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4th February, 2016 - 10:00 am (27 Comments)

Pure fibre optic ISPs Gigaclear and Hyperoptic have offered a unique insight into the current challenges with rolling out new ultrafast broadband infrastructure across the United Kingdom, not least in regards to the difficulties of going up against a state aid supported BT and the question of whether or not to separate Openreach.


4th February, 2016 - 9:04 am (11 Comments)

As the United Kingdom continues to fight over the coverage of so-called “superfast broadband“, where download speeds must be greater than 24Mbps (0.024Gbps), Singapore has decided to up its game even further by offering home customers of Singtel a 10,000Mbps (10Gbps) FTTH package!

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

26th January, 2016 - 10:31 am (1 Comment)

Ultrafast fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has today announced that their 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network is now starting to go live across several large buildings in Reading (Berkshire, England).


18th January, 2016 - 1:36 pm (53 Comments)

The Central Government has disappointed those calling for ultrafast pure fibre optic broadband connections (FTTH/P) to be rolled out across the United Kingdom by rebuffing the idea as part of its response to a European Commission consultation on connectivity needs post-2020.

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13th January, 2016 - 4:56 pm (15 Comments)

Ultrafast fibre optic ISP Gigaclear, which is rolling out a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to rural communities across the United Kingdom, has bagged some additional investment in the form of a €25m loan.


13th January, 2016 - 8:10 am (0 Comments)

The latest statistics from Point Topic reveal that the total number of world fixed broadband subscriptions reached approximately 738 million in Q3 2015, with the vast majority of growth being driven by fibre optic (FTTH/C/P) based technologies; albeit mostly in parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

fibre optic from hyperoptic broadband

7th January, 2016 - 3:24 pm (1 Comment)

Ultrafast fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic, which is deploying a 1Gbps capable FTTH/P broadband network to selected homes and businesses around twelve of the United Kingdom’s major cities, has updated their website with a number of January Sale discounts for those lucky enough to be covered.

York UK FTTH sky and talktalk network map august 2015

4th January, 2016 - 3:07 pm (0 Comments)

Construction of Cityfibre’s joint roll-out of a new ultrafast 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network with Sky Broadband and TalkTalk in the UK city of York (England) has officially resumed today after work was paused due to the Christmas break. Happily the recent flood had no impact.

gigaclear fibre optic engineer and box

16th December, 2015 - 5:10 pm (0 Comments)

A local retailer and restaurant in Hungerford are two of the first premises in West Berkshire (England) to benefit from the roll-out of Gigaclear’s new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which aims to cover around 12,000 homes and businesses by the end of 2017.

fibre optic cable spectrum colours

9th December, 2015 - 4:55 pm (1 Comment)

The Cotswolds Broadband project, which last year tendered for a supplier to help roll-out a new mixed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) and wireless superfast broadband network to rural premises in West Oxfordshire (England), has confirmed that construction will finally get under-way during spring 2016.


9th December, 2015 - 11:57 am (7 Comments)

A new report from Point Topic suggests that consumer and business uptake of Gigabit (1000Mbps+) class broadband connections, which are often delivered via pure fibre optic lines (FTTH/P), is on the rise. But uncertainty still exists around the ultimate demand for such services, particularly symmetric in the residential market.


8th December, 2015 - 4:44 pm (3 Comments)

Fibre optic ISP Gigaclear has confirmed that their first 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based cabinet is now live as part of the £10m Fastershire contract (here), which aims to reach an extra 6,495 premises in rural Gloucestershire (Cotswolds) by the end of May 2017.


7th December, 2015 - 7:41 am (0 Comments)

The publicly funded Aylesbury Vale Broadband project, which is rolling out a Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network to the rural Buckinghamshire (England) villages of North Marston and Granborough, has launched a new 300Mbps package to help keep pace with Ofcom’s definition of “ultrafast“.

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30th November, 2015 - 1:21 am (6 Comments)

The Wholesale Manager of Independent Fibre Networks Ltd. (IFNL), Graeme Scott, has told ISPreview.co.uk as part of our latest interview that “all new homes” should benefit from a “21st Century fibre solution and not a 19th Century copper connection” as is currently installed in most UK homes.

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