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ISP News Archives for November 2012

 
kc uk hull fttp installation

27th November, 2012 (0 Comments)

KC, the incumbent internet and phone provider for Hull and East Yorkshire (England), has successfully completed the initial roll-out of their “super-fast” 350Mbps capable and fibre optic based Lightstream broadband service to pass 15,000 local premises. It now plans to reach an extra 30,000 homes and businesses by March 2015.

youview uk broadband internet tv iptv

26th November, 2012 (2 Comments)

The subscription-free YouView broadband ISP based TV (IPTV) service, which recently lost a High Court battle with online billing firm YourView (Total Ltd.) over the rights to retain its name, is now officially being sued for trade mark infringement by Total Ltd.

aaisp uk

26th November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Customers of broadband ISP Andrews and Arnold (AAISP) look set to benefit from additional internet data usage flexibility after the provider announced a number of special changes and rates for the forthcoming Christmas holiday period.

uk internet statistics

26th November, 2012 (3 Comments)

The results from 552 respondents to ISPreview.co.uk’s latest reader poll found that over a third (39.8%) would like to see their broadband ISP improve its registration system, which is despite the fact that 78.4% claimed the sign-up process itself was “Easy“.

scotland map

26th November, 2012 (2 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has announced that it is giving away 20 free Mobile Broadband modems (dongles) to community hubs in the isolated Highlands and Islands villages of Melvich and Durness in Scotland. The port town of Invergordon further south will also get similar treatment.

geo networks uk

24th November, 2012 (16 Comments)

Several Lancashire based broadband ISPs, including LonsdaleNET, B4RN, TalkTalk and others, suffered a serious loss of internet connectivity that lasted for over 10 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday after BTOpenreach engineers accidentally cut through a vital GEO fibre optic cable.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

24th November, 2012 (0 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has told a Westminster Media Forum event that it will be the responsibility of each broadband ISP to decide which of their customers are officially defined as “subscribers” and thus susceptible to the new copyright infringement rules, which are designed to clampdown on “illegal” internet piracy.

claranet uk isp

23rd November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Business internet and telecoms provider Claranet UK has acquired STH Limited and its managed technology services subsidiary, Star (Star Technology Services), for the sizeable sum of £55 million.

channel islands guernsey and jersey uk

23rd November, 2012 (0 Comments)

JT Global has this afternoon become the fourth ISP to launch a subscription-free broadband TV service based off the YouView (IPTV) platform, which is available to its customers on the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey.

kc tv youview iptv

23rd November, 2012 (8 Comments)

The incumbent telecoms operator for Hull and East Riding in Yorkshire (England), KC, has this week become the third UK ISP after BT and TalkTalk to launch its own broadband TV service based off the YouView (IPTV) platform called KCTV.

broadband and phone prices pound sign

23rd November, 2012 (2 Comments)

The EU has released data on retail prices for fixed broadband ISP services, which reveals a pattern of price reduction over the last three years for bundled offers. It also finds that price competition is mainly taking place in the market for download speeds of above 4Mbps (Megabits per second).

gigaclear uk

23rd November, 2012 (8 Comments)

UK ISP Gigaclear (Rutland Telecom) has successfully secured enough equity financing to “substantially accelerate” the roll-out of its ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband networks into more rural communities.

best broadband

23rd November, 2012 (6 Comments)

The annual Customer Satisfaction Awards 2012 from ConsumerChoices.co.uk, which are based on feedback from more than 11,000 UK people, has seen broadband ISPs O2, PlusNet and BT dominant most of the categories with O2 picking up the gong for Overall Winner.

copper cable uk scrap crime theft

23rd November, 2012 (13 Comments)

The latest research from consultancy firm Ventura Team and finance group Portland Advisors has estimated that at the current “snail’s pace” it could take Europe 92 years and £211bn to completely switch from existing copper-based telephone and broadband ISP infrastructure to a fully fibre optic (FTTH) service.

wireless broadband internet mast

22nd November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Ofcom UK has today proposed a new framework to support the future use of White Space (IEEE 802.22) based wireless broadband technology on a licence exempt basis. The new service harnesses unused radio spectrum, which exists between Digital TV channels (470MHz to 790MHz), to deliver wifi style connectivity over a wide area.

ms3 fibre optic network build hull uk

22nd November, 2012 (2 Comments)

MS3 Communications has entered into a new partnership with another telecommunications developer, Compass Infrastructure UK (CI-UK), which will work alongside MS3 to help them build out their independent ultra-fast fibre optic broadband ISP network around Hull in Yorkshire (England).

uk internet isp discussion

22nd November, 2012 (9 Comments)

Internet service providers have today given a broad welcome to the European Commission’s (EC) recent decision to grant final approval for the release of State Aid funding to help 90% of UK people gain access to superfast broadband ISP services by spring 2015. But privately many continued to express competition concerns.

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