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The following is a list of professionally written interviews with broadband ISPs and internet access technology companies from across the United Kingdom.
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25/05/24 Mark.J Vorboss CEO Talks Ofcom Regulation, AI and Broadband Vouchers
We interview the CEO of business provider Vorboss, Tim Creswick, about the progress they've made with their 100Gbps full fibre network roll-out and the current market situation (regulation, AI, vouchers etc.).
02/04/24 Mark.J Netomnia and YouFibre CEO on Pushing the Boundaries of UK Broadband
We interview the CEO of Netomnia and YouFibre, Jeremy Chelot, about the state of the market and pushing the boundaries of broadband performance.
30/08/23 Mark.J Quad9 Founders on the Dangers of Global DNS Blocks by Rights Holders
The founders of third-party Domain Name Service provider Quad9 talk about the impact of anti-piracy website blocking at DNS level.
26/08/23 Mark.J Freedom Fibre CEO Talks Future UK FTTP Rollout Challenges
The boss of Freedom Fibre speaks about some of the challenges the operator has faced in building a new full fibre (FTTP) network.
12/08/23 Mark.J CEO of BeFibre and Digital Infrastructure on UK FTTP Builds and Progress
We interview the CEO of BeFibre and Digital Infrastructure, Paul Daul, about the challenges with growing consumer take-up of FTTP, limiting overbuild and the need for government support.
28/08/22 Mark.J Lit Fibre CEO Shares His Perspective on the UK Full Fibre Market
We speak to the CEO, Tom Williams, of alternative network ISP Lit Fibre about their UK rollout of full fibre broadband infrastructure.
19/04/22 Mark.J Hyperoptic CEO on Consolidation and Obstacles to Urban Full Fibre Builds
We interview the CEO of Hyperoptic, Dana Tobak, about the operators future full fibre rollout plans and her perspective on the UK market.
16/10/21 Mark.J Gigaclear Interview - The UK Challenges of Building Rural Full Fibre
We interview the James Fredrickson, Gigaclear's Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, about the challenges they've faced in deploying full fibre broadband across remote rural parts of the UK.
30/08/21 Mark.J VX Fiber - What UK FTTP Broadband Projects Can Learn from Sweden
We interview the Chairman of Swedish operator VX Fiber, Mikael Sandberg, about how full fibre broadband deployments differ between Sweden and the UK.
27/08/21 Mark.J Openreach's Director of Fibre Build Talks Scotland's R100 Rollout
We interview Openreach's Director of Fibre Build in the UK, Andrew Hepburn, about the challenges of deploying FTTP across rural Scotland under the R100 contract.
30/05/21 Mark.J Interview - AVM Talks Broadband Routers in a Time of Chip Shortages and COVID
We interview AVM UK's Matthew Tyler about the challenges of building broadband routers (FRITZ!Box) during COVID-19 and the shortage of semiconductor chips.
26/09/20 Mark.J Interview - Emtelle UK Calls for One Dig Strategy to Help Gigabit Broadband
We interview the Solutions Director of UK fibre supplier Emtelle about their view of the industry and what needs to change for Gigabit rollouts.
14/09/20 Mark.J Interview - Community Fibre CEO on Building FTTP, Obstructive Landlords and Skills
We interview the CEO of London Full Fibre ISP, CommunityFibre, about their broadband plans for the future and the challenges ahead.
29/08/20 Mark.J Voneus Interview - Examining the "unrealistic" 2025 UK Gigabit Broadband Target
We interview the founder and CEO of Voneus, Steve Leighton, about the UK Government's "unrealistic" gigabit broadband roll-out target.
25/07/20 Mark.J DrayTek Interview - A Brief Look Inside a Router Manufacturer
We interview DrayTek's Account Director, Richard Sutherland, to better understand what the future of broadband routers may hold.
09/05/20 Mark.J Interview - Scotland's R100 Boss Talks Future Broadband Plans
The Programme Director for the Scottish Government's 600m R100 (Reaching 100%) programme, Clive Downing, talks about their plans for deploying superfast broadband.
10/04/20 Mark.J Interview - WightFibre on Challenges of Bringing FTTP to an Island
We interview the CEO of WightFibre, John Irvine, about the challenges they've faced in deploying full fibre broadband across the Isle of Wight (England).
21/12/19 Mark.J Interview - Openreach on UK FTTP Rollout, Competition and Future Plans
We interview Openreach's MD for Fibre and Network Delivery, Kevin Murphy, to talk about their future plans for fibre broadband.
