GTC adds another provider as an option to its FTTH roll-out
The coverage of Fibre to the Premise broadband in the UK may only just be reaching 2.5% of premises, but every new bit of roll-out does help.
While the news today from GTC is not announcing new coverage areas adding a fifth broadband provider who sells broadband over its full fibre network (GPON) is an important thing in terms of ensuring the public have a wide choice of packages.
"Joining GTC’s network gives us the opportunity to reach more homeowners with our unique broadband offering. We feel that their open-access policy is the way that all networks should operate because of the choice it gives new home buyers."Joe Tandey, Operations Director at Pure Broadband
Pure Broadband join another four providers Direct Save Telecom, Love Your Broadband, SeetheLight and Vfast Internet who all sell services across the GTC network. For any building developers who want to know more the GTC website will give you a point of contact, but should be known to most through their work installing over utilities.
Our broadband map does include as much of the network FTTH network GTC has installed and there are more locations waiting to be added once we find out the latitude and longitude of the postcodes where people are speed testing with what looks like FTTH but premise is so new its location has not percolated out to the OS database that provides core postcode location data.
A choice of providers is very important on some new estates and apartments as developers do sometimes lock out operators such as Openreach and Virgin Media.