Fibre to Village Houses

Village Telephone Limited (VTL) has laid a fiber optic network in the villages of Hong Kong, and has partnered with major telecommunications companies to provide villagers with up to 1000M fiber optic broadband services. With ultra-fast home broadband, villagers can watch online movies, TV and enjoy other entertainment services at home.
Fibre to Village Houses

Comparison between copper and fibre broadband

Old Style Internet Access (Copper Wire) Fibre to Village Houses Main Application
Download Speed Generally 8M or 30M Up to 1000M* Stream video such as Youtube, movies, TV, download files, browse the web, etc
Upload Speed 256K or 512K (i.e. 0.25M or 0.5M) Up to 1000M* Upload files, photos, videos
* The bandwidth refers to the maximum of the relevant bandwidth that may be achieved between a customer's premises and the broadband equipment in the village, which may be different from the actual speed performance that a customer may experience.

Difference between Fibre Broadband and 5G Home Broadband

5G Home Broadband

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Fibre to Village Houses

 5G home broadbandFibre-to-the-home
Speed200M - 250M in generalUp to 1000M*
Internet stability第一,由於5G、4.5G等無線訊號較易受到外界干擾,故此上網穩定性遠不及固網光纖寬頻,上網速度有可能突然變慢。
第二,5G、4.5G家居寬頻速度會受到所在地區的網絡覆蓋以及訊號強弱影響。
The optical fiber directly reaches the user's home so the chance of interference is very low and Internet service is very stable.
Data Usage LimitUsually only 200 GB to 250 GB. If you exceed the specified data usage, your Internet speed will be slowed down in accordance with the company's Fair Use Policy.Truly unlimited internet access with no data usage limits.

 5G home broadbandFibre-to-the-home
Internet stabilityInternet access, which is provided via mobile network, is more susceptible to weatherThe fiber reaches the user's home and is relatively stable.
Signal reception limitsSignal reception is affected by the signal strength of the location and may be blocked by obstacles.The fiber goes to the user's home without signal strength problems.
SpeedWhen the usage exceeds the data usage specified in the service plan, the Internet speed may be affected according to the network resource situation.1000M* unlimited Internet access, no usage limit.

* The bandwidth refers to the maximum bandwidth that may be achieved between a customer's premises and VTL’s broadband equipment in the village, which may be different from the actual speed performance that a customer may experience. The attainment of the bandwidth depends on various factors such as configuration of customers' computers.