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allpay broadband uk isp

1st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Allpay Broadband, a fixed wireless internet provider that specialises in deploying its broadband wifi service into rural areas by placing transmitters at the top of local churches, has announced that its service should soon be going live in the civil parish villages of Peterchurch and Garway; with more planned.

virgin media uk

1st November, 2012 (2 Comments)

Virgin Media’s mobile division, which is aptly called Virgin Mobile, has today announced the launch of a new tariff (Big Data and Texts) for its Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) customers that offers unlimited data and 300 texts for a top-up of just £10. But beware the expiry date.

sky broadband uk

1st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Sky Broadband (BSkyB) has today become the UK’s 3rd largest ISP after its latest results to 30th September 2012 (Q3) saw them add +102,000 new quarterly broadband subscribers to reach a total of 4,103,000 (jumping TalkTalk’s 4,047,000). But growth itself was sharply down from +138k in Q2 and +212k in Q1.

bt uk isp logo

1st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

BT’s latest Q3 financial results to 30th September 2012 have today revealed that their UK retail broadband ISP subscriber base grew by +81,000 to reach a total of 6,446,000 (875,000 of which are FTTC/P superfast BTInfinity subscribers). This represents a slight slowdown from the +136k added in Q1 and +85k in Q2.

fibre optic broadband cables

1st November, 2012 (14 Comments)

BT has today confirmed that its national £2.5bn plan, which aims to deploy fibre optic based superfast broadband (FTTC , FTTP) ISP services to 66% of the UK, has once again been brought forward and will now complete during Spring 2014 (i.e. passing 19 million homes and businesses).

metronet uk logo

1st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Business ISP Metronet UK has today announced that its hybrid superfast fibre optic (Dark Fibre) and carrier grade wireless network, which is understood to have cost £3 million to build, has finally achieved “ubiquitous coverage” across the entire Greater Manchester region.

pcp053 lewes road uk btopenreach street cabinet

1st November, 2012 (16 Comments)

The Fibre for Middleton group, which started campaigning for better broadband earlier this year and has been working with BT to get several street cabinets in the Leeds suburb upgraded to support its 80Mbps capable FTTC tech, has questioned the operators commercial viability assessments after finding contradictions in its methodology.

slow broadband speed

1st November, 2012 (1 Comment)

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today begun enforcing new guidelines that are designed to tackle misleading promotions of Mobile Broadband speed. The changes were first introduced earlier this year for fixed line ISPs (here) but have now also been extended to mobile operators.

zen internet uk isp

1st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

ISP Zen Internet UK has uploaded a constructive new article that helps to explain the process of what happens when a customer orders one of their “fibre optic” superfast broadband (FTTC) packages, which covers both the ordering process and also explains what happens when BTOpenreach turns up to do the work.

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