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Our 1 year anniversary with Made in Britain

Posted by Miles Berry on

To mark the 1-year anniversary of our Made in Britain membership, We thought it would be prevalent to breakdown exactly how we demonstrate our commitment to using only British suppliers and manufacturers for our products enabling us to support British businesses & keep trade within the UK. When we look to develop a new product, we have to consider a large number of particular considerations that meet our own company values. Customer Demand A lot of our development is driven by demand from local engineers based in the Ipswich area using first-hand experience installing fibre to customers, and through our...

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Benefits of Ultrafast Broadband / Full Fibre to the Home (FTTP)

Posted by Antony sales@optservices.co.uk on

Improved house value Studies have shown that a high quality broadband connection can increase the value of a house by up to 1% by providing the connectivity modern homebuyer demand. With bandwidth usage in modern homes increasing by 40% year on year, providing a modern fibre network will fulfil the data needs of potential buyers and provide an attractive benefit for your sales pitch. Future proof infrastructure for the modern home We’re not the only ones who believe fibre is the future for connectivity in the UK. The government has recently outlined it’s plan to reduce traditional copper cable usage,...

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MEET JENSEN!

Posted by Miles Berry on

Jensen joined OPT in September for his placement year as part of his degree in Design Engineering at Bournemouth University. Through people he met at university, Jensen formed a connection to #PlunkettAssociates who agreed with Phil Barker, MD at OPT Services that it would be beneficial for him to carry out his placement working alongside Craig Fotheringham. This way he would get first hand experience of not only designing products but seeing them come in to reality using various methods including our own in house 3D printing and prototyping lab as well as external partners like #HREngineering. We hope to be able to provide Jensen...

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An A to Z of Fibre Optic terminology

Posted by Miles Berry on

Fibre optic technology uses a lot of technical jargon and terminology, here we try and explain some of the commonly used technical terms.

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How quickly is fibre replacing copper?

Posted by Miles Berry on

By 2026, Openreach, the wholly owned subsidiary of UK telecoms company BT Group, plan to shut down the copper wire network and replace it with a fibre optic broadband network. What is changing and why?

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