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hyperoptic_maskot_print

27th September, 2016 - 8:55 am (10 Comments)

Fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic, which is rolling out a 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTP/B) broadband network to 500,000 UK premises in 20 UK cities, has stopped giving customers a Static IP (IPv4) address and instead become one of the first to adopt Internet address sharing (Carrier Grade NAT).

sky broadband uk

6th September, 2016 - 8:46 am (2 Comments)

Last year Sky Broadband became the first of the major ISPs in the United Kingdom to begin a wide-scale roll-out of the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) addressing standard and today they’ve confirmed that their work is “almost completed“, with over 90% of their broadband customers being IPv6 enabled.

bt uk isp logo

22nd August, 2016 - 1:32 am (37 Comments)

BT’s consumer division has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) Internet addressing standard will finally be enabled on their network from this Autumn 2016, but it will be early 2017 before all of their customers can use it.

sky broadband uk

2nd August, 2016 - 7:59 am (16 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband (Fibre) are this morning reporting an unusual Internet routing or Domain Name System (DNS) related problem, which means that some websites and online servers work (e.g. IPv6 versions of Google, Facebook and YouTube) and many others (e.g. IPv4 sites) do not.

sky broadband uk

20th January, 2016 - 8:33 am (0 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband will soon start to see the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) addressing standard being enabled on their connections as the ISP begins to progress beyond last year’s large scale trials, with the final firmware update for Sky’s routers likely to be rolled out during Q1 – Q2 2016.

bt uk isp logo

23rd September, 2015 - 2:52 pm (21 Comments)

The first hints that something significant was about to happen surfaced in July 2015 (here) and now BT’s Consumer division has just confirmed that they intend to deploy the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) Internet addressing standard across their entire network by December 2016.

zen internet uk isp

7th August, 2015 - 12:32 pm (1 Comment)

Rochdale ISP Zen Internet has announced that their previously limited trial of Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6), which is designed to replace the old IPv4 Internet addressing standard, is now being opened up to all of their 95,000 or so broadband subscribers.

zen internet uk isp

27th July, 2015 - 1:43 pm (6 Comments)

Rochdale-based ISP Zen Internet has just become the latest broadband and phone provider to announce a trial of Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6), which is designed to replace the old IPv4 Internet addressing standard.

bt uk isp logo

10th July, 2015 - 5:17 am (3 Comments)

Some of BT’s residential broadband subscribers report that their connections have recently been assigned an IPv6 Internet address, which has caused a few to speculate that the ISP might soon be ready to begin full scale customer trials. But you might have to wait a little bit longer for that.

sky hub sr102 black

12th June, 2015 - 11:25 am (8 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband have informed us that the ISP is pushing out a new firmware update for their “Sky Hub” SR101 broadband routers, which appears to finally add support for the new “new” IPv6 Internet addressing standard that Sky plan to trial.

sky broadband uk

10th April, 2015 - 8:48 am (5 Comments)

The past couple of years have seen all of the major consumer broadband ISPs in the United Kingdom remain fairly silent on the impending need to support the “new” IPv6 Internet addressing standard. But now one of the biggest providers, Sky Broadband, is finally preparing to take the matter seriously by initiating its first customer trials.

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6th November, 2014 - 3:23 pm (0 Comments)

Douglas-based ISP Wi-Manx can today celebrate after they were officially granted a license amendment, which will turn them into the third full telecoms operator on the Isle of Man (this is a British Crown dependency / island located in the Irish Sea).

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27th August, 2014 - 1:19 am (30 Comments)

Fixed 4G wireless broadband ISP Relish (UK Broadband Ltd.), which launched in June, claims to have put right a problem that caused connection drops for some of their early subscribers and has promised to release a limited block of public IPv4 addresses to their consumer customers (at cost) in order to cater for those frustrated by the network’s use of IP address sharing (CGNAT).

world internet connectivity

13th August, 2014 - 1:57 pm (2 Comments)

Most of you probably won’t have noticed but a sizeable chunk of the global Internet suffered a brief period of instability and slowdown today (around 9am BST), which occurred after an error with Verizon’s autonomous systems and Cisco’s older routers caused a critical Internet routing limit to be reached. It will probably happen again too.

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