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4th July, 2017 - 1:37 am (16 Comments)

The plucky rural ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which has been deploying their 1Gbps community built and funded fibre optic (FTTP/H) broadband network to remote homes in Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire, has now connected 3270 properties and is expanding into Suffolk and Norfolk.

b4rn rural fibre optic cable fibrequeen

30th June, 2017 - 11:26 am (3 Comments)

The community funded and built 1Gbps B4RN Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network in rural parts of Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire has received some extra support from the EU’s Digital Single Market team, which has published a couple of new videos on the project.

kcom engineer on side of building in hull

29th June, 2017 - 12:56 pm (19 Comments)

East Yorkshire ISP KCOM has today announced the next phase of their £60m Lightstream roll-out (July – September 2017), which will see their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) dominated ultrafast broadband network reach a further 10,000 homes and businesses in East Hull.

otley bt cabinet

28th June, 2017 - 5:46 pm (15 Comments)

Homes and businesses near Waitrose in the market town of Otley (Leeds) could suffer over a month of unstable broadband connectivity after a lorry crashed into one of Openreach’s (BT) street cabinets. The cabinet was promptly replaced but problems with the power supply remain.

telephone broken uk

18th June, 2017 - 10:56 am (11 Comments)

The incumbent telecoms and broadband provider for Hull in East Yorkshire, KCOM, is reportedly aiming to be one of the first cities in the UK to switch-off their ageing copper telephone lines. Instead they’d become reliant upon their new “full fibre” (FTTP/H) network for communication services.

rural homes bt openreach engineer

17th June, 2017 - 7:43 am (43 Comments)

Openreach (BT) engineers have been accused of “decimating” the picturesque landscape of two rural villages on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park, where the operator has been installing 15 new telegraph poles in order to bring “superfast broadband” to remote homes.


13th June, 2017 - 12:03 am (0 Comments)

The incumbent telecoms provider for Hull in East Yorkshire, KCOM, has improved their social access phone package (SAP) for low income households by introducing a price cap, which means that customers will never pay more than £10 per month for any voice calls made outside of their allowance.


5th June, 2017 - 8:17 am (15 Comments)

Residents of two rural villages – Leck (Lancashire) and Ingleton (North Yorkshire) – were left without access to B4RN’s 1Gbps community built Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network on Friday afternoon (2nd June @ around 4:30pm) after vandals dug up and cut one of their core cable ducts.


22nd May, 2017 - 11:09 am (18 Comments)

Residents of Copmanthorpe, a village that sits just outside of York, have managed to find one of the least justified reasons to complain about Virgin Media’s civil engineering teams, which occurred after the local work to deploy new ultrafast broadband and TV cables left some hedge leaves “burnt“.

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10th May, 2017 - 8:05 am (0 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk has today published their latest full year results to 31st March 2017, which saw them bleed fewer on-net broadband subscribers (-20k in H2 vs -29k in H1) in the period to total 3,947,000 and 25% of those take their FTTC based “fibre broadband“.


24th April, 2017 - 8:20 am (0 Comments)

Utility infrastructure provider GTC (Brookfield Utilities UK) has announced that their ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is deployed for new build homes in the United Kingdom, has added a fifth ISP, Pure Broadband, to its open-access platform.


3rd April, 2017 - 4:37 pm (2 Comments)

UK ISP Boundless Networks has announced that their new Microwave (Radio) based “ultrafast” wireless broadband network is being deployed to cover more areas of Craven in North Yorkshire (England), including Cononley, Silsden and parts of Skipton.

kcom engineer on side of building in hull

3rd April, 2017 - 1:42 pm (0 Comments)

Communications provider KCOM has today confirmed that around 10,000 extra premises in Hull (East Yorkshire) will, between now and the end of June, gain access to their new ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) dominated fibre optic broadband network.


3rd April, 2017 - 8:38 am (1 Comment)

Telecoms and broadband companies including BT, Virgin Media and Cityfibre have been named and shamed by the Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire (England) after the local authority highlighted frustration at the rise in “defective” street works, which required the civil works to be re-done.

kcom engineer on side of building in hull

15th March, 2017 - 7:29 am (3 Comments)

East Yorkshire ISP KCOM has today confirmed that their “ultrafast” Lightstream fibre optic broadband (FTTP/C) network in Hull, which is costing about £60 million (total capital investment) to roll-out or roughly £400 per premise, has just connected its 40,000th customer.

openreach bt cable duct manhole

13th March, 2017 - 1:01 am (3 Comments)

The Superfast South Yorkshire (SFSY) programme with Openreach (BT) has confirmed that a total of 28 areas are planned to be connected via “ultrafast” Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) technology over the “coming months“, although many of those will be businesses.

connexin trial elva-1 ppc-10g

21st February, 2017 - 1:03 am (13 Comments)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Connexin, which operates networks in Hull (East Yorkshire) and Lincolnshire, today claims to have become the “first company in the UK” to trial an Elva-1 PPC-10G with RF Com. This is a 5G style 10Gbps wireless link that could give their network a big boost.

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