FTTC stands for Fibre to the Cabinet.
The ‘Fibre’ bit means it is fibre broadband, while ‘Cabinet’ refers to the green street cabinets which hold all the fibre broadband connections for a particular area.
This kind of broadband uses a fibre-optic cable from your ISP to the cabinet, then slower copper wiring from the cabinet to your home.
The speeds you’ll see available for FTTC are ‘up to 38Mbps’, ‘up to 52Mbps’, and ‘up to 76Mbps’.
You can check if FTTC, or fibre broadband, is available in your area by using the postcode checker on our homepage.