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8th May 2012 (11 Comments)

The UK governments Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) office has quietly complicated its existing definition of “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) by bringing it more into line with Europe’s Digital Agenda target of 30Mbps by 2020 (minimum download speed / Megabits per second), but the subtle change could prove tricky to apply.

bt openreach logo uk

8th May 2012 (41 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which is responsible for managing access to BT’s national UK telecoms and internet access network, has moved the prospect of a self install superfast broadband service (i.e. no engineer required) one set closer today by announcing a technical trial of Microfilters for its 40-80Mbps Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) lines.

uk church in burghill

8th May 2012 (0 Comments)

The small coastal hamlet of Shingle Street in Suffolk (England), which is home to a total of just 25 houses, has been delivered into the modern digital age after a local campaign (Wilford Bridge Broadband Project) succeeded in getting Buzcom to deploy its superfast wireless (wifi) broadband service (FibreWiFi) across the area.

censorship online

8th May 2012 (3 Comments)

Smoothwall, the UK’s largest supplier of school based website filtering (blocking) solutions, has warned the government not to force broadband ISPs into imposing default internet censorship of adult websites upon their customers. The firm claims that such systems are a “very blunt instrument” and don’t stop young people who “actively seek” such content.

fibre optic superfast broadband cable

8th May 2012 (1 Comment)

Dublin-based ISP Magnet Networks, which operates a superfast broadband service in Ireland using Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) technology, has entered the UK market by acquiring a 90% stake in internet provider Velocity 1 and signing a new TV distribution deal with Sky. The first rollout will begin in Wembley City and Greenwich Penninsula (London).

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