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fibre optic and ethernet network cables

28th August, 2015 - 9:25 am (26 Comments)

A new survey of 3,000 Brits commissioned by Hyperoptic, which is deploying “hyperfast” (1000Mbps) Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) broadband services around a number of UK cities, has claimed that people would spend 8% (+£14,000) more on a new home if it came with a 100Mbps+ connection.

Cityfibre\'s Hull UK fibre optic broadband network map

26th August, 2015 - 11:23 am (1 Comment)

A new map has been revealed that for the first time depicts exactly where Cityfibre’s new ultrafast 62km long fibre optic (FTTP) network is being deployed in the East Yorkshire (England) city of Hull.


20th August, 2015 - 12:55 pm (10 Comments)

Fibre optic developer Cityfibre has signed a new £0.6m 10-year deal that will see their network in Hull (East Yorkshire, England) being expanded even further to reach 19 hub sites for local “fibre-over-wireless” broadband ISP Connexin.

York UK FTTH sky and talktalk network map august 2015

19th August, 2015 - 1:19 pm (10 Comments)

The coverage of Sky Broadband and TalkTalk’s joint 940Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) broadband network in the city of York (Ultra Fibre Optic), which is being deployed with the help of Cityfibre, is continuing to expand and new coverage has recently been added to the project’s map.


17th August, 2015 - 1:50 pm (0 Comments)

It’s been almost five months since Cityfibre completed the roll-out of a new 90km long Peterborough CORE fibre optic (FTTP) broadband network in the city of Peterborough (East England) and now an additional extension to reach hundreds of businesses in Orton Southgate has just finished.


17th August, 2015 - 9:38 am (33 Comments)

A Wiltshire farmer has setup Agri-Broadband to help remote rural farmers turn weak 4G (Mobile Broadband) signals into superfast home broadband connections by using a custom built wireless mast and a lot of fibre optic cable. But it probably won’t work for everybody and isn’t cheap.


11th August, 2015 - 2:02 pm (7 Comments)

The United Kingdom is on the verge of benefitting from a major Internet capacity boost in our connectivity with the USA and Canada. After 12 long years of waiting, the first new transatlantic subsea fibre optic cable network – Hibernia Express – is finally making landfall on this side of the Atlantic Ocean.


10th August, 2015 - 1:50 pm (1 Comment)

Residents in the rural Buckinghamshire (England) villages of North Marston and Granborough could soon be connecting to ultrafast broadband speeds after the £1.5m Aylesbury Vale Broadband project finally began digging its new fibre optic cable into the ground, which should take around 4 weeks to complete.

space satellite broadband spacecraft

5th August, 2015 - 12:34 pm (4 Comments)

Most people are probably familiar with Gigaclear as an ISP that has put huge investment towards delivering ultrafast 1000Mbps capable fibre optic broadband (FTTH/P) services into rural areas, but a new deal with Europasat (SSW) will soon also see them supporting the roll-out of inferior Satellite.

fibre optic trench digger

5th August, 2015 - 8:28 am (2 Comments)

In theory having access to order a native 330Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service over BTOpenreach’s national UK network should be a good thing, but sometimes if it’s your only option for a faster connection then it can also become very.. very expensive.


4th August, 2015 - 12:01 am (0 Comments)

Eight Inner Hebrides communities in rural Scotland, including Colonsay, Mull, Iona, Jura, Lismore, Islay, Luing and Craignish, have become the latest to pick fixed wireless ISP AB Internet to solve their local broadband connectivity woes under the GigaPlus Argyll project. Some 1,400+ premises will benefit.

metronet uk logo

3rd August, 2015 - 10:37 am (0 Comments)

Manchester-based ISP Metronet UK has announced that their hybrid superfast fibre optic and wireless broadband network has now been expanded to cater for businesses within the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire (England).


3rd August, 2015 - 8:41 am (5 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband, specifically those who live in some big parts of southern London, have had a chaotic weekend after several major fibre optic cable breaks hit the network and disrupted Internet + phone connectivity for a sizeable number of subscribers.

fibre optic broadband cables

29th July, 2015 - 9:48 am (9 Comments)

The debate over whether or not broadband ISPs that don’t sell a pure “fibre optic” (FTTH/P) broadband connection should be allowed to use such terminology in their adverts is nothing new, but a new ruling by the Government of France shows that some countries are taking a stand.

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