Ultrafast DarkLight Internet connections speed up Doncaster
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DarkLight® future proofs Doncaster's Internet

Both businesses and schools in the modern day depend upon their Internet connectivity, and they need it to be as effective, reliable and flexible as possible. We're happy to be bringing Doncaster organisations DarkLight, a future proofed connectivity option designed to be the very last Internet connection you'll ever need to install.

DarkLight offers ultrafast, symmetrical connectivity, with both uploads and downloads starting off at 300 Mbps. You'll also be able to get even faster connectivity, with our packages including gigabit connectivity and a 10 Gbps option - some of the fastest Internet in the world.

Once you've had a DarkLight line installed, you'll be able to quickly upgrade your connection speed whenever you need to - with absolutely no extra construction required. With DarkLight, you'll always be able to get the performance you need - it's why our connections are completely future proofed.

Along with instantly upgradable, ultrafast performance, DarkLight offers complete reliability, with our connections including a 99.9% Service Level Agreement as standard.

Doncaster DarkLight

Click here to view a map below, you'll see the area that our 32 KM dark fibre network from CityFibre covers from central Doncaster through Hexthorpe and other major areas. Explore this site or get in touch with our team at 0345 145 1234 to find out more about DarkLight!

Wondering what it means to be a DarkLight city? Click the video to explore how ultrafast connectivity benefits a huge variety of local organisations, from schools to restaurants, offices and more.

DarkLight Speed Comparison

Wondering how the speeds DarkLight offers measure up in real-world situations? Click one of the buttons below for some demonstrations - keep in mind that these speeds are approximate, with several factors affecting file transfer speeds.

DarkLight - 10 Gbps
0.3 seconds
DarkLight - Gigabit
3.4 seconds
DarkLight - 300 Mbps
11.3 seconds
Average UK downloads (2016) - 28.9 Mbps
1 minute, 56 seconds
Average UK uploads (2016) - 3.7 Mbps
14 minutes

Approximate time to transfer 100 high quality photos (400 MB)

DarkLight - 10 Gbps
~0.3 seconds
DarkLight - Gigabit
~3.4 seconds
DarkLight - 300 Mbps
~11.3 seconds
Average UK downloads (2016) - 28.9 Mbps
~1 minute, 56 seconds
Average UK uploads (2016) - 3.7 Mbps
~14 minutes

Approximate time to transfer 100 high quality photos (400 MB)

DarkLight - 10 Gbps
~3.4 seconds
DarkLight - Gigabit
~34 seconds
DarkLight - 300 Mbps
~1 minute, 55 seconds
Average UK downloads (2016) - 28.9 Mbps
~19 minutes, 45 seconds
Average UK uploads (2016) - 3.7 Mbps
~2 hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds

Approximate time to transfer an HD film (4 GB)

DarkLight - 10 Gbps
~43 seconds
DarkLight - Gigabit
~7 minutes, 9 seconds
DarkLight - 300 Mbps
~23 minutes, 51 seconds
Average UK downloads (2016) - 28.9 Mbps
~4 hours, 6 minutes and 50 seconds
Average UK uploads (2016) - 3.7 Mbps
~1 day, 5 hours, 49 minutes, 34 seconds

Approximate time to transfer a full Blu-Ray disc (50 GB)

DarkLight - 10 Gbps
~14 minutes, 40 seconds
DarkLight - Gigabit
~2 hours, 26 minutes and 36 seconds
DarkLight - 300 Mbps
~7 hours, 57 minutes and 13 seconds
Average UK downloads (2016) - 28.9 Mbps
~3 days, 12 hours and 15 minutes
Average UK uploads (2016) - 3.7 Mbps
~25 days, 10 hours and 50 minutes

Approximate time to transfer an terabyte (1000 GB)

Multi-gigabit Doncaster Internet

Doncaster is one of the latest areas involved in our project to bring ultrafast, future-proofed Internet services to cities across the North. At the same time that we launch our network in Doncaster, we'll be launching Sheffield DarkLight City and a DarkLight network through Rotherham. We've ensured that our network runs through a number of key areas across Doncaster, letting us reach as many organisations as possible with our future-proofed Internet services.

If you want to find out more about how DarkLight can help you, fill in the form below, or give our team a call at 0345 145 1234. When you call, you can also register your interest in DarkLight, and we'll keep in touch with more information as we get nearer to launch.

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