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cityfibre fibre optic cable

23rd June, 2016 - 10:07 am (0 Comments)

Cityfibre, which specialises in building ultrafast urban fibre optic (FTTP) broadband networks, has signed a new national Master Services Agreement (MSA) with international network provider Level 3 that will allow the latter to procure fibre and expand their service to enterprise customers across the UK.

broadband and phone prices pound sign

23rd June, 2016 - 9:46 am (8 Comments)

Last month the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK programme confirmed that it had established a new EU State Aid agreement (full summary), which would support the on-going roll-out of “superfast broadband” services. The EC has now published the full text of that deal, albeit with a caveat for Leased Lines.

warwicknet

22nd June, 2016 - 6:04 pm (0 Comments)

Coventry-based ISP WarwickNet, which builds its own alternative fibre optic broadband networks to connect disadvantaged businesses, has appointed John Bezzant to be its new Chief Financial Officer.

boundless_networks

22nd June, 2016 - 9:54 am (1 Comment)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP LN Communications (aka – ILoveBroadband), which had been serving homes and businesses around rural Yorkshire and Lancashire in England, has over the past few months quietly vanished after they were merged into Boundless Networks.

xln_wi-fi

21st June, 2016 - 9:00 am (0 Comments)

Internet provider XLN Telecom has announced that they intend to put free public WiFi on “every British high street” (i.e. they’ll have a presence on every high street, albeit not 100% coverage), but they’ll start by initially only providing it via 15,000 of their small business customers (at no extra cost).

fibre optic cables from above

17th June, 2016 - 8:37 am (12 Comments)

Broadband providers Virgin Media and Cityfibre have complained that a change to the Valuation Office Agency’s (VOA) business rates (charges) for their network assets (e.g. any fibre optic cables that they put into the ground) is hitting them with a massive Fibre Tax hike.

vodafone_rapid_uk

13th June, 2016 - 10:20 am (5 Comments)

Mobile operator Vodafone has claimed that some small UK businesses could suffer as much as £12,310 in lost revenue by not having access to their mobile phones for a day. In order to tackle this the operator has launched ‘Rapid’, which gets a replacement device to the business within 4 hours of an approved insurance claim being made.

bt uk isp logo

13th June, 2016 - 9:32 am (23 Comments)

The senior bosses of telecoms and broadband giant BT have joined with the leaders of the CWU and Prospect unions to issue staff with a new letter that warns about the possible impact upon their business of a vote to leave the EU, which if recent polls are to be believed may now be looking more likely.

cable theft and damage uk police

10th June, 2016 - 8:58 am (4 Comments)

A new Opinium survey of 500 businesses in the United Kingdom, which was commissioned by an ISP called Beaming, has claimed that 3.9 million enterprises (72% of businesses) suffered “up to” 8 Internet outages and 43 hours of downtime each during 2015 and they could have lost productivity worth an estimated £12.3 billion.

john_henry_group

7th June, 2016 - 1:36 am (0 Comments)

The Cambridge-based John Henry Group (JHG), which helps to build new telecoms and fibre optic broadband infrastructure for operators like Virgin Media and BT, has won a £23.3 million investment from independent private equity company Growth Capital Partners (GCP).

internet_central_2016_logo

6th June, 2016 - 12:11 pm (0 Comments)

Staffordshire-based business ISP Internet Central, which offers a range of Ethernet, broadband, fixed wireless and general telecoms services, appears to be enjoying a growth spurt and have announced plans to hire another 22 staff.

spitfire_2016_isp_logo

1st June, 2016 - 2:25 pm (0 Comments)

Spitfire, the UK business focused broadband Internet and telecoms provider, has reportedly bolstered its Service Level Agreements (SLA) via a number of commitments to new customer support and service reliability improvements.

tommy_cannon

1st June, 2016 - 2:04 pm (4 Comments)

UK ISP Unicom (VERASTAR, Universal Utilities, Business Comms Solution etc.), which seems to have made a habit out of creating angry customers and were even fined £200k by Ofcom as a result (here and here), has now even managed to irritate Tommy Cannon from the legendary Cannon & Ball duo.

connecting devon and somerset uk logo map

27th May, 2016 - 9:08 am (1 Comment)

The South Somerset District Council (SSDC) has stalled plans to put £640,000 into the central Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme because of uncertainty over how the clawback reinvestment from BT and plans for a 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation might impact the roll-out.

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