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17th April, 2015 - 1:37 pm (0 Comments)

The town of Caldicot in Monmouthshire (South Wales, UK), which is home to around 10,000 people, has reportedly bid to secure £1,800 of funding from the Severnside Programme Board. The money will, it’s hoped, be used to deploy a free public WiFi wireless Internet service across the town centre.


7th April, 2015 - 9:08 am (14 Comments)

EE has beaten Vodafone to the punch by becoming the first primary Mobile Network Operator in the United Kingdom to launch a practically seamless WiFi calling service, which means that customers who can’t get a good cell signal can still make calls.. so long as there’s a usable WiFi network nearby.


7th April, 2015 - 2:31 am (5 Comments)

Sigh, it happened again, I was in the middle of streaming a movie over the home WiFi network while simultaneously making toast in the kitchen, and suddenly it stopped. Moments later a little icon pops up to torment me with the news, “Internet Connection Lost!“, it exclaims while clearly oblivious to my snorting sounds of frustration. Where did it go? Who took my Internet? And if its lost, how can I find it again?


2nd April, 2015 - 6:59 am (0 Comments)

Internet and communications provider Urban Wimax has rebranded to Luminet following their recent acquisition of Vital Group and a fresh investment of £2.15 million into new technology infrastructure, which is supported by Santander’s Breakthrough programme.


31st March, 2015 - 9:58 am (1 Comment)

Fixed wireless ISP Pure Broadband has today announced that they will be the first ISP to use CityFibre’s dark fibre optic backbone connectivity network to power their wireless mast sites throughout the city of Hull in East Yorkshire (England), which marks a significant upgrade to Pure’s existing network that has been in use since 2008.

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27th March, 2015 - 11:20 am (0 Comments)

The Nottingham City Council and BT have today signed a new contract that will see the telecoms operator deploy free public WiFi wireless Internet hotspots across much of the city centre, which should benefit 310,000 residents as well as local businesses and visitors etc.

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26th March, 2015 - 8:17 am (0 Comments)

The plan to deploy a new network of free public WiFi hotspots across Newcastle and Gateshead in north east England, which last year took a hit after the project’s original partner (Spain’s GOWEX) collapsed due to falsified accounts (here), looks set to continue after the local authorities signed a deal with BT instead.

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25th March, 2015 - 10:31 am (7 Comments)

The Government’s Connection Voucher scheme, which offers grants worth up to £3,000 to help small and medium sized businesses around multiple cities across the United Kingdom to install a superfast broadband (30Mbps+) service, has so far helped 14,000 SMEs gain access to better connectivity.


24th March, 2015 - 10:47 am (13 Comments)

The Swindon Borough Council’s recently approved a £1.9m project with UKB Networks Ltd., which will push “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) coverage out to 99.4% of local premises by 2016 via a fixed wireless 4G (LTE) network instead of BT’s fixed line hybrid-fibre (FTTC/P) infrastructure, is facing a challenge from rival politicians.

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23rd March, 2015 - 1:33 pm (1 Comment)

Communications and Internet provider UKB Networks Ltd. (HKT), which runs a number of 4G (LTE) fixed wireless broadband networks across the United Kingdom, has made a cash offer to buy Stafford-based fibre optic and wireless provider Keycom.

satellite broadband uk

19th March, 2015 - 8:43 am (0 Comments)

Back in 2009 the European Commission picked Inmarsat Ventues and Solaris Mobile to provide Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) across Europe using the 1980-2010MHz and 2170-2200MHz radio spectrum bands. But so far neither company has provided the services and the UK telecoms regulator has now issued both with a strict ultimatum, use it or £ lose it.

Wireless network

17th March, 2015 - 1:51 pm (3 Comments)

Some 57 libraries and 13 community centres across deprived areas of England will soon be provided with free WiFi and digital support as part of a new agreement between BT and Barclays. Another 10 sites including a care home, a charity home and a homeless centre will also benefit and more will follow.


16th March, 2015 - 12:28 am (0 Comments)

The Cambridgeshire County Council in England has today announced the launch of a free public WiFi (wireless Internet) network around Cambridge and some of its surrounding areas, which will cover more than 100 public buildings and open spaces.


12th March, 2015 - 10:27 am (4 Comments)

A new Arqiva commissioned survey of 2,000 UK residents has explored how consumers perceive public WiFi services vs 3G and 4G cellular network connectivity. The study found that almost two thirds (58%) of 4G subscribers would consider swapping to a different network provider if they supplied public WiFi access as part of their subscription package.

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