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wireless microwave link uk

27th November, 2015 - 11:30 am (0 Comments)

The CMO of UKB Networks, Will Harnden, has moved to reassure North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) locals that their plan to roll-out superfast broadband in the area, using a fixed wireless network, is ultimately just a stepping stone to the deployment of fixed line “fibre” connectivity. Maybe.

money gbp sterling pound pile

26th November, 2015 - 10:43 am (40 Comments)

The Superfast Essex scheme in England, which is working to extend the availability of BT’s “superfast fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) services to 95% of the county by mid-2019, has become the latest to confirm that clawback will result in £1.9m being returned to help further boost coverage.

internet privacy uk

26th November, 2015 - 10:09 am (1 Comment)

The weight of the Government’s controversial new Internet Snooping legislation (Investigatory Powers Bill) will not fall on the shoulders of the market’s smallest broadband providers, but even if it did they wouldn’t be able to tell you about it because the biggest ISPs want them all gagged.

fibre optic cable strands

26th November, 2015 - 9:12 am (0 Comments)

Network developer Cityfibre, which is currently rolling out ultrafast Gigabit-capable fibre optic (FTTP) broadband networks across a growing number of UK cities, has announced that Glasgow in Scotland will become the next to benefit from early in 2016.

bt superfast fibre on demand broadband fttp

26th November, 2015 - 8:10 am (3 Comments)

A third £5.58m state aid supported contract has been signed with BTOpenreach this week for the county of Oxfordshire (England), which will extend the local availability of superfast capable “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) services to an extra 4,600 homes and business.

united kingdom money map

25th November, 2015 - 2:16 pm (19 Comments)

The Chancellor of the United Kingdom, George Osborne, has today given his Autumn Statement 2015 (Spending Review) and unfortunately there wasn’t much in terms of new support for broadband and mobile infrastructure, but we did get word of a new investment fund for alternative network ISPs.

LED Light Bulbs

25th November, 2015 - 11:43 am (2 Comments)

It’s been a long time coming but the new Light Fidelity (LiFi) technology, which can turn LED (Light-Emitting Diode) based home and office lighting or display systems into a sophisticated wireless communications network like WiFi, has finally started to reach the commercial pilot phase.


25th November, 2015 - 10:42 am (0 Comments)

Network infrastructure developer SSE Telecoms has started Phase 2 of their ‘Project Edge’ network expansion, which should make their up to 10Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable “enterprise-class” fibre optic network available to more businesses across the United Kingdom.

fibre optic cable storm

25th November, 2015 - 10:09 am (2 Comments)

Pure fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has today confirmed that their 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network is now live in the South Yorkshire (England) city of Sheffield, with two developments in the city centre being the first to benefit (Pearl Works and Mandale House).

banned from the internet cross

25th November, 2015 - 9:12 am (1 Comment)

Mobile operator EE has threatened to become one of the first Internet access providers to introduce a controversial network-level blocking system against website adverts, which has sparked a debate about the quality of advertising and raised questions over how far ISPs should intrude online.

police united kingdom

25th November, 2015 - 7:55 am (2 Comments)

Police in South Wales have arrested a fifth person in connection with last month’s cyber-attack on TalkTalk’s website (here) and interestingly the individual concerned was taken into custody on suspicion of blackmail.

ee uk logo

24th November, 2015 - 3:39 pm (4 Comments)

Telecoms operator EE has quietly increased the standard price of their Phone Line Rental service, which is usually bundled alongside their Home Broadband packages, from £16.40 to £17.50 per month.


24th November, 2015 - 2:23 pm (6 Comments)

The International Telecommunication Union and attendants of this year’s World Radiocommunication Conference have agreed to turn the 700MHz radio spectrum band (694-790MHz) into a global standard for Mobile Broadband, which supports Ofcom’s position in the United Kingdom.

wireless rural broadband field mast

24th November, 2015 - 12:24 pm (0 Comments)

The first 12 homes have now been connected to a new “superfast” capable fixed wireless broadband network, which is fuelled by a grant of £152,000 and will soon cover around 250 premises in the Humbie, Fala and neighbouring areas in East Lothian and Midlothian (Scotland).

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