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23rd May 2013 (8 Comments)

The Staffordshire County Council (SCC) has today signed a new state aid supported £27.3 million deal with BT to help 97% of local homes and businesses gain access to a fibre optic (FTTC/P) based broadband connection by Spring 2016 (95% will get superfast speeds of 25Mbps+).

23rd May 2013 (12 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has detailed its new £49 million backhaul network capacity deal with BSkyB (Sky Broadband). Under the agreement Virgin will connect around a third of Sky’s unbundled (LLU) local UK telephone exchanges with Sky’s own wholly owned nationwide broadband network.

23rd May 2013 (5 Comments)

The Tuesday night launch of Microsoft’s new XBox One console triggered a “big spike” in UK internet traffic as people tuned-in to the various live video streams and websites. Traffic on one of the Content Delivery Networks within TalkTalk’s infrastructure rose from 80Gbps (Gigabits per second) to 120Gbps and the same was true of other ISPs.

23rd May 2013 (0 Comments)

ISP LN Communications has expanded the reach of its 50Mbps (Megabits per second) capable fixed wireless broadband network to cover around 700 residents of Stathern Village in Leicestershire (England). Villages within the Vale of Belvoir are next on the list to receive the service.

23rd May 2013 (5 Comments)

Urban ISP Hyperoptic, which offers “hyper-sonic” FTTH/B based broadband speeds of up to 1000Mbps (Megabits) to 20,000 homes in London (i.e. high-rise buildings and apartment blocks), has secured a new investment of £50m to help expand into 10 new UK cities by the end of 2014 (80,000 homes).

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