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BT Broadband availability checker | 4G and 5G Mobile checker

BT Broadband availability checker – Find out how fast or slow your own broadband Internet speed is.

  • See if you can get 1Gb (1000Mb) Fibre optic broadband to your home.
  • House or office in the UK United Kingdom.
  • How to check to see if you can get a 4G or 5G Mobile Broadband service in the UK.
  • Get the best information on how to improve the speed and performance of your home or office Broadband internet connection.

Use the BT Broadband availability checker to find out the broadband speeds which you can get from a UK postcode.

The BT Broadband availability checker can look up an address from a UK postcode or you can use the option of the UPRN checker.

UPRN in plain English a telephone number.

  • Use the BT Broadband availability checker to see if you can get 1Gb Fibre optic broadband to your home in the UK.
  • Find out if you can get 1Gb Fibre optic broadband speeds to your house • home or office in the UK.
  • 1Gb Fibre optic broadband is 1000Mb broadband which BT call FTTP.
  • FTTP simply means fibre to the premises, and that means the actual fibre optic cable comes insure your own home • house or office.
  • Fact: BT FTTP is much faster than Virgin media broadband because Virgin Media uses fibre to the street cabinet, then coax cable to your home or office.
  • Most homes in the UK have been using FTTC fibre to the cabinet, which is good for most BT customers if you are close to a BT Openreach cabinet.

Technical terminology used in this article:

  • FTTP (Fibre to the Premises) – in plain English this means the actual cable comes into your own home or office.
  • G.Fast (Fibre to the Distribution Point) – a short connection up to 500 metres using copper wire – it’s an upgrade from FTTC service.
  • FTTC (Fibre to the Cabinet) – The Fibre optic cable goes into a green BT open reach cabinet in your area or street.
  • Fibre Optic – Fibre Optic cable uses light to transmit the data from the BT data centre to either FTTP or FTTC or G.Fast.
  • 1Gb Gigabit Broadband – 1000Mb Broadband.

BT G.Fast in the UK in 2022 update.

BT stopped the rollout of G.Fast service in the UK in 2019 and has been focusing on FTTP network upgrade in the UK.

1Gb 1000Mb Broadband is here in the UK with BT offering up to 900Mb!

The BT FTTP service is ideal if you have a modern computer that can take advantage of a FTTP fibre optic broadband connection.

Personal computers that can benefit from a fast FTTP 1Gb broadband internet connection.

  • The 24-inch iMac 2021 M1 desktop computer from Apple.
  • 13-inch MacBook Air 2021 M1 laptop computer
  • 13-inch MacBook Pro M1 laptop computer.
  • 16-inch MacBook Pro intel laptop computer.
  • A PC computer with a 11th Generation intel core CPU
  • A Pentium Gold 11th generation intel pc computer.
  • macOS Catalina • MacOS Big Sur • macOS Monterey.
  • Microsoft Windows 11 PC operating system software.
  • And many more!

The Apple iMac 24-inch desktop computer makes a great choice if you want the ultimate computer to use on the internet in 2022!

As we are a Apple Mac IT support website customers that have purchased a new 24-inch iMac 2021 M1 computer will have Wi-Fi 6 known as 802.11ax built right in to the computer read our Wi-Fi 6 information below.

If you have computers that are older and are perhaps slow, there is no real benefit to use FTTP, FTTC works for most people in the UK. There is a real benefit if you have lots of devices connected to your home or office Wi-Fi wireless network connection.

However, there are many places where even 1Mb broadband is not possible or no broadband service.

If you have a very slow broadband service that is using a old technology known as ADSL BT will at some point switch off this service.

Have you considered 4G and 5G as an alternative for internet service to your home or office?

If you live in a rural area then another temporary solution is possible 4G and 5G from a mobile phone mast near you to provide a internet connection.

A 4G and 5G broadband router does not have any physical connection apart from a mains connection to the 4G • 5G box.

