Fibre broadband

 

Fibre is an incredible broadband network that enables you to do more things online, in less time, and with minimal to no interruptions and buffering. 

It is the successor to the copper line, which was the first broadband network introduced to New Zealand. Copper used electricity to transmit data back and forth along the network.

Fibre is a lot more advanced than copper. It uses fibre optic cables, which are made up of hundreds of tiny stands of glass fibre. These strands use the power of light to transport data at incredible speeds. Fibre has many advantages, and they can completely streamline a range of online activities, from professional and creative projects, to entertainment

The Benefits of Fibre

1. Fast Speeds

Because fibre optic cables transmit data at the speed of light, Kiwis can enjoy ultra-fast download and upload speeds. There are several different types of fibre speeds and each one suits different households. It’s important to choose the right speed for your needs and preferences, so you can avoid paying more than necessary.

Fibre 50 (aka starter fibre): This is a great option for those who are just needing the internet to browse the web, send and receive emails, do online banking and basic video streaming. It suits households of 1-2 users. 

Fibre 300: A lot faster than fibre 50, this is a great option for larger households who have multiple devices being used at the same time, or users who stream videos, play games and browse the internet. 

Fibre 900: This ultra fast option is great for large households who all need to be connected at the same time, without experiencing buffering. It’s a good option for a household with many working or studying from home, and great for multiple gamers. It also supports 4K Ultra HD video streaming and gaming. 

Hyperfibre: Hyperfibre is the next generation of fibre and comes with lightning fast speeds – the fastest speeds on the market! It is ideal for those who wish to stream lots of 4K videos and games, download huge files, and those with lots of users connecting at the same time. Great for a household of people working or studying from home and streaming simultaneously. 

2. More Devices Connected

Broadband cables are like a pipe. The larger that pipe, the more data can transmit back and forth at the same time. Fibre cables have a large bandwidth and can transmit more data at the same time, meaning that you can have multiple devices in use at the same time, depending on the plan you choose. So everyone in your household can be working, creating and streaming without experiencing buffering or interruptions. 

3. Reliability 

Fibre cables are known for their durability and reliability. They can withstand changes in temperature and storms, unlike copper wiring. This means that even during wild weather, you can usually stay connected. Furthermore, its performance doesn’t degrade over time, so it doesn’t matter how far away your home or business is from the exchange or cabinet. 

4. High Security 

Fibre optic cables keep your data protected and difficult for hackers to access since they use light technology and not electricity. Cybersecurity and safety is paramount in this digital age, and fibre will protect your information, data, and privacy.  

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