UK ISP Hyperoptic has revealed that its fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network now reaches 10,000 homes in London. The company has connected apartment blocks and premises in Barnet, Croydon, Greenwich, Hammersmith and Fulham, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Newham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster. By the end of 2012 the company plans to double its coverage to 20,000 homes in 100 major property developments. Hyperoptic’s top tier service provides 1Gbps downlink and uplink speeds for GBP50 (USD80) per month, excluding line rental (GBP12.5). In addition, it offers a 100Mbps symmetric service for GBP25 per month, and 20Mbps down/1Mbps up for GBP12.5 per month. All tariffs come with unlimited downloads and no traffic management. Longer term, the company plans to provide fibre-optic connectivity to 500,000 homes within the next five years, including cities outside of London.
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