Ultrafast fibre broadband
Springfield has teamed up with Openreach and are now offering Ultrafast fibre broadband for customers.
What does this mean?
Ultrafast broadband has the potential to offer customers internet speeds of up to 1,000Mb per second, in comparison to Superfast broadband which is more widely available and offers speeds of between 25Mb and 80Mb per second. This means customers with Ultrafast will have a faster connection, even if multiple people are using the internet at the same time.
How does it work?
Openreach are extending the fibre cabling, so customers will have fibre cables from the exchange all the way into their homes, making their broadband faster and more durable.
With Superfast broadband, fibre cabling runs from the exchange to a cabinet in the street. But from the cabinet to the home, copper cables are used, which creates a delay and affects the speed of the broadband. With Ultrafast, there are no copper cables.
The following developments have Ultrafast fibre broadband: