The biggest step for Internet connectivity since broadband

Rotherham DarkLight

DarkLight® for Rotherham business and education

Internet services are a vital part of day-to-day work for both businesses and schools, with demand for high-quality, reliable services increasing hugely over time. It's estimated that demand for Internet bandwidth increases roughly 50% a year, quickly leaving organisations behind.

We're introducing Rotherham schools and businesses to DarkLight, a comprehensive connectivity solution which ensures that you'll always get the level of service you need.

Starting off with guaranteed symmetrical 300 Mbps speeds, DarkLight lets you upgrade your connection at any time, with no additional construction involved, so you can always stay on top of your requirements. We currently offer a wide range of speed packages, including gigabit connectivity and world-class 10 Gbps performance.

We're dedicated to providing truly reliable performance, so our ultrafast connections are backed up with a 99.9% Service Level Agreement that ensures completely reliability, along with award-winning customer service in case you experience any issues.

Rotherham DarkLight

Our Rotherham dark fibre network runs across 27KM of Rotherham, covering the

click here to view the map, from Bradgate to central Rotherham, running out to Parkgate and more. 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)

World-class Internet in Rotherham

Once DarkLight launches in Rotherham, we'll be bringing world-class, future proofed Internet to schools and businesses across the area, giving them a better level of service while opening up new possibilities for expansion.

At the same time that we launch our network in Rotherham, we'll be launching Sheffield DarkLight City and transforming Doncaster into a gigabit city, as part of our project to bring world-class Internet to Yorkshire.

Call our team today at 0345 145 1234 to find out more about the ways in which DarkLight can benefit your organisation!

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