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Bell Labs, the New Jersey (USA) based research and development subsidiary of telecoms giant Alcatel-Lucent, has found a way of boosting data speeds down fibre optic cables by using two light beams in opposing phases to cancel out interference that would ordinarily slow the transfer.

30th May 2013 (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless ISP Airband has announced that over 100 customers in three parishes across rural parts of Worcestershire (England’s West Midlands) can now access faster broadband connections “for the first time” thanks to a £700k scheme supported by the Worcestershire County Council (WCC).

30th May 2013 (40 Comments)

The publication of BT’s new Better Future programme has caused confusion after one of its aspirations promised to make their “fibre based” (FTTC/P) superfast broadband ISP products available to “nine out of ten premises” in the UK by 2020, which appears to be three years behind the original aim of 2017.

30th May 2013 (3 Comments)

Customers of BT Retail’s fixed line broadband service have today been told that they will be moved to the operators new BTMail service (an email solution supplied by Critical Path) later this year, which will follow the imminent closure of their existing BTYahoo! portal this summer.

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Telecoms analyst Point Topic reports that, at the end of last year, superfast broadband ISP connections had passed 19.6 Million premises in the United Kingdom (up from 16.9m in June 2012) and 3.3 Million had subscribed to one of the related services.

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Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Enterprise has “guaranteed” to help connect “at least” 75% of homes and businesses on the remote Shetland Islands to a new superfast broadband network by the end of 2015, which forms part of HIE’s wider £146 million investment into new fibre optic based infrastructure.

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Cisco has published its annual 2013 Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecast, which predicts that global internet (IP) traffic (fixed line and mobile) will grow from 44 Exabytes per month in 2012 to 121 Exabytes by 2017 (annual run rate of 1.4 Zettabytes). As usual this will be driven by faster broadband ISP technologies and online video content, especially in the UK.

30th May 2013 (2 Comments)

Sky Broadband’s (BSkyB) Director of Communications Products, Lyssa McGowan, last night held an “Ask the MD” session on BE Broadband’s forum that revealed a little more about the operators plans for BE and O2’s fixed line broadband customers. Some of the news was good, some bad.

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