BT has agreed to legally separate its Openreach business , which should bring additional competitiveness and further investment into the UK’s broadband network.
The integration of the internet and web-enabled services into our daily lives means that it doesn’t matter if you are running a local restaurant or a startup trying to become the next Facebook – fast and reliable broadband has become a necessity.
As we start to spend more and more of our time online in our increasingly interconnected world, the internet is now considered a “fundamental human right”, and speed and reliability are a major part of that.
Much of the discussion about internet speeds in recent months has been about improvements such as fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) or even fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), where users can expect speeds of over 100Mbps. However, there are still some places in the UK where speeds have not yet reached 1Mbps.