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27th Feb 2024 (1 Comment)

Reputable internet provider iDNET, which has been around since 1996 and offers a variety of fibre broadband and Ethernet services to UK homes and businesses, has moved to boost their wider network resilience against “rogue JCB digging” by partnering with Zayo to install their own Dark Fibre Ring for 360Gbps of extra capacity.

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26th Feb 2024 (10 Comments)

Network builder and broadband ISP G.Network, which after a long pause recently resumed the deployment of their 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in London (here), has today become the latest internet provider to announce that they will buy new customers out of their existing contracts.

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26th Feb 2024 (29 Comments)

Mobile network operator EE (BT) has today published a short progress update on their national work to switch-off the old 3G data (mobile broadband) network, which reveals that the last of 18,000 sites to be shut-down – in Belfast – was finally taken off the air last week.

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26th Feb 2024 (39 Comments)

Network operator Netomnia, which is supported by retail ISP YouFibre and has already covered almost 1 million UK premises with their alternative 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, has quietly revealed that their network is being upgraded to support ADTRAN’s 50Gbps (50G PON) kit.

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26th Feb 2024 (24 Comments)

Internet provider Cuckoo, which plans to become the UK retail outlet for Fern Trading‘s (Octopus Investments) consolidated full fibre networks (Jurassic Fibre, Swish Fibre, Giganet and AllPoints Fibre), has refreshed their FTTP broadband plans. But at present they’re only available via CityFibre, while Openreach seems to have been dropped.

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26th Feb 2024 (1 Comment)

Network operator and UK ISP Vorboss, which is investing £300m to deploy a 100Gbps full fibre network (Ethernet and broadband) – dedicated to business – across central London, has today launched a new 25Gbps service exclusively for its channel partners (resellers, ISPs etc.) as it continues to unlock high capacity products for businesses.

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26th Feb 2024 (0 Comments)

New customers of Virgin Media UK (VMO2) may like to know that the ISP has today discounted their mid-range 516Mbps (M500) standalone home broadband package to just £33 per month on an 18-month minimum term (£72 thereafter), which also comes with average upload speed of 52Mbps. The 250Mbps and 1Gbps plans have also been cut.

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25th Feb 2024 (38 Comments)

Eastbourne-based network operator and ISP Lightning Fibre Ltd, which was busy deploying a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of Sussex and Kent in England, fell into administration last week – only a few days after the company cancelled £39.3m worth of shares.

Toob Engineer and Van

24th Feb 2024 (66 Comments)

Network operator and UK gigabit broadband ISP toob, which is currently in the process of investing £7.5m to deploy a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across 19,000 homes in the Hampshire (England) town of Fleet, has removed several streets from its plan after locals objected to their use of poles.

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24th Feb 2024 (18 Comments)

The first retail broadband ISPs have begun to give their reactions to Virgin Media’s recent change of strategy (here), which will see them open up their existing fixed line network to wholesale via a new business (NetCo). Most internet providers have welcomed the move, but some are sceptical of NetCo’s ability to match Openreach (BT).

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23rd Feb 2024 (37 Comments)

Network operator nexfibre, which shares the same parentage as Virgin Media (VMO2), has this morning published a new quarterly (Q1 2024) progress update on their work to deploy a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) broadband ISP network across up to 7 million UK premises.

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23rd Feb 2024 (3 Comments)

A new internet provider and alternative network builder called Brighton Fibre, which spent most of 2023 operating at a small scale in stealth mode, has finally decided to go public with more information about the new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network that they’re deploying in East Sussex.

23rd Feb 2024 (1 Comment)

The LCR Connect network, which is a £32m joint venture that has rolled out a new 214km long full-fibre (broadband and Ethernet) network across much of the Liverpool City Region, has today become fully operational and made multi-gigabit speed internet connections available to more than 28,000 businesses.

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22nd Feb 2024 (31 Comments)

Mobile operator and UK ISP EE (BT) has today given a first sneak peek of their next generation Qualcomm-powered and Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be – Extremely High Throughput) capable home broadband router, which was first hinted at in 2023 (here) and is set to launch sometime this year (possibly by around mid-2024).

22nd Feb 2024 (19 Comments)

O2 (Virgin Media / VMO2) has today become the second major UK mobile operator, after Vodafone, to switch-on a commercial 5G Standalone (SA) network in the UK, which will deliver faster mobile broadband speeds (inc. latency) and more service flexibility. The service has initially gone live in parts of 14 cities and comes at “no extra” cost to customers.

Superdrug Mobile

22nd Feb 2024 (16 Comments)

Mobile operator Superdrug Mobile, which is a virtual operator (MVNO) on Three UK’s national network, has today announced the re-launch of their “competitive” 4G and 5G SIM Only plans, starting from £10 a month and featuring benefits for Superdrug member.

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22nd Feb 2024 (5 Comments)

The UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has just kicked off their annual hunt for the best ISPs and internet companies ahead of their forthcoming 2024 awards event, which this time adds several new and refreshed categories (total of 17) to help reflect the trends and successes of the industry.

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