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ISP News Archives for July 16, 2013


16th Jul 2013 (6 Comments)

As expected the Football Association Premier League (FAPL) has successfully won a court injunction that will force broadband ISPs in the United Kingdom to block their customers from being able to view the FirstRow website (FirstRowSports), which is often used to stream video of football and other TV sport matches.

16th Jul 2013 (1 Comment)

Cheshire-based ISP Vispa appears to be on the road to putting right some of the problems that have recently afflicted its 60Mbps (Megabits per second) capable City Wireless broadband platform and have today re-opened the network for new installations following some improvements.

16th Jul 2013 (10 Comments)

Internet and phone provider Primus Saver (New Call Telecom) has today moved to take on the big boys by launching its own range of budget superfast “fibre optic” broadband (FTTC) packages, which offer unlimited usage and cost from £8 a month (note: the first 3 months of service are being offered at half price).

16th Jul 2013 (2 Comments)

Mobile operator Vodafone UK has warned that today’s move by Ofcom (here), which has created the “opportunity” for 10 new Freeview HD TV channels to be launched by using airwaves in the 600MHz radio spectrum band, could hinder the plan to free up existing 700MHz spectrum for use by future ultra-fast 5G based Mobile Broadband services.

16th Jul 2013 (41 Comments)

The next generation of FTTC (VDSL2) technology, which is better known as G.Fast and could one day deliver peak internet speeds of up to 1000Mbps (Megabits), has passed its first stage of approval on the road to becoming an official ITU standard in early 2014.

16th Jul 2013 (7 Comments)

The government’s culture secretary, Maria Miller MP, and BT have met local action groups (some of which were smaller ISPs) in an effort to resolve the impasse over which parts of the UK will not gain access to superfast broadband (25Mbps+). It’s currently hard for alternative operators to fill the gaps without first knowing where the gaps are.

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