What is digital switchover 2025 and how will it affect me?

colourful fibre optic cables

In 2025, a full fibre connection will replace the copper phone network. By 2030, a complete full fibre broadband rollout will follow. This is the Digital Switchover.  According to Which? the switch from the copper network to a full fibre connection is “the biggest social project” since the retirement of cable tv services in 2012.  For many of […]

Save money this summer with faster broadband from FACTCO

Summer is finally here! So, whether you’re starting your new vegetable garden, inviting friends and family around for a party or vlogging around the world, the fastest broadband is always a priority. However, some broadband providers can cost you both your time and put a strain on your savings account. This creates a co-dependency where […]

Full Fibre broadband connection. What is it?

The speed of Full Fibre broadband

Full F-I-B-R-E, what does that mean to me? When you decide what broadband connection is best for your home/business, it’s important to understand what you’re receiving. It’s like when you try a new recipe. It may look and sound good but if you are not sure what you’re getting, how sure are you that you’re […]

LCR Connect and FACTCO bringing Full Fibre to you!

Liverpool Docks connected by gigabyte network

“With 1Gbps broadband, all my connectivity troubles seem so far away!” Liverpool has regenerated and evolved faster than we could have possibly imagined. In the past ten years, we’ve seen The Baltic Triangle quickly become a mosh pit of music, business and culture. Lark Lane has established itself as a quirky street full of identity […]

Home broadband speeds for a smarter home

Home broadband being used at a party

“A 1000 megabytes? I am quite hungry, to be honest” From your surround sound system to your kitchen utensils, the internet has become a necessary commodity in our daily lives. When you think about it, how else would you be able to read this blog? Fourth wall break aside, what no one could have predicted […]

Your mental health and you: how you can improve your mental health online

Looking after yourself when you're feeling lonely

  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the Mental Health Foundation is raising awareness of the impact of loneliness on our mental health and the practical steps we can take to address it. According to the Mental Health Foundation, 1 in 4 adults will feel lonely some or all of the time. So, […]

Securing your business online

Hacker testing your business' online security

Selling your art on Etsy? Making some more connections on LinkedIn? Or are you just looking for some tables and chairs no one can pronounce on IKEA? However your business uses broadband, it’s important to ensure that you are securing your business online. New customers need to trust whom they’re buying from. Major brands will […]

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?

A header image showing three popular games consoles; Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch

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 […]