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airplane

24th May, 2016 - 9:36 am (3 Comments)

A new survey of over 9,000 aircraft passengers from 27 countries, which was conducted by GfK on behalf of Inmarsat, has revealed that 92% of respondents would like to access on-board Internet connectivity but only if it’s of a good quality (60% might not connect to a poor service).

e_band_satellite_link_experiment

24th May, 2016 - 8:03 am (5 Comments)

A team of German scientists have successfully achieved a record data rate of 6Gbps (Gigabits per second) over a distance of 36.7 kilometres by harnessing part of the E band spectrum, which operates at a radio frequency of 71-76GHz (GigaHertz). The new development could be used to boost both terrestrial and Satellite broadband capacity links.

fibrewifi_logo_uk

23rd May, 2016 - 7:39 am (3 Comments)

Chelmsford-based wireless ISP FibreWiFi (Buzcom), which predominantly focuses upon delivering 30Mbps+ capable broadband coverage to significant swathes of Essex and parts of Suffolk in England, is now an approved supplier for the Government’s £60m Universal Broadband Voucher Scheme.

wireless rural uk mip project mast

20th May, 2016 - 3:01 pm (3 Comments)

Ubiquiti Networks has confirmed that some of their kit, which is used by wireless ISPs around the world (e.g. Vispa in the UK), is being attacked by a nasty piece of self-replicating malware that infects their Linux-based AirOS firmware (used on their routers, access points and other kit).

welton_cumbria_uk

20th May, 2016 - 1:41 pm (3 Comments)

Residents of Welton, which is a small rural village in Cumbria (England), have vented their anger at the local authority after they were excluded from being within the scope of BT’s “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) roll-out due to a wrongful fear of NGA network overbuilding.

advertising_standards_authority_uk_2016

18th May, 2016 - 2:01 pm (6 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a website advert for the Hull (East Yorkshire) focused wireless ISP Wisper Broadband after it claimed to offer “Super Fast … speeds of between 10 and 20 MBPS day and night“, but at least one customer only received 1-3Mbps.

uk church in burghill

16th May, 2016 - 10:08 am (6 Comments)

Reports suggest that the Church of England (CoE) has offered to help boost rural broadband connectivity by opening up access to 10,000 of their churches so that alternative wireless network providers can install their kit on top.

trains_virgin

14th May, 2016 - 7:49 am (15 Comments)

A new survey commissioned by the Government’s Department for Transport has examined the value of Internet access to train users, finding that 54% of people perceived the quality of their on-board Internet connection to be poor or intermittent and 49% were dissatisfied with service speeds.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

13th May, 2016 - 1:10 pm (0 Comments)

Some 6,000 premises in parts of Swindon (Wiltshire, England) should soon benefit from a new superfast broadband (24Mbps+) capable wireless network, which will go live on 6th June 2016, after UKB Networks confirmed that their early network deployment phase had begun.

wifi_wireless_signal

13th May, 2016 - 11:09 am (4 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today proposed to add an extra sub-band to the 5GHz radio spectrum band used by many internal home WiFi wireless networks, which would increase the number of 80MHz channels available from 4 to 6 and deliver faster speeds.

cotswolds_broadband_build

12th May, 2016 - 9:38 am (6 Comments)

The Cotswolds Broadband project, which last year won the contract to roll-out a new mixed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) and wireless superfast broadband network to rural premises in West Oxfordshire (England), has this week officially started its 12 month construction phase.

vfast

11th May, 2016 - 5:33 pm (1 Comment)

Kent-based wireless broadband ISP VFast has, in an unexpected move, become the latest provider to offer services over GTC’s 300Mbps open access Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is available to a number of new build home developments around the United Kingdom.

inflight wireless internet

7th May, 2016 - 8:09 am (2 Comments)

Some 118 British Airways, 4 Aer Lingus (Boeing 757) and up to 15 Iberia long-haul aircraft are to roll-out fast in-flight WiFi connectivity as part a new deal between parent organisation the International Airlines Group (IAG) and GoGo, which specialises in providing related Internet services.

wireless_to_the_cabinet_broadband

5th May, 2016 - 10:20 am (37 Comments)

Homes and businesses in the remote rural Northumberland (England) village of Coanwood, which is home to around 200 people, have become the latest to benefit from BT’s hybrid Microwave (radio) and VDSL based ‘up to’ 80Mbps Wireless-to-the-Cabinet (WTTC) broadband technology.

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