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lochcarron scotland uk

13th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

BTOpenreach are offering a reward of up to £1000 for information that leads to a conviction of those responsible for cutting a vital 1000 metre long fibre optic cable (probably because they thought it was made of more valuable copper) that runs across Loch Carron in Scotland’s (UK) rural Highlands region.

world broadband internet statistics

13th June, 2012 (0 Comments)

ISP Sky Broadband (BSkyB) has today published new research into the wireless internet (Hotspot) usage in 10 of the UK’s biggest cities, which found that 22% of people in Leeds have used public WiFi in the past 24 hours. That’s twice the national average (11%) and above London’s result of 20% (Manchester and Birmingham scored 13% each).

bt superfast broadband fttc street cabinet uk install

13th June, 2012 (27 Comments)

BT has told the Lords Select Committee Inquiry into the UK governments superfast broadband strategy that its new fibre optic based network (FTTC , FTTP) will need more freedom from Ofcom’s changing regulation and price controls if it is to make a bigger “long-term investment” in related services.

three uk mobile broadband

13th June, 2012 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has today become the latest to launch a new Euro Internet Pass service, which reflects Europe’s new roaming regulation (details) by making it cheaper to use your mobile phone and Mobile Broadband connection when roaming abroad within the EU.

be broadband uk isp

13th June, 2012 (16 Comments)

Internet provider BE Broadband (O2 UK) has finally revealed a date for the start of its migration over to a new core network, which was originally supposed to get underway by the end of February 2012 but has since faced delays. This has also affected its FTTC superfast broadband plan.

fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

13th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

The European Commission (EC) has given state aid approval for the UK government to release between £7m-£10m in order to rollout an “ultra-fast” fibre optic based 80-100Mbps+ (Megabits per second) capable broadband ISP network in Birmingham by 2015 and turn it into one of ten large “super-connected cities“.

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