Broadband speeds explained

When we talk about broadband speeds, there are actually two different types:

Access line speed: This is the maximum speed between your local telephone exchange and your router, so it’s the connection you receive into your home.

Throughput speed: This is the actual speed you experience on a device that’s connected to your broadband, so it’s the connection from your router to your device.

To better understand what these speeds mean, watch this video:

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