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# 175749 10-Jul-2015 15:00
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Hey guys,

I am currently on Cable and believe I can now get Fibre. I did a search and have looked online but just wanted to check I have this right that from what I understand Cable is better?

I believe this to be because of what they call 'the last mile' so the wiring from the 'road' to your house. With Fibre it is still copper telephone and this is where Fibre looses speed. However with Cable is is Coaxial and therefore doesn't loose the speed.

The only benefit I beleive of getting Fibre is it allows speeds of over 100MBps but Cable only allows 100MBps? However I doubt I need more than 100MBps.

Thank you :)

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  # 1340679 10-Jul-2015 15:05
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Realistically, fibre is your better choice here.

You are mistaken with what your reading online however, which is FTTC (VDSL) Not FTTH which is what ufb is here.

FTTC is often called fibre in the UK for some absurd reason.




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