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truespeed_fttp_pole

27th May, 2016 - 1:50 pm (1 Comment)

Fibre optic ISP TrueSpeed Communications has begun taking pre-orders from a number of new rural communities in North East Somerset (England), which could soon be able to benefit from their £47.50 per month 100Mbps+ Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband service.

fibre_optic_broadband_bt_cables

25th May, 2016 - 5:08 pm (21 Comments)

Telecoms operator BT and Chinese technology firm Huawei have announced that they’ve successfully run two new fibre optic network trials, one that delivered 2Tbps (Terabits per second) over a 727km live core network link (London to Dublin) and another that pushed 5.6Tbps via a single optical fibre.

sse_telecoms_2016_pop_uk_map

24th May, 2016 - 11:00 am (5 Comments)

The enterprise division of SSE Telecoms has today announced that their fibre optic network has been expanded to a further 30 of BT’s UK exchanges, which is on top of their existing 13,700km long and 232 Point of Presence (PoP) strong UK-wide fibre network.

aylesbury_vale_broadband_ftth_splitter_node

24th May, 2016 - 8:49 am (5 Comments)

Good news for homes and businesses in the Buckinghamshire (England) village of Granborough today because the first local customer is expected to go live on Aylesbury Vale Broadband‘s new 300Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network, which has just reached the area.

b4rn_fibre_optic_digger_in_action

23rd May, 2016 - 10:36 am (8 Comments)

The community built B4RN project, which is deploying ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband networks to remote parts of rural Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire in England where commercial operators ignore, has begun hiring to build its own in-house civil engineering team.

fibre_optic_orange_cable_blast_2016

20th May, 2016 - 10:50 am (0 Comments)

London-based ISP NextGenAccess has hinted at plans to expand its fibre optic based broadband network into more areas that are currently outside the coverage of the BT’s UK FTTC/P roll-out, with a particular reference being made to “rural areas and non-city centre data centres and technology hubs.”

vfast

11th May, 2016 - 5:33 pm (1 Comment)

Kent-based wireless broadband ISP VFast has, in an unexpected move, become the latest provider to offer services over GTC’s 300Mbps open access Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is available to a number of new build home developments around the United Kingdom.

fibre topic cable fiberevolution.com

11th May, 2016 - 9:40 am (0 Comments)

Fibre optic infrastructure developer Cityfibre has today moved forward with its plan to expand their pure fibre optic based Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) / Ethernet network into the large towns of Milton Keynes and Northampton by signing up with two ISP partners in a deal worth £7 million.

router_with_fibre_optic_cables_on_top

9th May, 2016 - 12:03 pm (3 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, as part of planning for future regulation (2017 Wholesale Local Access Market Review), has begun a new consultation to examine the wholesale costs of providing fibre optic based broadband and phone access services to ISPs (e.g. FTTH, FTTC).

fttp_home_installation_bt_openreach

5th May, 2016 - 7:32 am (47 Comments)

Telecoms giant BT has today announced a major expansion (“subject to regulatory certainty“) of their “ultrafast” Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband network, which will reach 2 million UK homes and businesses (up from around 200,000+ premises today) and complement their future roll-out of 500Mbps capable hybrid-fibre G.fast technology.

aberdeen_city

4th May, 2016 - 8:57 am (10 Comments)

Earlier this year the city of Aberdeen in Scotland signed a major £250m City Deal with the Government (here) and we’re now starting to get the first details on what this could mean for digital connectivity, with free city centre wifi and fibre optic upgrades being high on the agenda.

fibre optic cable duct

2nd May, 2016 - 10:39 am (7 Comments)

Industry sources have reportedly revealed that Cityfibre are working with BT (Openreach) to test a major deployment of Ofcom’s newly proposed Duct and Pole Access (DPA) solution, which could help ISPs to build alternative networks by giving them better access to BT’s cable ducts and poles.

fibre_optic_bt_boom

30th April, 2016 - 1:50 am (12 Comments)

BT Wholesale has given a small, but useful, update on the progress of the native Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology trial in Bradford, which among other things confirms that the full network build should now be practically complete (subject to landlord permissions and further testing).

channel islands guernsey and jersey uk

27th April, 2016 - 1:47 pm (1 Comment)

The States of Guernsey (Channel Islands) have published a new Connectivity Review, which appears to be the first salvo in what could end up forming the foundation for state intervention to expand the reach of NGA superfast broadband services and improve other aspects of digital connectivity.

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