09/11/19 Mark.J Interview - Zen Internet Talks Ending the Fibre Tax and Working with Altnet ISPs
The chairman of Zen Internet, Richard Tang, talks about the problems of the fibre tax, internet regulation, full fibre rollout and working with alternative networks.
17/09/19 Mark.J Interview - ISPA on the Risks of Brexit, DoH and UK Full Fibre Targets
Chair of the UK ISP Association, Andrew Glover, talks about the challenges of DNS over HTTPS (DoH), Brexit and full fibre broadband for providers.
25/08/19 Mark.J Interview - ITS Technology - Opportunity and Threat from UK Copper Switch Off
The CEO of ITS Technology talks about some of the markets current challenges, not least in terms of full fibre deployments and future plans.
13/04/19 Mark.J Openreach (BT) Interview - The Challenges of Sharing Cable Ducts for Fibre
We interview Openreach's Katie Milligan about the challenges of its revised Physical Infrastructure Access (PIA) product, which opens their network up to broadband rivals.
15/10/18 Mark.J Interview - Orbital Net (Vfast) Boss on 100Mbps Wireless Trial and Future Plans
The boss of UK ISP Orbital Net (Vfast), Darren Brown, talks about his trial of a 100Mbps wireless broadband service and full fibre challenges.
17/09/18 Mark.J Interview - Community Fibre's Path to 10Gbps Broadband for 1 Million Premises
The CEO of London ISP Community Fibre, Jeremy Chelot, talks about the challenges of aspiring to deploy FTTP broadband to 1 million premises by c.2025.
25/08/18 Mark.J Interview - Gigaclear CEO Mike Surrey on Building Full Fibre Beyond England
Gigaclear's interim CEO, Mike Surrey, talks about the challenges of full fibre broadband and extending their ISP network outside England.
18/06/18 Mark.J Interview - Dr John Cioffi on the Viability of 1 Terabit DSL Copper Line Broadband
The "father" of DSL, Dr John Cioffi, discusses the viability of his proposed Terabit DSL (TDSL) technology, which could in theory send 1000000Mbps down a traditional copper line.
26/05/18 Mark.J Truespeed Interview - We Hope to Reach 200,000 UK Premises with FTTP
The CEO of TrueSpeed, Evan Wienburg, explains their approach to conducting a rural fibre optic broadband rollout and the challenges involved.
30/03/18 Mark.J Interview - Openreach on the Challenges of Delivering Fast UK Ethernet
Openreach's (BT) Kevin Murphy talks about the challenges and expectations of deploying high speed Ethernet and fibre optic leased lines across the United Kingdom.
06/11/17 Mark.J Interview - CEO of Luminet Says UK Should Focus on Universal Gigabit Broadband
The CEO of Luminet, Sasha Williamson, has told ISPreview.co.uk that the United Kingdom needs to do better than a 10Mbps USO and should focus on universal gigabit broadband.
30/10/17 Mark.J Gigaclear CEO Says UK Needs National Plan for "Full Fibre" Broadband
The CEO of Gigaclear, Matthew Hare, explains what changes the Government need to make in order to foster the roll-out of FTTH broadband across the United Kingdom.
25/09/17 Mark.J John Henry Group Reveals the Obstacles to Building UK Fibre Optic Networks
The Non-Executive Chairman of the John Henry Group civil engineering firm, Mark Heraghty, explains some of the challenges with rolling out new fibre optic broadband (FTTP/H) networks.
21/11/16 Mark.J Call Flow Interview - Regulation Needed to Protect AltNet Broadband ISPs
The MD and Founder of Call Flow Solutions, Andy Conibere, talks about future broadband technology and the need to protect alternative networks from being "unfairly squeezed out" of the market by the dominant suppliers.
17/10/16 Mark.J Europasat Interview - Broadband USO is "unfeasible" Without Satellite
The CEO of Europasat, Andrew Walwyn, tells ISPreview.co.uk about the future of broadband via Satellite and why he believes that it's the only way to deliver the 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO).
19/09/16 Mark.J Sckipio Interview - What Can We Expect from BT's G.fast Broadband Tech
We interview the CEO of Sckipio Technologies, David Baum, about what the next generation of ultra-fast G.fast broadband technology will deliver for BT and the United Kingdom.
