolling out across the country with
more and more exchanges being updated to include fibre technology
all the time.
The easiest way to find out if your household has access to
fibre optic broadband is to use our Ofcom-approved broadband
availability checker. Put your postcode into our form, don't forget
to tick the services you require; for example broadband, home phone
or digital TV, and then click search. We'll pull the fastest
available connections for you from all the major suppliers,
including the fibre optic broadband providers if they're
If there is no fibre result for you, don't despair. It may just
be a case of waiting a while. The major providers are increasing
their coverage every month and the Department for Culture Media and
Sports is driving through plans to ensure faster connections to
Which fibre broadband deal is the one for me?
If you want to discuss getting a fast connection yourself, give
one of our independent experts a call on 0808
163 7069. They can go through all the available deals and
find a package that matches your needs based on your area and