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wireless internet radio spectrum frequency

1st December, 2016 - 12:24 pm (3 Comments)

Researchers from Japan have managed to boost the speed of WiFi data transmissions to 34Gbps (Gigabits per second) by harnessing the 500GHz band of radio spectrum, which falls within the TeraHertz range (300GHz+). Even faster speeds are coming, but distance may be a problem.

wifi_hotspot_water_colour

28th November, 2016 - 9:04 am (2 Comments)

Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab has analysed 31 million WiFi hotspots from around the world and found that 22% have no security (i.e. no password or encryption), while a further 2.7% only adopt the weakest form of Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption that is easily hacked.

dartmoor and exmoor

25th November, 2016 - 12:00 pm (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless ISP Airband, which last year won a £4.6m contract with the Connecting Devon and Somerset project to roll-out their 30Mbps+ “superfast broadband” network to 5,800 premises in the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks (here), can celebrate today after their service went live. But the roll-out isn’t complete.

dunton_church_st_mary_magdalene

25th November, 2016 - 10:08 am (2 Comments)

Some 300 homes and businesses in the digitally isolated rural Bedfordshire (England) village of Dunton can now access broadband speeds of up to 100Mbps after Voneus built a new wireless network, which is distributed via eight small transmitters on top the local St Mary Magdalene church.

its_technology_group

24th November, 2016 - 5:30 pm (1 Comment)

The ITS Technology group has improved the broadband connectivity to the Bolesworth Estate in rural South Cheshire (England) by installing a new “ultrafast” fixed wireless access network. The estate, which covers some 6,300+ acres, is home to various residential, business and leisure properties.

telephone warning uk

24th November, 2016 - 3:37 am (26 Comments)

A new OnePoll survey of 2,000 UK adults from broadband ISP Relish Wireless, which operates a superfast fixed wireless 4G network in Swindon and central London, has found that 18% of respondents don’t even know their home phone number and 60% only take a land line to get broadband.

uk train

22nd November, 2016 - 11:38 am (15 Comments)

The Government’s effort to roll-out “high speed” Mobile Broadband to most train commuters by 2019 and WiFi to many of the busiest parts of Britain’s rail network by 2017/18 has been criticised after it was revealed that the on-board WiFi contract only required a speed of 1Mbps per passenger.

call_flow

21st November, 2016 - 1:37 am (14 Comments)

The Managing Director and Founder of broadband ISP Call Flow Solutions, Andy Conibere, has told ISPreview.co.uk that the future could be “very bright“, provided regulation is introduced to protect alternative networks from being “unfairly squeezed out by the dominant suppliers” (BT, Virgin Media etc.).

white_space_broadband_home_install_antenna

10th November, 2016 - 8:28 am (12 Comments)

Homes on the Isle of Arran, which is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde (Scotland), look set to become the first in the UK to get a faster broadband connection via White Space technology. This harnesses the gaps in radio spectrum that exist between Digital Terrestrial TV channels (470-790MHz).

rbc_wireless_mast

9th November, 2016 - 1:07 pm (0 Comments)

Fife-based ISP Rapier Systems has launched a new Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) style connectivity solution for businesses, called RapierBusinessConnect (RBC), which claims that it can deliver symmetric Ethernet speeds of “up to 1Gbps for as little as £49.99 per month” in areas where they have coverage.

inflight wireless internet

2nd November, 2016 - 5:13 pm (2 Comments)

The International Airlines Group and Satellite ISP Inmarsat have announced that in-flight WiFi will be introduced to 341 short-haul aircraft, including 132 British Airways, 125 Vueling, 45 Iberia and 39 Aer Lingus aircraft.

miserden

1st November, 2016 - 12:01 pm (8 Comments)

Homes in the rural Gloucestershire village of Miserden have apparently been taken out of the broadband “dark ages” after a little known VoIP provider called Voneus built a new fibre optic (FTTP/H) and wireless network into the area, which has made speeds of 100Mbps available to residents.

wispire_2016

1st November, 2016 - 11:11 am (0 Comments)

The rural Norfolk (England) community of Barton Turf and its surrounding villages can now gain access to a faster broadband connection after WiSpire expanded their fixed wireless access network to the area, which was done by installing their kit on top of the local St Michael & All Angels church.

wireless internet

26th October, 2016 - 1:56 pm (0 Comments)

The Essex County Council (ECC) and Superfast Essex project have recently introduced a new Community Wi-Fi Scheme, which offers small grants to help local communities to setup a public WiFi network via community hubs (village hall, community centre etc.).

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