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kc_kcom_plc_broadband_engineer_hull_uk

9th April, 2015 - 7:31 am (20 Comments)

The incumbent telecoms operator for Hull in East Yorkshire (England), KC, has announced the launch of several new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based “Lightstream” fibre optic broadband packages for businesses, with download speed options of 250Mbps, 500Mbps, 750Mbps and 1000Mbps.

fibre optic cables from above

7th April, 2015 - 10:13 am (0 Comments)

Pure fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has announced that the first five apartment blocks to receive their symmetric 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) network in the city of Liverpool have now gone live and a further 16 developments are also undergoing installation work.

cable theft and damage uk police

1st April, 2015 - 7:35 am (2 Comments)

A significant number of Internet users across various parts of the England, particularly in and around the English West Midlands and South Coast areas, have suffered a night of slow broadband performance and connectivity woes. Most of these issues appear to be caused by a string of fibre optic cable breaks.

fixed_wireless_home_antenna_pure_broadband

31st March, 2015 - 9:58 am (1 Comment)

Fixed wireless ISP Pure Broadband has today announced that they will be the first ISP to use CityFibre’s dark fibre optic backbone connectivity network to power their wireless mast sites throughout the city of Hull in East Yorkshire (England), which marks a significant upgrade to Pure’s existing network that has been in use since 2008.

cable maintenance

31st March, 2015 - 8:34 am (19 Comments)

Three of the biggest UK telecoms and broadband giants, including BT, Virgin Media and KC (KCOM), have jointly written a new letter to the national communications regulator in an attempt to dissuade Ofcom from making any changes that might require them to provide access to their Dark Fibre Optic lines.

openreach_major_fibre_optic_cable_junction_telephone_exchange_uk

27th March, 2015 - 1:46 am (3 Comments)

In an unsurprising move BT has agreed to extend their contract with the Scotland-based Emtelle Group, which manufactures cable duct (plastic piping that encases underground fibre optic cables) as well as sub-duct and blown fibre products at its two plants in Hawick and Jedburgh, for another four years until 2019.

cityfibre fibre optic cable

26th March, 2015 - 9:40 am (4 Comments)

CityFibre’s Joint Venture with Sky Broadband and TalkTalk, which is deploying an “ultra-fast” 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) broadband network to homes in the city of York (England), claims to have completed its first roll-out phase and confirmed plans to accelerate and increase the scale of their deployment.

gigaclear_fibre_optic_cable_trench_ultrafastunderriver_com

26th March, 2015 - 7:46 am (0 Comments)

Pure fibre optic broadband provider Gigaclear has announced that they’ve exceeded their pre-order threshold for a group of rural villages in the Welland Valley area of Leicestershire (England), which means that they can now proceed to build their first 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the county.

business broadband internet

23rd March, 2015 - 1:33 pm (1 Comment)

Communications and Internet provider UKB Networks Ltd. (HKT), which runs a number of 4G (LTE) fixed wireless broadband networks across the United Kingdom, has made a cash offer to buy Stafford-based fibre optic and wireless provider Keycom.

fibre optic broadband cables

23rd March, 2015 - 7:52 am (3 Comments)

CityFibre has offered up a very practical example of the potentially negative impact on competition that it fears would be created by BT’s £12.5bn move to merge mobile operator EE into their business, which could directly threaten some of their Dark Fibre deals with mobile operators Three UK and EE.

fibre_optic_green_cable_collection

20th March, 2015 - 12:01 am (0 Comments)

Urban focused ISP Hyperoptic has announced that their Gigabit (1Gbps) capable Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) broadband network has today been expanded to cater for businesses across various parts of the 12 UK cities in which they currently have a presence.

bt openreach fibre optic cable install

19th March, 2015 - 1:14 pm (0 Comments)

BTOpenreach has posted a small, but potentially important, change concerning the Excess Construction Charges (ECC) for their single biggest deployment (62,000 premises passed) of ultrafast 330Mbps capable Fibre-the-the-Premises (FTTP) technology in rural parts of Cornwall (England).

cityfibre fibre optic cable

19th March, 2015 - 9:39 am (3 Comments)

After 11 months of hard work CityFibre has today announced the completion of their work to build a new 1000Mbps capable and 90km long fibre optic FTTP broadband network around the city of Peterborough (East England).

budget for the united kingdom

18th March, 2015 - 1:35 pm (44 Comments)

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, has today set out the Government’s annual Budget 2015 report for the United Kingdom. Unlike past budgets this one is different because it comes immediately before a General Election and that usually means big promises, such as pledging 100Mbps “ultra-fast” broadband to “nearly all the homes in the country” and a possible 5Mbps+ USO.

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