Guide

Choosing a business broadband connection

Introduction

Many businesses these days need internet access to run efficiently. This access will typically be through a broadband connection offered by an internet service provider (ISP).

Different ISPs usually offer a range of packages to suit diverse business needs. They can vary according to many different factors, including the types of broadband connection, broadband speed, contention ratio, download limits and the level of service support. With so many possible options, it can be difficult to know where to start.

This guide explains how broadband works and what to consider if using home broadband for business. It describes the advantages of business broadband over home packages and looks at fibre broadband for business. Finally, it offers advice on broadband security to help you protect your business.