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Ultrafast broadband

What is Ultrafast broadband?

'Ultrafast' broadband refers to an internet connection that provides significantly faster speeds than a traditional ADSL or 'Superfast' broadband. Ultrafast broadband uses fibre-optic cables, which are capable of carrying more information than traditional copper cables. It can deliver speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps), which allows for faster downloads and uploads, smoother video streaming and better online gaming experiences. Ultrafast broadband is becoming increasingly popular as it provides a superior internet experience for users who require high-speed and reliable connectivity for work or leisure.

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