BT Wholesale Checker

Broadband checker – BT DSL Checker explained

Want to check what broadband product you can get? If you’ve used the BT Wholesale Checker you might be confused about the results.

This article helps explain what you might see

We always recommend to get in touch with us directly to find out what services are available, but we if you want to see for yourself, you can use the BT DSL Checker website.

WBC ADSL+2

ADSL broadband provided over copper. What you don’t want to see is just this listed in the results and nothing else. ADSL is low speed and unreliable. Remember that the speeds are shown as ‘up to’ so you may never receive the download or upload speed shown in the results. If you only see this, you should consider getting a leased line for your business or look at alternative mobile broadband.

VDSL Range A & B Also G.Fast

Flex & Standard broadband using copper/fibre. Superfast fibre broadband is available to most of the UK using copper phone lines to the street cabinet and then fibre to the exchange. The best speeds on this product are 80Mbps download and 20Mbps upload. G.fast is a product that delivers faster download speeds over the existing telephone line, using a different frequency. This means data passes quicker, but you need to be close to your street cabinet or an installed ‘node G.fast can deliver up to 330Mbps download and 50Mbps upload

WBC FTTP

Full Fibre Broadband using fibre from exchange straight to your business or home. Congratulations. If you see this showing to your location, get it as soon as you can. full fibre broadband is the future of broadband products – fast speeds, 100% uptime SLA, hugely reliable, flexible and future proof. Once you get this product, you won’t move to another, you’ll get upgrade the speed you want, when you want it. The stages section highlights the work required to get your premises connected with the fibre. 1 Stage is when the fibre cable termination is close and the engineer will need to drill into your premises to install their termination equipment. 2 Stage is where the fibre is close, and there could be some work to get the fibre to your premises prior to the engineer arriving to install their termination equipment.

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