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8th Apr 2013 (1 Comment)

The ITU and UNESCO’s Broadband Commission has called upon the United Nations to ensure that high-speed broadband internet access “features prominently” in any plans for a Post-2015 Development Agenda, which is expected to set various world targets for the next five or so years until at least 2020.

8th Apr 2013 (1 Comment)

Mobile operator O2 UK (Telefonica) has signed a new wholesale agreement with Virgin Media that will allow its WiFi customers access to a free wireless internet service at 120 London Underground train stations from June 2013.

8th Apr 2013 (1 Comment)

Customers of Sky Broadband in northern England and southern Scotland (e.g. Cumbria, Lancashire, Dumfries and Galloway etc.) were left without internet access for several days between Friday and Sunday after an unspecified “daisy chain outage” hit several telephone exchanges on the ISPs network.

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8th Apr 2013 (45 Comments)

The seemingly endless tit-for-tat row between BT and TalkTalk over competition in the growing market for fibre optic based superfast broadband (FTTC and FTTP) services took another hostile turn over the weekend after BT’s CEO, Ian Livingston, accused rival ISPs of “trying to stop the fibre programme so they can sweat their own copper assets“.

8th Apr 2013 (6 Comments)

The results from 1045 respondents to ISPreview.co.uk’s latest monthly reader survey has found that 80.8% would like to see the government put more public money into deploying superfast broadband around the United Kingdom (up from 68.8% two years ago) and 62.5% said the effort should re-focus on connecting rural areas first.

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