In addition to green, open spaces and smart, community facilities, a gigabit-capable fibre broadband network was essential to the developer’s plans to meet homeowners’ demands and support their busy online lifestyles.
Development: Pine Trees, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Customer: Taylor Wimpey
Utilities: Electricity, Fibre with FIRS, Gas
Taylor Wimpey had every aspect of modern family life covered – both online and off – at Pine Trees, Daws Hill near High Wycombe. 441 family homes ranging from two- to five-bedroomed properties form the new community. Only pure end-to-end fibre technology could meet the brief and, along with the gas and electricity infrastructure, GTC provided an ultrafast one-stop, total-utility solution.
GTC’s Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network at Pine Trees delivers gigabit-capable fibre optic networks. The pure end-to-end fibre solution enables families to game, work, play, watch and chat, all at the same time, whilst experiencing services from a range of ISPs.
Every Taylor Wimpey home on the Pine Trees development is connected when the customer moves in and, thanks to GTC’s unique working partnership with Sky, homeowners can also benefit from Sky TV free for a year with HD and On-Demand options. A Fibre Integrated Reception System (FIRS) supported by the GTC network means premium entertainment services are readily available with just one central dish and an aerial array serving the entire site.
With high-speed broadband connections increasingly important to today’s homeowners, Taylor Wimpey have brought fibre-ready homes to market at Pine Trees, meeting customers’ needs and giving their homes a distinct advantage over competitors.
“All the houses on our development have the same high speed, reliable fibre connection. Homeowners know that the fibre technology is future-proofed, in that Fibre-to-the-Home offers virtually limitless speeds. As the homeowners’ online needs increase, be it for work or pleasure, the fibre network will provide equally ultrafast speed and reliability for both uploads and downloads, as well as enabling everyone in the house to enjoy the same levels of service at the same time. This is a key differentiator between our homes and others in the area.”Jonathan Miller, Technical Director, Taylor Wimpey