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plusnet uk

14th November, 2016 - 8:01 am (7 Comments)

Internet provider Plusnet has today announced that they’re finally adding a 4G based Mobile service to their portfolio of broadband, phone and TV products, which will be born out of the acquisition of LIFE Mobile’s customer base on 29th November 2016.

virgin media 2014 uk logo

5th November, 2016 - 1:41 am (23 Comments)

Cable broadband operator Virgin Media has informed ISPreview.co.uk that they plan to adopt the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) standard by the middle of 2017.

bt uk isp logo

4th November, 2016 - 6:57 am (21 Comments)

BT’s Chief Network Architect, Neil McRae, has told the UK IPv6 Council that their roll-out of the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) addressing standard was completed for “all BT Broadband lines” in October 2016 (except IPstream connections.. so not quite “all“), provided you have a compatible router.

ee uk logo map

3rd November, 2016 - 8:18 am (5 Comments)

Mobile operator EE has revealed that they’ve “switched on” IPv6 Internet addresses for new subscribers during 2016 H2 (a mix of dual-stack with IPv4 and some IPv6-only), at least for those with supporting devices (legacy devices remain on IPv4). Work will now begin to migrate their existing users.

BT Centre in Newgate Street, London

27th October, 2016 - 8:33 am (36 Comments)

The latest quarterly (Q3 2016 calendar) results have been published by BT today, which reveal that their retail broadband base now tops 9,193,000 customers (up by +76K, unchanged from Q2) and 4,473,000 of those take their ‘Infinity‘ (FTTC/P) superfast broadband (up by +216K vs +181K in Q2).

sky_broadband_logo_2017

13th October, 2016 - 7:58 am (2 Comments)

Sky has today published their latest quarterly trading update, which is very vague and sadly includes no new information on the size of their Sky Broadband base. On the upside we finally get a progress update on the imminent launch of their new O2 (MVNO) based Sky Mobile service.

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.

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