07/12/15 Mark.J Interview - Sky's Position on Separating BT from its UK Telecoms Network
Sky's Chief Economist, Alan Sewell, tells us about their calls for BT to be separated from control of their national broadband and phone network (Openreach) and what it means for consumers.
30/11/15 Mark.J Interview - IFNL Says All New UK Homes Need a Pure Fibre Optic Broadband Service
We interview the Wholesale Manager of Independent Fibre Networks (IFNL), Graeme Scott, to discover their thoughts on the national broadband network and its impact on new build homes.
05/10/15 Mark.J Interview - Spectrum Internet Says Gov Broadband Rollout is "5 years too late"
We interview the Managing Director of Cardiff-based ISP Spectrum Internet, Giles Phelps, about the Government's broadband strategy and the challenges of connecting rural areas.
30/09/15 Mark.J Interview - The Impact of Gigaclear's 1Gbps Broadband in Northmoor
A quick interview with Northmoor Councillor Graham Shelton and Gigaclear's CEO Matthew Hare, which examines the impact of a new 1000Mbps capable fibre optic broadband service on the rural parish.
03/06/15 Nicholas Hardiman How Openreach is Creating a New Fibre Infrastructure for Wales
In this guest editorial Nicholas Hardiman, an IT consultant, interviews BT Openreach's Senior Project Manager, Steve Jones, about the work being done to bring faster "fibre broadband" to Wales.
10/11/14 Mark.J Interview - Hyperoptic Talks UK 1000Mbps Broadband Coverage, TV and Uptake
We interview the Managing Direct of Hyperoptic, Dana Pressman Tobak, about their progress with rolling out a 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) network in UK cities.
20/10/14 Mark.J Interview - ITS Technology Group on Fibre Optic Marketing and Broadband Rollout
We interview the CEO of the ITS Technology Group, Roy Shelton, about Government broadband policy, marketing practices and rolling out fibre optic (FTTH/P) services in rural areas.
08/09/14 Mark.J Interview - BDUK CEO Talks FTTP, Broadband Maps and BT Competition
We interview the CEO of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme, Christopher Townsend, about some of the projects most pressing issues.
01/09/14 Mark.J AVM Interview - The Future of FTTC and Ultrafast Broadband Routers
We interview AVM's Country Sale Manager, Matthew Tyler, about the future of broadband access, wireless networking and how their router hardware will evolve to take advantage.
09/06/14 Mark.J Interview - CityFibre Talks 1Gbps FTTP Broadband Rollout with Sky and TalkTalk
ISPreview.co.uk's chats with CityFibre's Director of Strategy and Policy, Mark Collins, about their roll-out of 1000Mbps fibre optic broadband with Sky and TalkTalk in the UK city of York.
09/12/13 Mark.J Point Topic Interview
ISPreview.co.uk interviews the bosses of telecoms analyst Point Topic about the current problems with broadband provision in the United Kingdom and how they could be solved.
04/11/13 Mark.J Gigaclear Interview
ISPreview.co.uk interviews Gigaclear's Sales Director, Joe Frost, about the government's approach to superfast broadband deployments and making fibre optic (FTTH) services available in rural areas.
07/10/13 Mark.J AB Internet Interview
We interview the Sales and Marketing Director, Neil tucker, of wireless ISP AB Internet about the challenge of providing broadband to UK rural areas and the threat from a new tax on wireless networks.
03/12/12 Mark.J ASK4 UK ISP Interview
ISPreview.co.uk interviews the Chief Operating Officer of Sheffield-based UK ISP ASK4, Ross Bray, about the uncertain future of Yorkshire's Digital Region network and the years other main broadband related developments.
31/10/12 Mark.J Shetland Telecom UK ISP Interview
ISPreview.co.uk interviews the project manager of Shetland Telecom, Marvin Smith, about the project to bring fibre optic connectivity to the Shetland Islands and the UK government's current broadband strategy.
17/09/12 Mark.J Broadband For the Rural North (B4RN) UK ISP Interview
ISPreview.co.uk questions a founder of B4RN, a unique community-built and owned hyper-fast fibre optic (FTTH) rural broadband network in Lancashire, about the project and this year's other main telecoms developments.
05/06/12 Mark.J Technicolor Broadband ISP Router Manufacturer and IPv6 Interview
ISPreview.co.uk runs a short interview with Pascal Portelli, a Senior Vice President of global media and technology firm Technicolor, concerning IPv6 adoption and related support within the broadband router market.
