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broadband farming uk

3rd Jan 2013 (0 Comments)

The Fibre GarDen project, which aims to create a new fibre optic superfast broadband (30Mbps+) network to connect 100% of premises in the project footprint of Garsdale and Dentdale (Cumbria, England) by 2014, has recently published its State Aid Notice (public consultation) that reveals more detail about their plan.

broadband and phone prices pound sign

3rd Jan 2013 (6 Comments)

The UK communications regulator has today proposed new options that would allow consumers to exit their existing broadband or phone contract, without penalty, if their ISP introduces “any” price increase during the contract term. Sadly a complete ban on mid-contract price hikes has been ruled out as it wouldn’t be “consistent” with EU law.

fast broadband uk

3rd Jan 2013 (19 Comments)

Global telecoms firm Alcatel-Lucent last year released the results from its recent ISP trials of VDSL2 Vectoring technology, which revealed that the solution has the potential to push BT’s UK superfast FTTC download speeds up to 130Mbps (Megabits) at around 300m to 600m (metres) from a local street cabinet (possibly hitting 200Mbps with line bonding).

isp Internet download speed arrow uk

3rd Jan 2013 (7 Comments)

The latest summary of anecdotal consumer broadband ISP speed-test data for December 2012 reveals that the average download speed in the United Kingdom has surged from 7.578Mbps one year ago to 19.374Mbps now (up 156%). The average upload speed also jumped by 101% over the same period from 1.160Mbps to 2.327Mbps.

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