A 4G • 5G broadband router communicates with a 4G • 5G mobile phone telephone mast to obtain a broadband internet connection. 5G is a possible solution for UK rural areas that need fast broadband.

Did you know that most smartphones today can be used as personal hotspots or mobile 4G or mobile 5G routers. A personal hotspot is easy to setup to allow your smartphone to use its 4G or 5G mobile phone internet connection to become a wireless portable router to give your other computers • tablets • Wi-Fi devices a internet connection.

In the UK EE • Vodafone promote 4G and 5G services for mobile broadband. EE offers a car Wi-Fi connection too.

How can I choose the best 4G or 5G service provider in the UK?

There is no best 4G or 5G service provider in the UK, the best service is if you have a actual 4G or 5G mobile telephone mast near your house • home or office in the UK. Choose the service provider which can give you the best indoor 5G signal to your postcode. Start with Three then EE then Vodafone to find out the best 5G or 4G mobile broadband speed near you.

UK 4G and 5G Mobile Broadband checker.

Use the links to check too see if you can get 5G or 4G mobile broadband service near you.

Three coverage checker • EE coverage checker • Vodafone coverage checker • BT coverage checkerSky coverage checker • Virgin Media coverage checker

What is Wi-Fi 6 and 802.11ax?

802.11ax is an upgrade from 802.11ac network protocol it is an hi efficiency Wi-Fi network standard. Most new computers and laptop and modern mobile phones will have 802.11ax in 2021 and 2022 this is known as Wi-Fi 6 (5GHz), and Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz) 6GHz is available in China and other Asia counties but not in the UK yet!

To most people WiFi 6 and 802.11x are just names, however, if you have a house that has many computers • laptops • tablets • smart TV Televisions then FTTP and Wi-Fi 6 are more important technologies to know and to use as the Wi-Fi signal is more efficient.

Wi-Fi 6 is much more advanced than the older 802.11ac standard earlier technology. Wi-Fi 6 is much better it’s just much smarter and has the ability to provide and keep up with a FTTP fibre optic broadband connection better than 802.11ac.

Wi-Fi 7 is coming to a 2022 or 2023 smart wireless router to you soon!

Wi-Fi 7 will replace Wi-Fi 6 with even better Wi-Fi and wireless networks for home users and for companies on the UK, and for commercial public Wi-Fi wireless network hotspots in more public places around the UK United Kingdom.

BT and Wi-Fi 6 The BT Smart Hub 3 is coming to a home or office near you soon!

BT has not yet launched a Wi-Fi 6 broadband router for its own FTTP service, the BT Smart Hub 3 router is not Wi-Fi 6 compatible.

The BT Openreach box that is used to connect the actual fibre optic cable to the home does not need to be upgraded to support Wi-Fi 6, a new BT Smart Hub 3 router is needed to support Wi-Fi 6

Summer 2022 expect to start to see Wi-Fi 7 and the new BT Smart Hub 3 coming Q3 2022 for the summer!

All new Apple Mac computers manufactured since 2021 will have built in support for 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 technology wireless networking.

Is your internet connection slow on your Apple Mac computer?

If the internet is slow on your Apple Mac computer, and your iPad or tablet devices are fast, your Apple Mac computer might be infected with malware or a virus or a software application that is causing the Apple Mac computer to become slow or very slow.

Our Apple Mac computer engineers and network IT support engineers can assist home users and small businesses that need help and assistance with a slow or poor internet connection on your Apple Mac computer.

How to get help with a slow Apple Mac computer in the UK?

  • Complete the online website contact form. (open 24 Hours) with 10:30 am to 21:00 pm response times for completed forms sent to us.
  • Our online website contact form only takes a few minutes to complete on your • computer • phone • tablet device.
  • We respond by email: we are open daily from 09:30 am to 20:30 pm • 7 days a week service! including weekends and Sundays!
  • For Apple Product Repairs for Hardware and Apple Service, use the Apple Product Repairs button!
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