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world wide internet traffic

30th September, 2014 - 1:38 pm (3 Comments)

A new study of 1,770 Internet users in the United Kingdom, which was conducted by Tata Communications, has revealed that a desire for “light speed connectivity” came top of the list when respondents were asked for their thoughts on the most inspirational opportunity that the Internet will facilitate in the next 3-5 years.

cityfibre fibre optic cable duct

24th September, 2014 - 10:35 am (0 Comments)

CityFibre have unsurprisingly announced that Fujitsu has been chosen as the build partner for the first deployment phase of their new city-wide Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) broadband network for homes and businesses in York (England), which is being conducted alongside Sky Broadband (BSkyB) and TalkTalk.

fibre optic cable rural broadband b4rn.org.uk

24th September, 2014 - 10:06 am (5 Comments)

The rural South Lanarkshire (Scotland) villages of Abington, Crawford, Crawfordjohn, Elvanfoot, Lamington, Leadhills, Roberton, Wanlockhead and Wiston look set to benefit after a local community project (B4GAL) confirmed the start of their community-owned and superfast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based network deployment.

fiber optic cable blue

19th September, 2014 - 8:26 am (2 Comments)

A new study from the Analysis Group, which was conducted on behalf of the American Fibre-to-the-Home Council, has claimed that communities with widely available 1Gbps (1000Mbps) broadband access through FTTH style fibre optic connectivity have per capita GDP that is 1.1% higher than communities with little to no availability of gigabit services.

hayes_apartments_in_cardiff

18th September, 2014 - 12:03 am (0 Comments)

It’s been seven months since Hyperoptic announced that their “hyper-sonic” 1000Mbps (Megabits per second) capable home and business Fibre-To-The-Building (FTTB) network would be expanding into the city of Cardiff in Wales (here) and now residents of the Hayes Apartments will be the first to officially benefit as the service finally goes live.

fibre_topic_cable_strands

16th September, 2014 - 10:47 am (10 Comments)

Virgin Media has today confirmed our report from last month and said they’re teaming-up with the John Henry Group to trial a new fibre optic based narrow-trenching deployment technology in the large village of Papworth Everard, which resides near the city of Cambridge (England). Locals can expect to receive download speeds of up to 1000Mbps.

fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

15th September, 2014 - 6:27 pm (4 Comments)

In an unexpected move the budget ISP Direct Save Telecom has today announced the launch of a new “low-cost unlimited high-speed” Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband service for new builds in the United Kingdom, with prices starting from just £4.95 per month. But details appear to be in short supply.

gigaclear uk

15th September, 2014 - 9:07 am (0 Comments)

Gigaclear, which specialises in rolling out true 1000Mbps capable fibre optic (FTTP/H) broadband services to rural communities across the United Kingdom, looks set to float its way onto the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in order to initially raise an additional £20m to help fund an even more aggressive expansion strategy.

fibre optic cable core

12th September, 2014 - 2:08 pm (1 Comment)

The Independent Next Generation Networks Limited (INGNL) has hinted at plans to expand the reach of their carrier-neutral Next Generation Wholesale Access Network (NGANs) in order to deliver broadband speeds of 300Mbps (Megabits per second) to new-build town and urban developments that have been approved by the UK Government and local planning authorities.

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

10th September, 2014 - 2:00 pm (13 Comments)

The latest information on superfast broadband availability has revealed that, at the end of June 2014, some 87.9% of premises in the United Kingdom were in areas that are listed as offering services via a Next Generation Access (NGA) network and some 251,522 (premises passed) were potentially within reach of a true ultrafast (100Mbps+) fibre optic (FTTH/P/B) connection.

bt openreach blowing fibre

9th September, 2014 - 6:30 am (1 Comment)

Questions have been raised over the future of PlusNet’s ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband product, which until the end of last month had been offered as part of a trial for the past FOUR years (effectively acting as an unofficial product option), but is now closed to new subscribers.

fell end rural fibre optic digging

4th September, 2014 - 10:02 am (6 Comments)

The £88k+ Fell End Broadband project in Ravenstonedale (South East Cumbria, England) has announced that its partly community built fibre optic (FTTH/P) network, which covers just 58 properties including 28 businesses over an 11km area, is now officially live.

fiber optic cable bright

4th September, 2014 - 7:54 am (1 Comment)

Fibre optic broadband ISP Seethelight, which serves thousands of customers across a number of housing estates via the Independent Fibre Networks Limited (IFNL) platform in the United Kingdom, is this morning recovering after a large outage struck their network after 2pm yesterday.

b4ys_funding_target_reached

2nd September, 2014 - 1:14 pm (7 Comments)

The B4RN 4 Yealand, Silverdale & Storth (B4YS) project, which is a spin-off from B4RN’s scheme in Lancashire (England) that aims to roll-out a 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network to three rural villages (Yealand, Silverdale and Storth), has raised 100% of its first Stage One funding target (£101k) to build the core network.

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