Even though it’s only a few years since using the internet became widespread, it’s already unthinkable to have an office without a good business broadband connection and setup.
Those firms that have an unreliable connection to the internet are likely to risk getting left behind by their rivals, so it’s important to ensure your system is up to date and capable of handling all that you need it to.
Every company has its own business broadband requirements, which is why the specialists here at BTT will work closely with you to develop a setup that is perfect for your needs.
Internet systems need to be adaptable and flexible and the options we will offer you will tick both of these boxes, ensuring that if you need to upgrade again this process can be managed with the minimum of fuss.
Types of broadband connections
There are a wide range of business broadband options available and if you’re not technologically minded, then it can be hard to know where to start in order to get your firm up and running.
Our specialists here at BTT can break down any technical information you need into a format you can understand, helping you to make an informed choice about the system you need.
Below are some of the popular types of business broadband systems we can provide for you all of which we can provide with static IP addressing.
ADSL connections are one of the most common types of system businesses use to connect to the internet.
These shared broadband connections offer you a choice of speeds and features to suit the size and requirements of your business. Here are B.T.T Comms, we provide both ADSL Max – which offers download speeds of up to 7 Mbps with upload speeds of up to 800K – and ADSL2+, which boasts download speeds of as high as 16 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 1.5MB.
One of the main benefits of fibre broadband is that it provides faster download and upload speeds – which could make it ideal for companies involved in the media, or in graphics, or companies that require a fast and stable connection.
Completely unlimited usage, speeds of up to 76Mbps for downloads and 19Mbps for uploads are provided by this type of connection, making sharing files easy and allowing users to connect with remote workers and regional offices via video conferencing.
Another of the options available to firms picking a broadband setup is our evoNet service exclusive to BTT, which provides a cost-effective way of achieving faster download and upload speeds. This works by aggregating multiple broadband services together, to produce one superfast connection.
This is the perfect choice for firms that want to send large files and ensure off-site data backups complete on time. However, they can also be useful for those who resiliency and business continuity from their broadband connections.
Companies in locations where they traditionally cannot achieve fast broadband speeds will also notice evoNet can make the world of difference for them, as it guarantees faster connections than you would traditionally get over your single ADSL circuit.
Although fibre, evoNet and ADSL connections are some of the most common types of business broadband setups and among the most popular systems we install here at BTT, this list is far from exhaustive.
Further types of system firms can use to connect to the internet include:
Fibre Ethernet – offers national connectivity and high bandwidth which is up to 1GB delivered over Fibre. These internet connections provide high speed, also guarantee bandwidth, uptime, are uncontended which means they are not shared with any other businesses and have a guaranteed SLA making them a solid selection for firms that need a reliable and quick broadband link.
FTTC Ethernet – which can provide speeds of up to 80Mbps, making it ideal for companies requiring a high-speed connection. This is a particularly popular choice for firms because delivery times are predictable and connections are reliable.
Ethernet in the First Mile Copper Ethernet – which is highly resilient and can carry speeds of up to 35Mbps using the existing copper line plant into your building. EFM circuits are uncontended, are synchronous so you get the same upload and download bandwidth, bandwidth is guaranteed and the service comes with a guaranteed SLA. This is ideal for organisations that are in need of a connection that is low cost but provides dedicated connectivity and a resilient service.
IP VPN – is ideal for firms with multiple office locations or employees working from home that require all sites to be connected together in private secure cloud or as if they are all sitting in one office. With companies requiring private secure access to their sites and flexible working becoming more popular among staff members who want to tweak their work-life balance, this is becoming a common choice for companies. IP VPN allows users to connect seamlessly and it is also highly scalable, which is perfect for those businesses that are growing rapidly.
Assured IP – is a voice only dedicated broadband service which is used in conjunction with our SIP lines and Hosted products. The benefits of an Assured IP connection include that they are able to carry multiple voice calls without any contention issues, which means that voice quality is always crystal clear and guaranteed. Here at BTT we can provide your Assured IP connection to highly effective service levels.
Colocation – which ensures your critical IT infrastructure is securely hosted, as well as providing fast, reliable internet access. This involves housing your devices and serves in a professional data centre, giving you the peace of mind that your data is protected.
How do I choose a business broadband setup?
There’s a lot of information to take in when researching business broadband systems, so don’t worry if you’re still unclear what the right type of setup is for the needs of your company.
Every firm has slightly different requirements from their business broadband connections, but we can tailor a package and build a system that suits your company.
If you want further business broadband help and advice from us here at BTT, give us a call on 0330 222 0330 and we’ll be happy to talk you through the options.