The most commonly used and accessible types of broadband in the UK are ADSL and Cable / fibre. ADSL is available widely in the UK and to find out where the Sky Fibre is available, you need to check the below mentioned.
Understand The Availability Checker For Sky Fibre
There are means to find out the Sky Fibre availability in the area where you need the broadband connection. The two means mentioned here help you with the Sky Fibre Availability Checker.
(1) The Broadband postcode checker by uSwitch tells you whether your area has sky fibre availability or not. It also tells you what packages and speeds are on offer in that area.
(2) The broadband speed test page also lets you compare the speed of your internet to that of your neighbours.
Sky Fibre Broadband Availability Via ADSL
ADSL and/or ADSL2+ is very common in the UK, available in almost every area and offered by mostly all the service providers as it runs on phone lines where the data runs from telephone exchanges. The disadvantage of ADSL is that it does not provide television services.
The Sky Fibre Broadband Availability via ADSL is upto 8 MB and that of ADSL2+ (it uses different transmission and protocol), the speed goes upto 24 Mb. Sky Fibre offers some of the best ADSL and / or ADSL2+ broadband packages. To find out what they are, check uSwitch’s listing of broadband deals.
Sky Fibre Optic – Availability And Services
Cable / fibre / optic connections carry way more data than ADSL, providing a user with internet services, television services as well as telephone services. This is done by means of only a single fibre optic connection.
There are 2 types of connections – FTTC (Fibre to the Cabinet) i.e. a fibre cable runs to the phone cabnet and from the cabinet the copper wires transmit the internet signals taking over the phone lines and delivering it to your home. The second type of connection is FTTH (Fibre to the Home) – here the fibre cables run all the way to your house instead of connecting to the phone cabinet. However, this service is available to only few customers.
Use the Broadband postcode checker to check for Sky Fibre Optic availability in your area and get a superfast internet connection at your home.