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21st April, 2017 - 11:23 am (0 Comments)

The latest April 2017 report from OpenSignal, which harnessed crowd-sourced data from 30,793 Smartphone users (535 million tests) to reveal how 4G and 3G based Mobile network availability and data speeds vary across the United Kingdom, has seen EE come top in almost every category.

telegraph pole and bt openreach engineer

20th April, 2017 - 10:24 am (8 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today set out their final plans for opening up Openreach’s (BT) national network of telegraph poles and underground cable ducts so that they can be used by rival ISPs in order to deploy ultrafast “full fibre” broadband (FTTH/P) services.

bt vision set top box

20th April, 2017 - 7:55 am (1 Comment)

BT has announced that broadband TV customers who are still using their old ‘Vision’ set-top-box (IPTV) will have to adopt the newer YouView based kit because the content for their older hardware is slowly being removed, with all extra channels and VOD set to be gone by the end of 2017.

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17th April, 2017 - 9:25 am (2 Comments)

A second attempt by three of the United Kingdom’s largest broadband ISPs to secure a new Voluntary Code of Practice for handling Automatic Compensation, which would be paid during a total loss of service, is being disrupted by TalkTalk’s refusal to sign-up.

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12th April, 2017 - 12:45 pm (22 Comments)

Ofcom’s annual study of fixed line home broadband ISP speeds across the United Kingdom has revealed that the average Internet download rate is now 36.2Mbps (up from 28.9Mbps last year), with uploads hitting 4.3Mbps (up from 3.7Mbps). But there’s a widening gap between rural and urban areas.

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12th April, 2017 - 11:45 am (2 Comments)

Ofcom has today published a huge new report into the service quality and provision times of the United Kingdom’s largest ISPs and technologies, which finds that 87% of broadband customers are satisfied with their service and this rises to 89% for landline (phone) and 92% for Mobile.

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12th April, 2017 - 9:00 am (1 Comment)

It’s been three months since BT introduced their free ‘Call Protect‘ service to tackle nuisance calls (here) and some 2 million homes across the United Kingdom are now using it. The broadband ISP has also published a table of the top 5 worst nuisance callers for March 2017.

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11th April, 2017 - 2:23 pm (13 Comments)

None of the 17 initial pilot locations announced for BT’s pilot of 330Mbps capable G.fast (ITU G.9700/9701) broadband technology has included anywhere in Northern Ireland, but all that changed today after they confirmed that 4,000 premises in Antrim would benefit.

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11th April, 2017 - 7:30 am (9 Comments)

As most people known BT’s Consumer ISP division has long offered a range of broadband packages with capped usage allowances, at least it did until today as the options have been removed in order to avoid confusion. At the same time they’ve cut the price of their unlimited usage options.

openreach engineer pulling fibre optic cable duct

10th April, 2017 - 1:28 pm (0 Comments)

UK Internet provider TalkTalk Business has today confirmed that they will be one of the first ISPs to adopt Openreach’s (BT) proposed ‘Dark Fibre Access‘ product, which follows a key ruling by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that will affect how the service is priced.

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7th April, 2017 - 1:12 pm (6 Comments)

Consumer magazine Which? has published the results from their first 2017 reader survey of broadband ISP satisfaction, which saw Zen Internet retain the top “Recommended Provider” award for their broadband service. At the other end TalkTalk attracted the lowest level of customer satisfaction.

openreach engineers pulling fibre optic cable duct

6th April, 2017 - 2:45 pm (0 Comments)

The Black Country Broadband Project in England’s West Midlands, which is working with Openreach (BT) to make “superfast broadband” (FTTC/P) available to 98% of premises by Autumn 2017, has secured a further £1.2m from the Local Enterprise Partnership to boost its reach.

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5th April, 2017 - 1:51 pm (0 Comments)

Fixed Wireless Access ISP Village Networks has confirmed that they’re now expanding the coverage of their superfast broadband network to reach the rural villages of Russell’s Water, Maidensgrove, Swyncombe, Stonor, Greenfield, Turville Heath, Park Corner, Britwell Hill and Howe Hill.

virgin media coaxial copper cable advertised as fibre optic

4th April, 2017 - 8:09 am (49 Comments)

Fans of accurate definitions may be pleased to note that the Advertising Standards Authority has finally agreed to review the often confusing way in which ISPs promote “fibre broadband” packages. This can be applied to both slower hybrid fibre (FTTC) and ultrafast full fibre optic (FTTH/P) services.

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