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house for sale with slow broadband warning sign

21st February, 2017 - 3:19 pm (5 Comments)

A new survey of 3,000 Brits by urban fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has claimed that slow broadband speeds at peak-times (i.e. the busy evening period after work) are the top unexpected bugbear for people trying to move house, while flaky mobile signals and unresponsive landlords follow close behind.

award best broadband uk ISP gold trophy

21st February, 2017 - 2:24 pm (9 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2017 survey has today handed their award for “Best Broadband Provider” to Plusnet after they came top in five out of seven categories and secured a consumer satisfaction score of 74%. Elsewhere Virgin Media also picked up several awards.

ee uk mobile 4g balloon

21st February, 2017 - 11:47 am (9 Comments)

Mobile operator EE (BT) has today revealed details of their new Rapid Response Vehicles, balloons and drone based “Air Mast” technology, which will all be used to help keep their 4G (LTE) network running in remote communities (e.g. during disasters, network outages or to help emergency services).

internet email

21st February, 2017 - 7:51 am (0 Comments)

Customers of communications provider EE (BT), specifically those who still use an old Orange based email account (Orange.net, Wanadoo.co.uk, Fsmail.net etc.), will be unhappy to learn that the operator has announced the forthcoming closure of this free service on 31st May 2017.

connexin trial elva-1 ppc-10g

21st February, 2017 - 1:03 am (12 Comments)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Connexin, which operates networks in Hull (East Yorkshire) and Lincolnshire, today claims to have become the “first company in the UK” to trial an Elva-1 PPC-10G with RF Com. This is a 5G style 10Gbps wireless link that could give their network a big boost.

boundless_networks_wireless_hardware

20th February, 2017 - 4:08 pm (6 Comments)

Wireless ISP Boundless Networks has today announced that they’ve become “one of the first companies in the UK” to trial a new 160Mbps capable “ultrafast” Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband network, which could soon be rolled out across rural parts of North Yorkshire.

stone gloucestershire uk village

20th February, 2017 - 11:29 am (23 Comments)

Residents of Stone in Gloucestershire (England), which is a rural village and home to over 700 people, can now gain access to superfast broadband speeds of up to 100Mbps after Oxford ISP Rural Broadband teamed-up with Wireless Excellence to install a new wireless network.

computer user

20th February, 2017 - 10:39 am (9 Comments)

The Leeds City Council in Yorkshire (England) has proposed a new scheme that could generate £45m for the local economy over the next 10 years and help “thousands” of “digitally excluded” adults by giving them access to free home broadband connections, wifi and Tablet computers.

spying on uk ISP internet traffic

20th February, 2017 - 9:17 am (2 Comments)

The new Investigatory Powers Act has been blamed for encouraging the London Internet Exchange to allegedly consider the introduction of a new constitution that would allow secret surveillance orders and gag directors from talking about it. But LINX says the claims are “highly misleading“.

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

18th February, 2017 - 8:09 am (17 Comments)

The Valuation Office Agency‘s imminent “revaluation” of business rates (due to take effect from the 1st April 2017) could do more harm than good to the roll-out of fibre optic broadband, not least by hitting BT and Virgin Media with a £1.3bn tax hike on existing infrastructure over the next 4-5 years.

fiber optic cable blue

17th February, 2017 - 2:26 pm (12 Comments)

Around 900 businesses in Colchester (Essex, England) are slowly starting to gain access to a new “ultrafast” (1Gbps+) broadband network, which follows a Dark Fibre roll-out deal that was signed in September 2016 between Colchester Borough Council and an independent network operator.

isle_of_lewis_openreach_engineer

17th February, 2017 - 1:53 am (7 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced a list of locations that will benefit from the next phase of their new “Long Reach VDSL” (FTTC) broadband technology trial, which is one of the potential options for helping to deliver on the Government’s future 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO).

5g mobile broadband

16th February, 2017 - 2:15 pm (17 Comments)

Forget FTTC, G.fast, FTTH/P and other forms of fixed line “fibre broadband” connectivity. According to a new report from mobile operator O2, the economic benefits of future 5G based Mobile Broadband technology will overtake “fibre” by 2026.

warwicknet street cabinet broadband

16th February, 2017 - 1:15 pm (0 Comments)

Alternative network provider WarwickNet (CableCom) has announced the imminent completion of 12 new Street Cabinets in Milton Keynes (Buckinghamshire, England), which will be used to bring ultrafast capable fixed line broadband services to local business parks and industrial estates.

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