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22nd May 2012 (1 Comment)

Business ISP Metronet UK has today announced the expansion of its hybrid superfast fibre optic (FTTx) and wireless broadband network to reach firms in the market town of Macclesfield (Cheshire East / Cheshire) and surrounding areas, where local businesses have allegedly been unhappy with BT’s existing FTTC service.

wifi wireless internet access

22nd May 2012 (0 Comments)

The Cloud (BSkyB), a public wifi hotspot operator, has announced that the visitors and guests of 2,400 UK pubs, restaurants, hotels and venues owned by the Greene King group will soon be able to access a free wireless internet service (with no time constraints).

comms business uk magazine

22nd May 2012 (1 Comment)

The annual Comms Business Awards, which will this year be held at the Lancaster London hotel on 21st June, have this week published their full shortlist of potential winners. The awards include several broadband ISP related categories, albeit with more of a business than consumer focus.

fibre optic uk superfast broadband internet cables

22nd May 2012 (38 Comments)

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of cable and broadband giant Virgin Media, Andrew Barron, will today tell the House of Lords Select Committee Inquiry into the UK’s national superfast broadband strategy that BT are effectively being subsidised by government policy and thus “freezing out new entrants” from the market.

uk rural fibre optic dig

22nd May 2012 (0 Comments)

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has published a new report (“The Missing Links”) which claims that 60% of UK businesses in rural areas (countryside) suffer from slow broadband ISP speeds. As a result the group has called on the government to raise its superfast broadband coverage target from 90% to 98% of “rural communities and businesses” by 2015.

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