07/11/11 Mark.J Hyperoptic UK ISP Interview
ISPreview UK interviews the Managing Director of fibre optic broadband ISP Hyperoptic, Dana Pressman Tobak, about its new 1Gbps capable FTTH superfast broadband service, IPv6 support and many of the years other main developments.
17/10/11 Mark.J Fluidata UK Business ISP Interview
ISPreview UK interviews the Managing Director of business ISP Fluidata, Piers Daniell, about UK superfast broadband deployments, IPv6 uptake and its plans to help rural communities gain access to more internet access providers.
08/08/11 Mark.J CityFibre Holdings UK Interview
ISPreview UK interviews the CCO of CityFibre Holdings, Mark Collins, about the firms plans to restart their ultrafast fibre optic FTTH broadband network in Bournemouth and put right the i3 Groups mistakes.
26/04/11 Mark.J NETGEAR Broadband ISP Router Manufacturer Interview
ISPreview UK interviews the NETGEAR worldwide networking kit manufacturer about IPv6 adoption and its future broadband isp product plans.
20/12/10 Mark.J Interview with UK Community Fibre Optic Developer Fibrestream (NextGenUs)
Exclusive interview with Guy Jarvis, the founder of community broadband developer Fibrestream (NextGenUs), concerning UK next generation broadband developments in 2010/11 and the future market impact.
29/11/10 Mark.J Interview with UK Hull Broadband ISP KC (KCOM Group)
Exclusive interview with Nick Thompson, the Director of Consumer Affairs for broadband ISP KC, concerning UK next gen broadband developments in 2010 and the operators attitude towards competition in the Hull (Yorkshire) region.
01/11/10 Mark.J Interview with UK Business Broadband ISP Timico
Exclusive interview with Trefor Davies, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of business ISP Timico UK, which covers all of the years main events from next gen broadband to how the government intends to tackle illegal copyright file sharing.
04/05/10 Mark.J Interview with UK Rural Broadband ISP Rutland Telecom
ISPreview.co.uk interviews David Lewis, Managing Director (MD) of UK rural broadband ISP Rutland Telecom, about the challenges of bringing superfast internet access to remote locations.
21/12/09 Mark.J TalkTalk UK Broadband ISP Interview
Exclusive Independent interview with UK Broadband ISP TalkTalk. This article covers next generation broadband, illegal file sharing and universal 2Mbps broadband.
01/12/09 Mark.J UK ISPA Interview with James Blessing
Exclusive Independent interview with James Blessing on behalf of the UK Internet Service Providers Association ISPA. This article covers next generation broadband, illegal file sharing, universal 2Mbps broadband and more.
19/10/09 Mark.J Andrews and Arnold AAISP UK Broadband ISP Interview
Exclusive Independent interview with Adrian Kennard of UK ISP Andrews and Arnold (AAISP). This article covers next generation broadband, illegal file sharing, universal 2Mbps broadband and more.
12/10/09 Mark.J Ericsson Next Gen UK LTE Mobile Broadband Interview
Exclusive Independent UK interview with John Cunliffe of mobile kit manufacturer Ericsson about future Long Term Evolution (LTE) 3G and 4G Mobile Broadband technology.
01/06/09 Mark.J Avanti UK Rural Satellite Broadband ISP Interview
We interview Avanti, a UK satellite broadband ISP, about their new services and the possibility of satellite being used to help close the country's rural digital divide.
02/02/09 Mark.J UK Music - Illegal File Sharing Interview Part2
ISPreview interviews UK Music, an organisation representing the UK's commercial music industry, about combating illegal file sharing (SECOND PART).
22/01/09 Mark.J UK Music - Illegal File Sharing Interview Part1
ISPreview interviews UK Music, an organisation representing the UK's commercial music industry, about combating illegal file sharing (FIRST PART).
13/11/08 Mark.J Entanet Interview Q4-2008
ISPreview interviews Darren Farnden, Entanet's Head of Marketing, about Phorm, anti-piracy measures, 24Mbps services, next-gen fibre broadband services and market problems.
21/10/08 Mark.J Be Broadband Interview Q4-2008
ISPreview interviews Oli White, Head of Marketing for Be Broadband, which is now owned and operated by O2 Group.
14/10/08 Mark.J ZyXEL UK Interview Q4-2008
ISPreview interviews James Harris, Head of Product Management for ZyXEL UK, a manufacturer of xDSL, Security, VoIP, IP DSLAMS, Wireless, Home Plug, Routing and IP switching equipment.
