Businesses are becoming more and more dependent on online software to perform their duties. But productivity falls flat even with the most sophisticated platforms when employees can’t rely on internet connectivity.
And reliable connectivity depends on the type of internet connection your business uses. And it’s not only about speed…
Fibre, although it’s been around in South Africa for a while already, is still considered a fairly new connectivity type, but is far superior; it’s fast, secure and more reliable than any of the more traditional connections.
As your business turns more to the digital sphere, your workforce requires a better connection, and this is what business Fibre provides.
Business Fibre means greater productivity while using cloud services will increase innovation and collaboration in any sized business.
Package options centred on business size
Let’s first just clear this up: the reason why business Fibre connectivity is superior, is because (and we can only speak for BitCo because we know that some of the top South African business Fibre telecom companies do not match what we offer), our business Fibre packages are all uncapped, uncontended, provide a 99% operational uptime guarantee with an SLA, coupled with 24/7 support.
With our business Fibre packages, your business has no data limit, the connection is not slowed down or interrupted by other users, and upload and download speeds are the same.
This would not be true for FTTH (Fibre To The Home), because although all those packages are uncapped, it is contended and is a best effort service.
So. How would you know which Fibre package to go for?
The best way to find the most suitable business Fibre package is by taking our business connectivity guide, This will direct you in identifying the most suitable business package for you
Take note! All ISP packages vary, so if you are doing your homework and checking out other business Fibre providers, make sure that the connection they offer is uncontended, otherwise, the speeds below may not be suitable:
10 Mbps is geared for startups of up to about ten people using the internet at the same time.
20 – 50 Mbps is ideal for small businesses of up to 40 people who need to be connected at the same time.
30 – 100 Mbps can be used for up to about 90 employees who need the internet at the same time.
100 – 1 000 Mbps speeds are incredibly fast and aimed at large corporations that require heavy usage.
Fibre coverage in South Africa
If we’re talking Fibre availability, we have to discuss Fibre coverage…because you may not yet be able to get Fibre as it has not rolled out all over South Africa. You can easily check if you have Fibre coverage on the business Fibre coverage map.