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Daily ISP News Archives for September 6, 2012

channel islands guernsey and jersey uk

6th September, 2012 - 3:59 pm (4 Comments)

JT Global (Jersey Telecom) claims to have exceeded expectations after it connected the first 1,000 homes to its new ultra-fast 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband ISP network on Jersey (Channel Islands), with around 3% choosing to take their 100Mbps (Megabits per second) service.

Wireless network

6th September, 2012 - 12:34 pm (0 Comments)

The Cloud, a BSkyB (Sky Broadband) owned company that operates thousands of public wireless internet Hotspots (wifi) around the UK (approximately 11,000), today claims to have become the first such provider to “filter out adult content by default on its network“.

bt openreach uk engineers van

6th September, 2012 - 10:33 am (23 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which is responsible for managing access to BT’s UK telecoms network, has responded to our recent concerns about the delays affecting installation of new broadband and phone services. The operator asks customers to “bear with us” and warns that lead times are expected to remain higher “for some months to come“.

bt infinity superfast broadband uk

6th September, 2012 - 9:58 am (5 Comments)

BT has announced a new promotion that means customers who choose to take their BTInfinity “fibre optic” superfast broadband (FTTC / FTTP) service will now also gain a free £50 Sainsbury’s Gift Card, which is on top of the free connection and a discounted monthly price.

uk green broadband and energy

6th September, 2012 - 8:54 am (2 Comments)

The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) has published new research that reveals the impact of broadband use on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions in the USA and EU-5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK). The total savings came out with an upper end of about 2% of total energy consumption for both regions.

censorship uk internet

6th September, 2012 - 1:03 am (0 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk has today published the results of its latest YouGov research, which asked 2,010 online UK adults which system would be best for helping to protect children from accessing adult content on the internet. Overall 78% rejected the idea of default filtering, which would be automatically enabled on all internet accounts.

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