13/10/08 Mark.J IDNet Interview Q4-2008
ISPreview interviews IDNet's director, Simon Davies, about its forthcoming services and recent industry events (next-gen broadband, File-Sharing rules and 24Mbps etc.).
19/08/08 Mark.J BT's 100Mbps Fibre Broadband Interview
ISPreview interviews BT about its 1.5bn plan to bring 100Mbps next-generation fibre optic (FTTC, FTTP) broadband services to 10m homes by 2012.
25/06/08 Mark.J Alexander Hanff (Anti-Phorm Campaign) Interview *UPDATED*
ISPreview interviews anti-Phorm campaigner Alexander Hanff about his views on the controversial advertising technology.
27/05/08 Mark.J ISPs Raise Concerns Over Data Retention Proposals
ISPreview has consulted with several UK Internet Service Providers to unearth their thoughts on the government's new personal privacy invading data retention proposals.
16/01/08 Mark.J Small ISP's Concerned By Unrealistic Consumer Expectations
Using feedback from several ISP's, we examine the growing difficulty that smaller providers have in keeping up with the largest players.
02/01/08 Vincent Morin Guest Author: Evolving ISP Networks
This article is a GUEST piece written by Vincent Morin, a Senior Director (Systems Engineering) for Ciena EMEA.
19/11/07 Mark.J PlusNet Interview
ISPreview interviews Neil Laycock, PlusNet's CEO, regarding next generation broadband, IPTV and ADSL2+ services.
12/11/07 Mark.J Vispa Internet Interview
ISPreview interviews James Ormerod, the MD of Vispa Internet, regarding next generation broadband, IPTV and ADSL2+ services.
05/11/07 Mark.J Entanet Interview
ISPreview interviews James Blessing, the COO of Entanet International, regarding next generation broadband, Ofcom's migration rules and ADSL2+ services.
23/10/07 Mark.J VirginMedia Interview
ISPreview interviews VirginMedia's head of Product Management & Development for communication services (e.g. broadband and voice), Paul Elworthy.
16/10/07 Mark.J Mobile Broadband Interview - part 2 (Orange)
We interview two of the UK's major mobile phone operators to find out what is in store for the new generation of Mobile Broadband (3G) services.
08/10/07 Mark.J Mobile Broadband Interview - part 1 (T-Mobile)
We interview two of the UK's major mobile phone operators to find out what is in store for the new generation of Mobile Broadband (3G) services.
07/02/07 Mark.J ISP's Talk Migration, ADSL2+ & MAX
We interview three UK ISP's about some of the modern issues they face, from new migration rules to ADSL2+ technology.
07/06/06 Mark.J ISP's On ADSLMax Concerns
We question three ISP's over some of the issues hampering BT's 'up to' 8Mbps ADSLMax technology.
27/06/05 Mark.J Pipex Interview
We chat with Pipex's Managing Director, Dominic Crolla, about modern and future Internet Access.
08/03/05 Mark.J MetroNet Interview
We interview MetroNet's General Manager, Paresh Morjaria, about the past and present.
22/02/05 Mark.J SurfAnyTime Interview
We interview SurfAnyTime's Managing Director, Derek Lewis, about the past and present.
15/02/05 Mark.J Telewest Interview
We interview Telewest's director of product strategy and development, Chad Raube, about the past and present.
08/02/05 Mark.J AOL UK Interview
We interview ISP AOL UK's Communications Director, Jonathan Lambeth, about future technology and services.
01/02/05 Mark.J NDO Interview
We interview ISP NDO's Development Director, Sam Hill, about future technology and services.
02/02/04 Mark.J Interview with AOL UK
ISP Review conducts a brief interview with ISP AOL UK regarding SPAM, broadband and dialup.
10/10/03 Mark.J Powerline Interview No.2
ISP Review issues a follow-up interview with Dr Keith MacLean regarding its trials of 'Powerline' broadband technology.
25/08/03 Mark.J ISPs & The BIG FRIACO Discount
We ask several UK ISPs why it's so difficult to pass on (end-users) BTs 17% cut in unmetered dialup (FRIACO) costs.
24/02/03 Mark.J Powerline Interview
ISP Review interviews Keith MacLean over the future 'Powerline' broadband technology.
30/11/01 Mark.J BTOpenworld Interview - Part 2
23/10/01 Mark.J BTOpenworld Interview - Part 1
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