Rural Broadband

Connexin has always been a company driven by entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for technology. We use a next generation approach; utilising wireless and Fibre Optic technologies to bring even the most rural communities access to High-speed broadband.

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How Its Done

The steps below explain our standard process when building a SuperFAST broadband network for a rural village like yours. As a general rule of thumb, if there is enough demand for our service, we will come and build the network for you!

Step 1 - Community Interest

Community Interest

Community Interest

The first step is to find out how many people want SuperFAST broadband. With your help or the help of your local parish council, we can carry out a survey to determine feasibility.

Step 2 - Site Survey

Site Survey

Site Survey

Connexin engineers will come to your village and perform a detailed site survey. If you see them around, feel free to ask them any questions that you may have.

Step 3 - Build Plan

Build Plan

Build Plan

Once a site survey is completed, we will take the findings back to our planners to formulate a build plan. This is an important stage for us in making sure things run smoothly.

Step 4 - Community Presentation

Community Presentation

Community Presentation

Once a build plan is formulated, we present it to you and your community, so that all parties involved know exactly what is going on and time frames involved. This is the best time for any questions and feedback.

Step 5 - Work Commence

Work Starts

Work Starts

Once the project plan has been signed off and all parties are happy, engineering work will commence. On average, we can usually build a network within 8 weeks.

Step 6 - Fibre Backbone

Fibre Backbone

Fibre Backbone

One of the major steps involved in building a network is the laying of the fibre optic backbone. There may be some digging at this stage.

Step 7 - Wireless Transmitters

Wireless Transmitters

Wireless Transmitters

Where needed, we will build wireless transmitter sites (called “nodes”). These ensure high speed Internet is available to everyone in the village.

Don’t worry, there is no harmful radiation coming from these transmitters. They use the same frequency that all home routers use to provide WiFi within a house.

Step 8 - Customer Installations

Customer Installations

Customer Installations

Once step 7 is completed, we move on to customer installations. This step involves installing a receiver (small dish or router) to your property. To see how it works, check out our video here.

How It Works

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Fibre Install

Fibre Install

A direct fibre link is installed.

Nodes Build

Nodes Build

Nodes are installed on the roof at the highest point so that the wireless signal can be transmitted clearly to customer locations.

Customers Install

Customers Install

A receiver is installed on customers’ properties so that the wireless signal can be picked up.

Rebounds

Rebounds

Extra nodes are installed at strategic locations to cover any black spots in the village.

Blockage

Blockage

If line of sight for some customers is blocked, they can pick up signal via other nodes as mentioned in point 4.

Why Is SuperFAST. Broadband Important?

Boost Business Competitiveness

SuperFAST. broadband lets you make the most of what the Internet has to offer. It allows businesses to work quicker and smarter. All these add up to greater productivity.

Good For Local Economy

As people are now more inclined to move to areas where there is faster broadband. Having a SuperFAST network in your community can stimulate business growth and hence, lead to creation of new jobs and a strengthened local economy.

Wider Range of Digital Services Available

Its not just for businesses, everyone can benefit greatly from faster broadband speeds. You will be able to download movies in a matter of minutes and music in seconds – allowing you to watch and listen to whatever you want, whenever you want.

Open Doors to New Technology

Faster broadband opens doors to new technologies. One of the most widely used technologies is VoIP. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. It allows for cheaper and even free calls locally and worldwide by utilising your Internet to make calls.

Flexible Remote Working

Technologies such as VoIP and video conferencing allow businesses to stay in touch cheaply and more efficiently. With most applications now in the Cloud people can work from anywhere.

We Are Green

Our wireless broadband and VoIP services are both built with the environment in mind. Our award winning technology minimises environmental impact by reducing the amount of digging and cabling needed to build these kinds of networks.

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