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fluidata uk business isp

21st December, 2012 (3 Comments)

Business ISP Fluidata has completed a £2.5 million core network upgrade “on time and on budget“, which among other things will massively boost the capacity of its new Service Exchange Platform (SEP). The SEP makes it easier for a range of ISPs to reach rural premises through a specially aggregated open access wholesale network.

tesco broadband uk

20th December, 2012 (12 Comments)

Customers of Tesco’s fixed line “unlimited” broadband and phone services may be displeased to learn that they’re about to become the latest to be hit by a price hike. The worst part is that customers have only been given 10 days to decide and those who refuse will have to switch.. at Christmas!

zen internet uk isp

20th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Rochdale-based ISP Zen Internet has launched a new special promotion for Christmas that offers its superfast broadband (FTTC) packages, which come with download speeds of up to 76Mbps (Megabits per second), alongside a free installation and free wireless router (TG582n).

high speed uk train

20th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Commuters who travel on the East Midlands Train (Stagecoach Group) service will be pleased to learn that the operator has teamed-up with The Cloud (BSkyB) to roll-out a free wireless internet (WiFi) service for rail passengers across 30 of its stations including major hubs like Nottingham, Sheffield, Derby and Leicester.

virgin media uk

20th December, 2012 (5 Comments)

National UK cable operator Virgin Media has today launched a series of new promotions, which are headlined by an offer of 6 months free service on their 30Mbps broadband and unlimited weekend calls bundle. Meanwhile the 100Mbps package is also being offered from just £12.50 a month for the first 6 months of service.

4g superfast mobile broadband

20th December, 2012 (2 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has this morning announced which organisations have qualified to bid in the January 2013 auction of 4G (LTE or WiMAX) superfast Mobile Broadband radio spectrum (800MHz and 2.6GHz) and there are a few unfamiliar faces.

the pirate bay

19th December, 2012 (3 Comments)

The minor political Pirate Party has agreed to shut down an internet proxy service that allowed access to the banned Pirate Bay (TPB) website via its servers, which follows recent legal pressure from the UK music industry (British Phonographic Industry).

europe map

19th December, 2012 (11 Comments)

The European Commission (EC) has today adopted revised guidelines on the use of public funding to help deploy “super-fast” broadband (30Mbps+) ISP services to everybody in the EU by 2020. The updated “rules” support a technologically neutral approach and include a greater focus on funding for “ultra-fast” (100Mbps+) services in urban areas.

gigaclear uk

19th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Gigaclear has announced plans to upgrade its Rutland Telecom managed network in the rural market town of Uppingham (Leicestershire) with a new 1Gpbs (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic broadband (FTTP) service, which will be priced from £37 per month.

european union map flag

19th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

The European Union (EU27) has released its latest annual ‘Internet use in households and by individuals in 2012‘ report, which found that 76% of EU households now have internet access (up from 66% in 2009) and 72% of EU homes connect via broadband (up from just 57% in 2009).

bt openreach logo uk

19th December, 2012 (5 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which looks after BT’s national UK telecoms network, has advised ISPs of several “improvements” to its Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Guarantees (SLG) that will reduce the provision time for new phone lines and improve compensation when things go wrong.

stop spam and junk email

19th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Internet provider BE Broadband has been forced to apologise after the ISPs parent operator O2 “mistakenly” bombarded some of their UK customers with an unsolicited email advert (SPAM) for a Christmas mobile phone deal.

plusnet uk

19th December, 2012 (31 Comments)

As expected PlusNet UK has today introduced its new range of “truly unlimited” packages for both their standard and superfast fibre broadband (FTTC) internet access packages. Prices start from £5.99 per month standalone or just £2.99 (first 12 months half price) when you also take one of the ISPs Home Phone bundles.

internet service providers association uk

18th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

The ever growing concern over government interference in how internet access and online content are regulated became more obvious today after it was revealed that Facebook, the global social networking giant, had officially joined the UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

18th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

Ofcom has today published its latest Q3-2012 customer complaints report for the UK’s largest fixed line broadband and phone providers (i.e. those with a market share of +4%). Happily TalkTalk continued to see fewer complaints but Orange UK’s service, which is now rebranded under EE, has seen consumer anger skyrocket.

uk wifi wireless internet access for free

18th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

The City of London Corporation has claimed to be “the first global financial centre” to offer a “comprehensive” free wireless internet service to everyone after they extended their partnership with The Cloud (BSkyB) by making the existing public wifi network available on an “unlimited” instead of restricted basis.

lizard point cornwall uk

18th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

The £132m “Big Build” Superfast Cornwall project, which aims to make BT’s superfast broadband ISP services available to “at least” 80% of premises in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly by the end of 2014, has connected 17,000 customers in the region and reached Britain’s most southerly community (Lizard Point).

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