ISPreview UK Top Broadband ISP Internet Service Provider Information Site Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:03:59 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Hyperoptic Discounts 1Gbps Business FTTP Broadband for Westminster Firms Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:03:59 +0000 hyperoptic_engineer_and_cartFibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has launched a new offer for businesses in Westminster (London), which combines a discount on their FTTP/B ultrafast broadband service with the Connect Westminster voucher scheme that offers up to £2,000 to help local SMEs get a faster service installed. The packages on offer include a symmetric 100Mbps service and their […]]]> 0 Openreach Unveil Major UK Price Cut of 330Mbps FTTP Ultrafast Broadband Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:34:51 +0000 openreach bt fibre optic cable handsOpenreach (BT) has today proposed to cut the wholesale rental price of their mid-tier 330Mbps (50Mbps upload) Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) “ultrafast broadband” lines, which will make the service cheaper to buy for a 12 month period and that could help to encourage greater uptake. The 330/50 FTTP tier, which is designed to match the top headline […]]]> 10 UK ISP Plusnet Offer £50 Gift as Prices Cut for FTTC Broadband and Phone Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:41:08 +0000 plusnet ukBudget ISP Plusnet has launched a series of discounts that will be available to new customers, which reduces the price of their “fibre broadband” (FTTC) bundles for the first 12 months of service and adds a £50 bonus on top (cashback or mastercard reward). As usual new subscribers will receive unlimited usage, an included wireless […]]]> 2 Say Farewell to 20,000 of BT’s UK Public Payphone Boxes by 2022 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:21:55 +0000 bt phone box evolutionThe rise of mobile phones has meant that very few people see any need for BT’s public payphone boxes anymore and as a result the operator has decided to scrap 13,400 of them over the next three years, with an additional 6,600 expected to be removed by 2022. At their height the United Kingdom was […]]]> 0 Openreach FTTdp and Test Hits 1.66Gbps Aggregate Broadband Speeds Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:39:27 +0000 netcommwireless_fttdp_gfast_test_setupA couple of months ago we became the first to detail Openreach’s trial of a combined FTTdp and broadband network that used hardware from NetComm Wireless. Today NetComm has confirmed that their test achieved a peak aggregate broadband speed of 1.66Gbps. Full details of the test setup can be found in our original article […]]]> 11 UPDATE4 No Warning as Little Known UK ISP net365 Cuts Off Broadband Users Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:15:42 +0000 net365A little known Bradford-based ISP called net365, which supplies broadband services to students, as well as residential, healthcare and business users, appears to have cut-off some or all of their internet access customers following an alleged dispute with one of their suppliers (FluidOne). The details are currently unclear, although there’s already enough information to perk […]]]> 9 UPDATE Openreach Cancels UK Launch of their Dark Fibre Access Product Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:17:40 +0000 BT major fibre optic cable junction telephone exchange ukThe proposed Dark Fibre Access product from Openreach (BT), which would have allowed rival ISPs to gain “physical access” to the operator’s existing fibre optic cables (i.e. enabling them to install their own equipment at either end of the fibre within cable ducts), has today officially been cancelled.. for now. The plan was first introduced […]]]> 26 UK ISP John Lewis Broadband Cuts FTTC “Fibre” Prices for 12 Months Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:10:15 +0000 john lewis broadband uk logoThe broadband division of UK retailer John Lewis has announced a price cut to their “fibre broadband” (FTTC) and phone line rental bundles, which will last for the first 12 months of service and should be available to order until “at least” 3rd October 2017. Subscribers can expect to receive a 12 month contract term, […]]]> 3