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25th April, 2017 - 8:22 am (1 Comment)

Alternative fibre optic network builder Cityfibre has posted their final results to the end of 2016, which reveals that their “completed” cable duct and fibre optic network (FTTP) footprint has increased to 3,383km (up from 743km in 2015) and they now serve 3,962 customer premises (up from 1,200).


24th April, 2017 - 8:20 am (0 Comments)

Utility infrastructure provider GTC (Brookfield Utilities UK) has announced that their ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is deployed for new build homes in the United Kingdom, has added a fifth ISP, Pure Broadband, to its open-access platform.

warwicknet broadband cabinet

20th April, 2017 - 8:16 am (0 Comments)

Alternative network provider WarwickNet (CableCom) has announced that they’ve expanded their superfast and ultrafast broadband / Ethernet platform to businesses at 32 sites in a single month (168 total), serving more than 5,500 business premises across the UK (1,400 active customers).

fibre optic cable strands

15th April, 2017 - 1:03 am (19 Comments)

Over the next few years we expect to see the number of premises covered by ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP/H) networks in the United Kingdom rise from nearly 1 million today to around 5 million+, but which ISPs provide this service and what do you get for your money? We take a quick look.

fibre optic fiber optic cables

12th April, 2017 - 4:07 pm (11 Comments)

The FTTH Council Europe has revised downward last year’s Comsof estimate for the cost of deploying ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) based broadband networks across the EU (currently this still includes the UK) by 2025, which makes it €137 billion (£116bn) instead of €156bn (£132bn).

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.

cityfibre installing fibre optic cables in uk city

10th April, 2017 - 10:44 am (0 Comments)

Cityfibre has announced that two further large towns in Berkshire (England) – Slough and Maidenhead – will be the next on their list to benefit from the deployment of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband and Ethernet network for local businesses.


5th April, 2017 - 12:39 pm (2 Comments)

The Scottish Road Works Commissioner has fined fibre optic network builder Cityfibre £35,000 due to a “number of serious failures to comply with road works legislation in Scotland,” such as the one that occurred in Edinburgh (here) after a contractor sat exposed in a manhole on a busy street.

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.

fibre optic cables on pcb circuit board

1st April, 2017 - 12:03 am (6 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has joined forces with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to formally support a new resolution at the United Nations that would require all countries in the world to adopt a single definition for “fibre optic broadband“.

fibre optic white broadband cable flay

31st March, 2017 - 8:21 am (25 Comments)

The price that ISPs and consumers pay for access to a 40Mbps FTTC superfast broadband line on Openreach’s (BT) network in the United Kingdom is set to fall after the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, launched a new review of the wholesale local access market. Quality of service standards will also be improved.

cityfibre fibre optic leeds dig

27th March, 2017 - 9:57 am (1 Comment)

The first businesses have this week gone live on Cityfibre’s new Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband and Ethernet networks in the Berkshire towns of Bracknell and Reading, with local business ISP BtL Communications supplying the connectivity products.

fibre optic cables green and blues uk

16th March, 2017 - 9:42 am (4 Comments)

A Bristol-based startup called Optic Networks (UK) Ltd. has today floated their ambition to roll-out a new 10Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic broadband network in the United Kingdom, which would aim to serve “large areas of tenanted and owned high rise multi dwelling units.”

gigaclear fibre optic street works rural

15th March, 2017 - 10:59 am (11 Comments)

The £700K publicly funded (loan) Aylesbury Vale Broadband project in rural Buckinghamshire has pulled out of their ultrafast FTTP/H roll-out in Great Brickhil after Gigaclear confirmed that they were about to start work. Meanwhile the two are set to go head-to-head in the village of Soulbury.

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