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ISP News Archives for May 2012

 
uk pirate music

3rd May 2012 (3 Comments)

A new study conducted by Sweden’s Lund University (Cybernorms.net) has revealed that 40% more 15 to 25-year-olds are now “hiding their activities online” than in 2009, such as by using services like Virtual Private Networking (VPN), and often as a means to avoid the increasing crackdown against internet piracy and unlawful file sharing.

griffin internet uk isp 20th birthday

3rd May 2012 (0 Comments)

Derby-based business ISP Griffin (Griffin Internet), a UK focused channel supplier of managed internet (IP) services that first began life all the way back in 1992 before the modern online world had sprung up, has this week celebrated its 20th year in the industry with an ample supply of “champagne and bucks fizz“.

internet email

2nd May 2012 (1 Comment)

Return Path, an email certification and reputation monitoring company, has predicted that by the end of 2012 more people will be reading internet emails on a mobile device (e.g. Smartphone, Tablet etc.) than via a computer desktop or webmail service.

sky broadband uk

2nd May 2012 (2 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has today released its latest financial results to 31st March 2012 (Q1), which confirms that it managed to add a staggering +212,000 new home broadband subscribers during the first quarter to reach a new total of 3,863,000 (well above the +166,000 added in Q4-2011). A very strong quarter indeed.

isp Internet download speed arrow uk

2nd May 2012 (3 Comments)

The latest monthly anecdotal consumer broadband ISP speed testing data from Broadband.co.uk, which covers the month of April 2012, reveals that the average UK internet download speed has surged upwards once again from 10.73Mbps (Megabits per second) in March 2012 to 14.12Mbps now.

direct save telecom uk

1st May 2012 (0 Comments)

Home phone and internet provider Direct Save Telecom claims to have launched “the UK’s lowest priced broadband deal” today, which provides new customers with an ‘up to 24Mbps’ broadband connection (“typical” speed of up to 13Mbps), 20GB usage allowance and free evening / weekend calls for just £2.49 per month.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

1st May 2012 (1 Comment)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed in its latest quarterly Telecommunications Market Data Tables (Q4 2011) update that the UK is home to a total of 20.43 million fixed line home and small business broadband connections (excludes corporate), which includes 412,000 from superfast fibre optic based services (FTTC etc.).

zen internet uk isp

1st May 2012 (1 Comment)

Popular ISP Zen Internet has today cut the installation price on “all” of its home and businesses focused superfast broadband (FTTC) packages by 25%, which marks a reduction from the original cost of £80 +vat to £60 +vat (i.e. £72 when you include VAT).

aquiss uk isp

1st May 2012 (2 Comments)

Shropshire-based internet provider Aquiss claims to have enhanced the features and lowered the overall retail price of its popular home/family focused Gaming Broadband packages. Customers who take a 12 month contract will also benefit from 2 months of free service (new customers) or free activation / migration.

uk fibre optic broadband development

1st May 2012 (9 Comments)

CityFibre Holdings, which builds Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) style fibre optic infrastructure, has announced a new engineering agreement with Fujitsu that will progress their plans for deploying ultrafast broadband (100Mbps+) services “throughout the UK’s second tier cities” to reach 1 million homes and 50,000 businesses.

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