VDSL supports activities like streaming high definition TV, video calling, and uploading photos, with less buffering than basic broadband.
VDSL supports activities like streaming high definition TV, video calling, or uploading photos, with less buffering than basic broadband.
Simply call your broadband provider and ask for VDSL. They’ll upgrade your plan and send you out a new modem.
Why do you want a faster more stable connection?
Improvements in speed and stability means less waiting for things to load, and less buffering so you can enjoy your favourite TV shows or movies online without interruption. During testing of the new technology, the average network connection speed increased by 18%*. What performance improvement you’ll experience at your place depends on a couple of things. If you want to know more about the technical changes you can read our VDSL vectoring white paper here.
It matters how far away you are from the local cabinet. With copper connections, speed does decrease over distance. The further away you are, the slower the connection may be.
Check your modem
Check that you have a vectoring compatible modem. Most modems are compatible with vectoring but if you’re unsure, check with your broadband provider or check a list of capable types here.
Can you get VDSL?
ADSL vs VDSL
Quick and easy to get up and running and at a similar price to basic broadband, VDSL’s a great option while you wait for fibre.