UK Area Code information for Bude

Bude Area Code Allocation

Ofcom has allocated the 01288 area code to service Bude and the surrounding area on at least 1 exchange.

The Residential Area of Bude

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Bude comprises postcodes covering roughly 2,417km2 containing 393 commercial properties and 4,517 domestic properties.

Bude Exchange Information


The Bude exchange has 393 commercial and 4,517 domestic properties.
Some postcodes covered by this exange include;
EX23 8DL
EX23 8DE
EX23 8DF
EX23 8DH
EX23 8DJ
EX23 8EN
EX23 8DN
EX23 8EJ
EX23 8DD
EX23 8YR
EX23 8YW
EX23 8PF
EX23 8QQ
EX23 8YN
EX23 8YJ
EX23 8EL
EX23 8RB
EX23 8EH
EX23 8DP
EX23 8DG
EX23 8EQ
EX23 8DW
EX23 8EY
EX23 8DY
EX23 8ED
EX23 8FH
EX23 8ER
EX23 8EF
EX23 8RU
EX23 8AU
EX23 8BP
EX23 8EW
EX23 8EB
EX23 8TG
EX23 8EA
EX23 8QT
EX23 8QZ
EX23 8SY
EX23 8TJ
EX23 8PJ
EX23 8QU
EX23 8BN
EX23 8PH
EX23 8RA
EX23 8RD
EX23 8QX
EX23 8BH
EX23 8BD
EX23 8PL
EX23 8BJ

Broadband Connectivity Type Definitions

Different telephone exchanges have different broadband connectivity depending on their geographic location, the consumers they serve (demand and composition of those consumers) and the competative landscape in that locale. As a result there is a mix of services and related performance which BT classify as follows;

Fixed Rate

There for three fixed rate lines; 512Kbps, 1Mbps and 2Mbps. As with IPStream 500, 1000 and 2000, these have an upstream capped at 288Kbps. Note that all of the other WBC products apart from these are strictly rate adaptive (like ADSL Max).

WBC Fixed Rate

Wholesale Broadband Connect (WBC) offers high-speed, high-performance broadband services.


BT's original ADSL2+ wholesale product with an option of an upstream cap at 448Kbps or no cap at all. ADSL2+ can achieve up to 1Mbps upstream.


ADSL2+ (also known as 21CN (21st Century Network) and WBC (Wholesale Broadband Connect) is a high speed broadband service which offers download speeds of up to 24Mbs and upload speeds of up to 1Mbs.

WBC ADSL 2+ Annex M

ADSL2+ Annex M offers up to 2.5Mbps upstream in the UK. This product is used by many businesses who could previously only find this level of upstream bandwidth with SDSL. Note that there is no option for a capped upstream with this product.

FTTC Range A (Clean)

FTTC Range A is a range where the circuits are deemed to be free of any copper line faults, and any local wiring issues (in a customer's premises). This range is often very wide for both upload and download, and does beg the question of why a copper line fault may exist without being fixed.

FTTC Range B (Impacted)

FTTC Range B is a range where circuits may have copper faults and/or internal wiring issues at a customer's site. The term impacted could be useful, as sometimes crosstalk is mentioned as something that impacts on line speeds, but there is no official word from BT on whether either Range A or Range B take into account the effects of crosstalk.

FTTP On Demand

Fiber to the home (FTTH), also called "fiber to the premises" (FTTP), is the installation and use of optical fiber from a central point directly to individual buildings such as residences, apartment buildings and businesses to provide unprecedented high-speed Internet access. FTTH dramatically increases the connection speeds available to computer users compared with technologies now used in most places.