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4th Apr 2013 (1 Comment)

Enterprise M3, a public-private partnership that seeks to support businesses in the M3 area of west Surrey and Hampshire, has setup a new £200,000 fund to help make superfast broadband available to firms in the last 10% or so of the regions rural areas.

4th Apr 2013 (4 Comments)

It’s not 4G, it’s still 3G. The current generation of 4G (LTE) based superfast Mobile Broadband technology, which is presently being rolled out by operators in the United Kingdom, is technically still a 3G service because its internet speeds are too slow for it to be considered true 4G by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

3rd Apr 2013 (1 Comment)

Hotspot operator The Cloud (BSkyB) has estimated that more than 10 million British adults (around 22% of the entire nation) are logging on to one of their various public wireless internet access points every week and 2.8 million (6%) connect every day.


3rd Apr 2013 (4 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national broadband and phone network in the United Kingdom, has published “substantial price reductions” of up to 50% for its 100Mbps to 10Gbps capable Ethernet and Leased Line services to business customers, ISPs and mobile operators.

3rd Apr 2013 (5 Comments)

Wireless networks can be found pretty much everywhere, they’re in your home, on your mobile, on laptops, in games consoles, local cafes, banks and even some airplanes now offer internet access using wifi. But what do you do when wifi is stretched to its limits, are there any alternatives? Quite a few as it happens.

3rd Apr 2013 (0 Comments)

The latest summary of anecdotal consumer broadband ISP speed testing data for March 2013 from Broadband.co.uk has found that the average download speed in the United Kingdom reached 18.831Mbps (up from 16.514Mbps in Feb 2013) and the average upload speed stood at 2.945Mbps (up from 2.704Mbps).


2nd Apr 2013 (8 Comments)

The UK government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has rejected a new framework proposal that could have helped smaller internet providers (altnets) to challenge BT and secure a slice of public funding in order to rollout new rural superfast broadband networks.

2nd Apr 2013 (17 Comments)

Widespread availability of up to 80Mbps capable FTTC (VDSL) based superfast broadband products will bring “major opportunities” to carriers and ISPs, says Jeff Pitt, Key Account Manager on the Service Provider Group for the UK and Ireland at ZyXEL Communications (Guest Editorial for ISPreview.co.uk).

1st Apr 2013 (3 Comments)

Several major ISPs have announced plans to remove all of their street cabinets from roads and pathways across the United Kingdom. The move, which will result in a significant loss of both internet and phone services to millions of people, will see the operators replace each of the cabinets with a complimentary bunch flowers and a message saying “So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish”.

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