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What are the differences between broadband and a leased line?

Both broadband and a leased line provide Internet access at a fixed subscription cost. The differences are:

  • A leased line is a dedicated connection between your premises and the local exchange. It is fixed bandwidth and offers identical upload and download speeds and is not subject to contention with other users.
  • Broadband is not a dedicated connection between your premises and the local exchange. It is variable bandwidth, asymmetric, meaning faster for downloads than for uploads, and subject to contention with other users.

To find out more, please visit our broadband and internet sales pages.

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