BT launches Ethernet Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) solution for Wholesale customers

 BT has launched an Ethernet FTTP solution for Wholesale partners that connects from the premise to the nearest Ethernet node, enabling greater bandwidth at ultra-fast speeds.

Businesses can now access network speeds of up to 1Gb, with ultra-low latency that never slows down, no matter how far they are from the exchange. Bandwidth is fast, flexible, scalable and uncontended. This is particularly attractive to mid-larger businesses that rely on quick access to cloud applications, users can also download and send large files or explore links to other sites.

This latest release offers SoGEA (Single Order Generic Ethernet Access) and FTTP on both BT’s Broadband and Ethernet portfolios.

Paul Beacham, Senior Manager, BT Wholesale, said: “As the UK prepares for the withdrawal of the analogue PSTN network in 2025 and begins to migrate towards fully digitised networks, businesses need future-proofed connectivity solutions that support their digital transformation journeys and their demand for greater bandwidth and speed. BT is at the forefront of this technology shift, bringing the market-leading Ethernet FTTP solution to the Wholesale market to join our full range of all-IP access solutions available – all underpinned by the best fixed network in the UK.”

“This announcement also reinforces BT Group’s ongoing investment in full fibre. We’re committed to growing our FTTP coverage across the UK and are accelerating our FTTP build to reach 20 million premises by the mid-to-late 2020s. With Ethernet FTTP, we’re responding to increasing customer needs for network speeds and reliability, supporting that demand better than any other network provider.”

Benefits of BT Wholesale Ethernet FTTP

Speeds of up to 1Gb. Customers will have access to the ultrafast speeds they need to drive their digital transformation plans and embrace an all-IP future.

Ultra-low latency. Connection never slows down, wherever customers are based.

Uncontended, flexible bandwidth. Ethernet FTTP bandwidth is uncontended. Customers will be able to quickly access apps on the cloud, download and send large files and connect to other sites.

Completely flexible, scalable. With a growing range of FTTP bandwidth options, Wholesale partners can provide easy and quick bandwidth upgrades to meet the needs of their customers today and in the future.

Super quick installation. Coverage is already available across many parts of the country, so customers can be up and running in no time.

Expanding footprint. With coverage across more than 80,000 UK business premises already and growing on a daily basis, BT Wholesale customers will be able to reach their customers wherever they are.

A future-proofed solution. Supporting customers’ transition to all-IP networks well ahead of the PSTN being retired in 2025.

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