It seems that Be Broadband would like to hop on the fibre-optic
broadband bandwagon after all, as it recently said that it would
like to offer the service to its customers.
Chris Stening, Be's Managing Director, said that in fact,
providing such a service to the ISP's subscribers was "one of his
Nevertheless, according to the MD, this might take some time, as
the firm wanted to make sure customers would get nothing less than
a satisfactory level of Be's planned fibre services.
Mr Stening reportedly said:
"What I don't want to do is offer something which offers an
experience where the service runs slow at certain times or is
heavily shaped or capped.
"I believe the way we run our network and the quality of our
service and support are absolutely fundamental to the Be DNA and
are not qualities I am prepared to compromise on."
According to him, there are only a few UK-based broadband
providers who can offer true fibre services and that is because
making fibre work to a good standard is no piece of cake.
He then moved on to saying that Be was going to calculate the
costs customers would face if they signed up for the ISP's fibre
broadband services bundled with a good level of customer services
the provider has been known for.