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The Final Word for Internet Connectivity

When you're thinking of Internet connectivity, an important point to consider is the fact that bandwidth demands and requirements inevitably increase over time, typically leading to major upgrade costs. It's estimated that bandwidth requirements increase about 50% a year - consider how quickly dialup changed from cutting edge to outdated technology.

DarkLight is the last Internet connection you'll ever need to install - it's completely future-proofed. If you ever find that the speeds you're receiving aren't good enough, you can upgrade your performance to any level we offer at practically any point, with no construction required.

We provide symmetrical connectivity at a number of different speeds, starting off at an ultrafast 300 Mbps, with our fastest tier currently delivering world-class 10 Gbps - far more than practically any business or school will ever need.

Read on for more information about how DarkLight's future-proofed design and ultrafast performance can benefit your organisation, or get in touch with our team at 0345 145 1234 to talk through your requirements.

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Future-Proof Facts

Future-proofed connectivity isn't just a marketing slogan with DarkLight - we're confident that our connections will always be able to deliver the speeds your organisation needs. Below, you'll find more information about our future-proof connectivity:


DarkLight speeds are symmetrical, which means that your uploads are every bit as fast as downloads - increasingly important with Cloud usage rising.

• With speed levels ranging from world-class 10 Gbps to ultrafast 300 Mbps connectivity, DarkLight can make your organisation faster than ever.

• Whether you're upgrading permanently or just want faster performance for a while, DarkLight lets you change your speeds at practically any time.

• DarkLight is provided directly to you, with no contention - which means you always get the speeds you pay for.

• With a 99.9% Service Level Agreement on all lines, DarkLight guarantees you reliable performance around the whole year.

DarkLight Speed Comparison

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

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 an HD film (4 GB)

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 a full Blu-Ray disc (50 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 an terabyte (1000 GB)

We've speeded up this comparison to 10 times the actual speed. However, the time estimates you'll see pop in are still accurate - with 10 Gbps DarkLight, you can upload or download a terabyte in about 15 minutes.

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

Find out more about DarkLight Connectivity

We've built DarkLight from the ground up to be the last Internet connection you'll ever need to install. With ultrafast speeds available at all times, you'll never have to worry about your connection speed again, while our low prices significantly cut down on your costs.

If you're wondering what kind of difference DarkLight can make for your organisation, or want to know more about the features and advantages it offers, don't hesitate to get in touch with our team at 0345 145 1234, or through the below contact form:

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