The most common form of internet and is responsible for low internet speeds, especially in rural areas, as the amount of data that can be uploaded and downloaded simultaneously is contending for space on internet cables going into your building. The speed of this most standard form of Broadband is rarely considered adequate for business grade connectivity. This is usually found in homes removed from city centres and rural offices; as consumers are no longer satisfied with sub standard internet speeds, this will inevitably become obsolete.
Referred to as ‘superfast broadband’ because although your upload and download speeds are contending for space along internet cables, there is a lot more space available than on traditional broadband; these cables go directly to the telephone box on your street (hence ‘Fibre To The Cabinet’), so it is highly unlikely you would receive slow internet speeds. Generally found in city centres, FTTC is ideal for businesses slightly out of town that are unhappy with the slow internet speeds on their current broadband.
This connection to the internet is for your company only. You are not contending uploads and downloads with any other companies in your building or on your street, or in your local area, so you will never have poor internet speeds. Providing there are no extenuating circumstances, the upload and download capabilities of a dedicated internet access cable are guaranteed. This product is ideal for remote areas that have poor mobile signal, relying on traditional telephone poles to make voice calls.
This provides an internal area network for companies with several locations that are cautious about security. A WAN is not connected to the internet so it can never be hacked, it is purely for use by company employees. WAN is mostly used by companies that need to keep customer data confidential but need to transfer it quickly and securely between locations. This is ideal for businesses that prioritise customer trust and loyalty and consider security to be vital.