- Study predicts a bright future for fibre optic
- Simplifydigital.com comments on the
- Simplifydigital.com lists a few best selling fibre
According to the analyst's calculator, by 2016 the UK will see
10.5m lines connected to superfast broadband.
However, Point Topic admitted there
was still a high level of uncertainty regarding the findings as
there were still discrepancies as to what technology would become
the most popular.
While an array of European providers swore by fibre, other ISPs
said it was not cost-effective enough for them to deploy and
deliver the services.
However, Point Topic's graph shows that fibre is gaining
Geoff Slaughter, Products Expert at
"While Point Topic admitted that it is still too early to
draw conclusions from the study, there is no doubt that the demand
for more bandwidth and higher speeds is getting stronger by the
"Perhaps customers are not queuing up for superfast
broadband in masses as yet, but there has been more interest in
fibre optic broadband than analysts suggested earlier.
"This may be due to the rising number of broadband-enabled
devices in households, for instance laptop computers, tablet
devices, smartphones with IPTV quietly lurking in, though the
latter is at a very early stage. The bottom line is that fibre is
establishing a solid stance in the broadband market as I
Simplifydigital.com lists top three fibre optic
broadband bundles available online now:
|Cheapest Fibre Optic Broadband
||Value Fibre & Evening and Weekend Calls
||• Up to 40 Mb Speed • 40 GB download allowance • Free Evening
and Weekend Calls to UK landlines
||£16.49 (plus £11.99 line rental)
||More Broadband and Calls with superfast BT Infinity
||• Up to 40 Mb Speed • 40 GB download allowance • Free Weekend
Calls to UK landlines
||£7.50 for 3 months, £18.00 thereafter (plus £13.90 line
||Broadband Size: XL & Phone Size: L
||• Up to 30 Mb Speed • Unlimited download allowance • Free
Evening calls to UK landlines and UK Virgin Mobiles
||£12.50 for 3 months, £22.50 (plus £13.90 line rental)
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