How to Set Up a Router: TP-Link M4 Setup

Recently been connected to FACTCO Broadband? Here’s how to get started with your powerful new TP-Link M4 Deco Router.   Welcome to FACTCO’s full fibre network! If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’ve been connected. It’s time to get stuck into incredible full fibre broadband.  Our technicians will have completed your network installation. Now it’s time to […]

What’s the Ideal Internet Speed for Gaming?

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Online gaming has come a long way in recent years! FACTCO finds out the best internet speed for gaming on the very latest consoles.  Whether you’ve been caught lagging on an FPS or you find yourself waiting hours for updates and downloads, the next generation of consoles is here to make your frustrations a thing […]

The Benefits of Offering Free Wi-Fi to Customers

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Customer expectations for in-store shopping have grown rapidly as more of us have switched to shopping online. Offering free Wi-Fi to customers is one way for businesses to tip the scales in their favour. Customers now crave an experience with an edge over online shopping. For brick-and-mortar stores and restaurants, this has led to free […]

How Will Full Fibre Broadband in My Area Benefit Me?

Full fibre broadband is the future of internet connectivity in the UK – but what are the benefits of FTTP? Also known as ultrafast or FTTP (fibre to the premises), full fibre broadband networks are quickly becoming a necessity for modern life.  But what are the benefits of FTTP? And is FTTP worth it? To help out, we’ve detailed what makes a full fibre network so desirable answering the question; how will the upgrade to full […]

Community Fibre: Can I Switch Broadband Mid Contract?

We’ve taken a deep dive into a question that everyone asks when joining a Community Fibre Project with FACTCO; can I switch broadband mid contract?  If you’ve recently noticed one of our Community Fibre Projects happening in your area, it’s a given that you will still be in contract with another broadband provider.   Thankfully, this is something we’re used to dealing with as a team. We can […]

How to Set Up a Router: Linksys Velop Setup

Recently connected as part of one of our Community Fibre Projects? Here’s a brief quick start guide to your lovely new Linksys WHW03 V2 Router. The moment has arrived! If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’ve been connected as part of our Community Fibre Projects. Once you complete your Linksys Velop setup and download the Linksys app, you’ll soon be enjoying all the benefits of lightning-fast full fibre broadband. All the […]

How to Switch Broadband Provider

Unhappy with your broadband deal? We’ve looked into the ways in which you can switch internet provider. Whether you’re experiencing sluggish download speeds or simply feel you’re paying too much, it is possible to switch internet provider! From common queries such as ‘how long does it take to switch broadband?’ to the details of our very own broadband packages, we’ve done the legwork to help you make a switch that is right for you. Is It Easy […]

How to Apply for Your Gigabit Voucher

Once you’ve registered your interest in the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, you’ll need to apply for your gigabit voucher. Signing off for your gigabit voucher is a simple – but essential – process. It requires you to complete a short online application form on the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme website. The process validates your voucher with The Department of […]

What Is FTTP Broadband?

We’ve all heard about the benefits of fibre optic, but what is FTTP broadband? What does FTTP mean? And how do you know which type of connection you have? If you’ve had a contract with an Internet Service Provider at any time in the last few years, it’s likely you’ll have been sold a fibre […]

How to Run a Speed Test on Your Full Fibre Connection

When we install our fibre networks, we run internet speed tests on every single connection. This handy guide will help you learn how to run a speed test yourself.  We run a full fibre speed test on all of the homes and businesses we connect to make sure we’re delivering the speeds we have promised. However, some ways of testing are better than others. So, we want to share what we […]