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20th August, 2015 - 12:55 pm (10 Comments)

Fibre optic developer Cityfibre has signed a new £0.6m 10-year deal that will see their network in Hull (East Yorkshire, England) being expanded even further to reach 19 hub sites for local “fibre-over-wireless” broadband ISP Connexin.


19th August, 2015 - 2:13 pm (0 Comments)

Rural communities in Bath and Wells (Somerset, England) could soon be getting fasted broadband from wireless transceivers installed on top of local churches. The development follows a new deal between fixed wireless ISP Wild West Net and the Bath and Wells Diocese.

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17th August, 2015 - 3:41 pm (8 Comments)

Last month we revealed that Virgin Media had begun to trial a new FON style technology that would turn their SuperHub cable broadband routers into public WiFi hotspots (full details). Today it’s being reported that they’ll soon be doing something similar with their huge network of UK street cabinets.


5th August, 2015 - 8:51 am (0 Comments)

The Nottingham City Council and BT have today begun to switch-on a new network of free public WiFi wireless Internet hotspots, which should eventually become available to 310,000 residents and businesses within the city centre area (not to mention the millions of annual visitors).


4th August, 2015 - 12:01 am (0 Comments)

Eight Inner Hebrides communities in rural Scotland, including Colonsay, Mull, Iona, Jura, Lismore, Islay, Luing and Craignish, have become the latest to pick fixed wireless ISP AB Internet to solve their local broadband connectivity woes under the GigaPlus Argyll project. Some 1,400+ premises will benefit.

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3rd August, 2015 - 10:37 am (0 Comments)

Manchester-based ISP Metronet UK has announced that their hybrid superfast fibre optic and wireless broadband network has now been expanded to cater for businesses within the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire (England).

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29th July, 2015 - 1:39 pm (0 Comments)

Vodafone has found a fix for some of the communities in their Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS100) project, which until recently had been unable to benefit from the Femtocell tech (i.e. uses fixed line services to boost local mobile signals) because the related areas suffered from a lack of good fixed line broadband.


28th July, 2015 - 2:21 pm (1 Comment)

The Government has announced that tier 1 local authorities can now apply for a slice of £7.1 million in public funding, which is designed to help them ensure that all public libraries in England can offer free wireless (WiFi) Internet access to visitors by March 2016.


27th July, 2015 - 4:33 pm (4 Comments)

Hybrid fibre optic and wireless broadband ISP BLAZE Wireless has announced that their network, which launched last year with coverage around parts of Chichester in West Sussex (here), now looks set to be expanded to reach slowspots in the Arun Valley area.

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22nd July, 2015 - 2:36 pm (2 Comments)

The Government appears to be carrying out its £7.4 million funding commitment for public libraries in England (March 2015 Budget), which pledged to “support libraries” by providing them with Internet access and WiFi connectivity.


22nd July, 2015 - 11:49 am (3 Comments)

A new survey of 2,000 British adults from Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) has claimed that 1 in 4 people are using a Mobile Broadband (3G, 4G) connection at home in order to get online because their fixed line broadband fuelled home WiFi service is not good enough.

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22nd July, 2015 - 10:06 am (6 Comments)

The WiSpire network, which works alongside the Diocese of Norwich to offer faster wireless broadband services to isolated parts of rural Norfolk and north Suffolk (England, UK), has secured new investment that should improve its Internet performance and coverage.


20th July, 2015 - 1:30 pm (4 Comments)

The Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) initiative has teamed-up with the Dunlaw Extension Community Benefit Trust to commit a grant of £152,000 that will be used to help build a new “superfast” capable fixed wireless broadband service to over 250 premises around the Humbie and Fala areas.

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16th July, 2015 - 3:33 am (19 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) will shortly start turning their SuperHub broadband routers into public WiFi hotspots so that other customers can access the Internet when nearby (e.g. those passing outside your property), which will mirror the approach that BT similarly takes with their FON enabled HomeHub(s).

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