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north lincolnshire uk

20th July, 2012 (13 Comments)

Community engagement group One Voice has managed to secure “significant investment” from Virgin Media that will see the cable operator expanding its 120Mbps (Megabits) capable broadband services into the communities of Habrough and Stallingborough in north east Lincolnshire UK.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

20th July, 2012 (0 Comments)

The telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that it will not release the next major study of UK Mobile Broadband speeds and performance until “the beginning of next year at the earliest“; almost two full years after its first report.

new uk isp listings

20th July, 2012 (0 Comments)

ISPreview.co.uk has today completed a big update for all of the internet providers in our database and also added a new Superfast Broadband category to our UK ISP Listings system. Furthermore we’ve revamped the listings front page to display more information and be friendlier to Tablet users.

fibre optic uk superfast broadband internet cables

19th July, 2012 (28 Comments)

The Welsh Government (WG) has today surprised nobody by awarding its £425m contract for the Next Generation Broadband Wales tender to BT. But of course it would as the telecoms giant has been the only bidder since January 2012 (here) when rival Fujitsu UK “voluntarily” withdrew due to the “risk levels“.

oecd

19th July, 2012 (3 Comments)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which includes 34 countries that claim to support democracy and a market economy, has ranked the UK 8th in its latest Q4-2011 fixed wired broadband rankings, with 33.3 subscribers per 100 inhabitants. But we do poorly in other areas.

aaisp uk

18th July, 2012 (12 Comments)

The often outspoken boss of business ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP), Adrian Kennard, has criticised BTOpenreach’s engineers today for trying to sell one of its customers a BT-Infinity (FTTC) HomeHub3 router while being paid to fix a separate problem and sometimes refusing to fix faults unless one is present.

hyperoptic uk fttb

18th July, 2012 (48 Comments)

Urban focused UK ISP Hyperoptic has quietly expanded the coverage of its ultra-fast 1Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic (FTTB) broadband service to cover the Lanterns Court / City Nites block in London’s bleakly named Isle of Dogs, which is home to around 600 apartments.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

18th July, 2012 (20 Comments)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has released its annual 2012 Communications Market Report (CMR), which covers almost every conceivable variable of the UK’s media and telecom industries. In particular it reveals that 60% of UK homes can now access superfast broadband ISP services (up from 53% a year ago) but uptake is still low.

uk advertising standards authority

18th July, 2012 (9 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected an attempt by Virgin Media to have rival Sky Broadband’s claim of offering a “totally unlimited broadband” package banned from its TV, press and website promotions. Meanwhile Sky succeeded in having several adverts for Virgin’s TiVo service banned.

talktalk uk isp

18th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

Budget internet and phone operator TalkTalk (AOL) has reportedly spent £200,000 on an upgrade of their unbundled broadband (LLU) services at several telephone exchanges in West Norfolk, which includes Middleton, Terrington St Clement, Hunstanton and Heacham.

internet service providers association uk

18th July, 2012 (0 Comments)

The UK Internet Services Providers Association (ISPA) has confirmed that six new internet and telecoms providers have joined its ranks since last month when nine others joined, which is perhaps partly a reflection of the seemingly anti-ISP stance that increasingly appears to emanate from the government.

illegal uk internet downloading

17th July, 2012 (4 Comments)

A huge coalition of eight leading educational organisations, including UK libraries and school groups, has launched a scathing attack on the government’s controversial Digital Economy Act (DEAct) and warned that it “risks limiting internet access” for students and teachers right across the country.

yorkshire uk county map

17th July, 2012 (49 Comments)

The North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has announced that its £70m Connecting North Yorkshire (CNY) project, which aims to make superfast broadband ISP services available to “100% of businesses and citizens … by 2017” (90% by 2015), has unsurprisingly been awarded to BT.

fibre optic cable spectrum colours

17th July, 2012 (1 Comment)

Fujitsu UK has announced the expansion of its 100G Dark Fibre network to cover an additional 2,500km of fibre optic cable, which supports “true” 100Gbps (Gigabits per second) data capacity across its carrier-grade Managed Wavelength Service (MWS) network.

o2 uk

17th July, 2012 (0 Comments)

Fixed broadband and mobile supplier O2 Wholesale (formerly BE Wholesale) has today signed two new partnership deals with UK telecoms firm QiComm and business ISP Timico, which will help to broaden the range of services from both operators.

worcestershire uk broadband

17th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

The Worcestershire County Council (WCC) in England warns that a “gross miscalculation” has been made over the time it would take to get final approval from Europe to proceed with its planned superfast broadband roll-out, which is delaying the project that was supposed to proceed in June 2012.

bt fttc fttp fibre optic broadband cabinet uk

17th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

The Tendring District Council (TDC) in Essex (UK) has reached an agreement with BT that will see the operator expand its existing coverage of superfast broadband (FTTC) services to include the rural villages of Kirby-le-Soken, Kirby Cross and Great Holland via three new and previously unplanned street cabinets.

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