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vodafone uk broadband

17th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator Vodafone UK has announced that two communities in the remote Shetland Islands (North of Scotland, UK), Hamnavoe and Walls, could soon benefit from faster mobile phone and Mobile Broadband connectivity after they were shortlisted to take part in the operators Open Femto trial.

european union map flag

17th April, 2012 (1 Comment)

The MEP responsible for investigating (Rapporteur) the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), David Martin, has officially recommended that the European Parliament (EP) reject the treaty when it comes up for a final vote in June 2012. Martin warned that ACTA could not “guarantee adequate protection for citizens’ rights in the future“.

fibre optic uk cables

17th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

The Superfast Cornwall project has announced that superfast broadband ISP services are now available to 95,000 Cornish homes and businesses, although just 6,000+ premises have actually subscribed to the service. Thankfully new orders are being created at an average rate of 250 per week, which is up from 200 per week and 4,000 connected in February 2012.

uk fibre optic broadband development

17th April, 2012 (11 Comments)

The UK government’s Communications Minister, Ed Vaizey, has confirmed that BT are officially bidding on all 8 of the currently active superfast broadband procurement contracts (more will follow). Separately Vaizey said that “the time is not right” to introduce a legal Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband.

exwavia wales uk

17th April, 2012 (10 Comments)

Wales focused ISP Exwavia, which uses wireless networking (wifi) to deploy faster broadband into isolated rural areas, has announced that it plans to turn Montgomeryshire into the “fastest rural broadband region in the UK“. At the same time their related service coverage in the Cefn Coch and Adfa areas (near Welshpool, Powys) has also been extended to connect 80 properties.

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