According to recent reports, ICUK has also decided to hop on the even faster fibre broadband bandwagon as it started to offer fibre-to-the-cabinet services with speeds reaching 80Mbps.
These will be available to both home and business broadband customers. To get connected to true fibre, ICUK also started to offer FTTP solutions. This will connect users directly to fibre without the need of a cabinet (which slows down speeds).
It is worth mentioning that the Enterprise 80Mbps product costs £5 more than the 40Mbps option but it’s free to upgrade to the new speeds.
This option also comes with unlimited uploads which reach up to 20Mbps. It costs £30 a month.
Interestingly, the FTTP service has lower upload speeds of up to 15Mbps and comes at £66 a month.
At the moment fibre-to-the-cabinet is available to less than a half of the UK, mainly 40 per cent.
ICUK has also said that it intended to launch speedier FTTP services at some point as well – mainly reaching 330Mbps and 220Mbps.
The FTTC services are based on BT’s fibre network.