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16 November 2011
UK telecoms company, BT, has expanded its broadband family to include an FTTH service, offering download speeds of up to 100Mbps and upload speed of up to 15Mbps.
The new service, named BT
Infinity Option Three will deliver the company’s
highest consumer download speed.
The FTTH service will only be
available from a limited numbers of exchanges initially,
increasing as BT’s Openreach subsidiary rolls out
fibre to homes and premises. Customers in several areas of
London will be the first to have access to the service.
John Petter, managing director
of BT’s Consumer division, said: "We are delighted
to launch BT Infinity Option 3, which offers our fastest ever
speeds for consumers. We are seeing very encouraging take-up of
our fibre-based broadband and we now have more than 300,000
BT previously announced that
approximately two-thirds of UK homes and premises will have
access to fibre-based broadband by the end of 2014
– a year earlier than the original target. The company
is investing £2.5 billion on the commercial deployment of
fibre-optic broadband and is hoping to reach a much higher
percentage of the country with the help of government