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17th Jul 2013 (9 Comments)

Ofcom has announced that Broadband Fixed Wireless Access (BFWA) ISPs that make use of the 28GHz radio spectrum band, such as Urban Wimax and Cable & Wireless UK, will now be able to keep the licence “indefinitely” (i.e. they were due to expire on 31st December 2015) but there will be a cost.

17th Jul 2013 (1 Comment)

Customers of BT’s Sport TV service, which is being given away for free alongside the operators various home broadband packages (here), will between 2014 and 2018 also gain access to FA Cup matches alongside a joint deal with the BBC.

17th Jul 2013 (13 Comments)

The remote island of Rathlin, which is home to around 100 people and resides just off the north coast of Northern Ireland, has been given a significant capacity upgrade thanks to BT’s trial of a new “experimental” Wireless to the Cabinet (WTTC?) broadband system.

17th Jul 2013 (27 Comments)

The FTTH Council Europe, which campaigns for the adoption of a fully fibre optic telecoms and internet infrastructure, has heavily criticised Europe’s “lacklustre performance” after a recent progress update showed that the EU was still a long way from achieving their Digital Agenda targets for superfast broadband.

17th Jul 2013 (3 Comments)

The Rutland County Council (RCC) in England has today confirmed that the first community (village) to get access to BT’s new superfast broadband (FTTC/P) service through its publicly funded £3 million Digital Rutland project is North Luffenham.

17th Jul 2013 (0 Comments)

Global telecoms giant Alcatel-Lucent claims to have set a new world record after it successfully transmitted information (data) at the staggering speed of 31Tbps (Terabits per second) over a single long-haul 7200km optical fibre cable (i.e. simulating undersea transoceanic cable distances).

17th Jul 2013 (3 Comments)

The national NextGen Conference is fast racing towards its headline event in London between 14-15th October 2013, which gathers representatives from the UK telecoms and broadband market together to discuss plans for related services to help stimulate economic regeneration and tackle the government’s ever changing approach.

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