Benefits at Home

Fibre broadband supporting superfast, ultrafast or even gigabit services lets your whole household make the most of all the entertainment on offer on the internet - without annoying buffering and delays - and you can run your multiple 'smart' home devices like Alexa, Ring or Hive at the same time!  With a fast and reliable broadband service, you can be a data hungry household. Access remote healthcare, learning or other public services with confidence, as well as a whole world of leisure, social media and homelife support like online banking.  If it's available, then visit our get connected page to find out how to upgrade and join the digital revolution.

Superfast Broadband at home

  • Download movies in a matter of minutes – allowing you to watch what you want, when you want it.

  • Faster photo & video transfers, particularly when others are also accessing these services – audio and video downloads happen almost instantaneously.

  • Save time and money – shop for best deals, buy and sell, order groceries, pay your bills online and find the services you need

  • Find jobs and services - apply for jobs online and cut travel costs by working from home

  • Stay in touch with friends and family using social media and online video calling such as Zoom.

  • Work from home with cloud computing, cutting down on your travel time.

  • Enable your house to be ‘smart’ with digital devices supported online such as smart doorbell cameras, remote home heating control, smart lighting and digitally connected and monitored care systems etc.

  • Whatever you’re into, fibre will make it quicker and easier. It’s not just about doing one thing online much faster; it’s about everyone in the household being able to do their own thing online all at the same time. 

Superfast broadband for education

  • Open learning – Learning material readily available wherever you are i.e. Virtual Learning Environments (VLE).

  • Development of IT skills creating benefits for future employment.

  • Future opportunities – Equip children and young people with skills for the future.

  • More creative learning environments – inspiring imaginations and learning through more interactive packages.

  • Many universities, colleges and other organisations are also developing more distance learning courses. Learn direct provides access to many courses run by UK bodies.

Child playing game on smart device at home.