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26th Jul 2013 (4 Comments)

The debt infested Digital Region network, which was originally setup with around £100m of public money to help deliver better broadband services to South Yorkshire (England, UK) because BT had little interest in doing so, could need up to another £45 million to survive and has so far only got 3,000 customers!

26th Jul 2013 (7 Comments)

A big part of the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme was the expectation that local authorities and communities would conduct citizen focused surveys and petitions to help inform the decision about where better internet connectivity was needed. But in the end all that effort might be absolutely worthless.

26th Jul 2013 (5 Comments)

A new study from the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed what everybody else already knew. Internet age verification checks do not work and children are thus registering on social media websites under false ages. Shock.

26th Jul 2013 (6 Comments)

Gigaclear, which has installed several 1000Mbps capable fibre optic broadband (FTTP) networks in rural communities around England, has partnered up to adopt Fluidata’s Service Exchange Platform (SEP) that should give those covered by the operators network a greater choice of around 50 ISPs.

26th Jul 2013 (8 Comments)

Broadband provider TalkTalk has confirmed that Chinese firm Huawei, which has recently suffered due to some high-profile concerns over state sponsored spying (here), now appears to be in full control of the ISPs network-level internet filtering service (HomeSafe) after US security firm Symantec stopped working on it over one year ago.

26th Jul 2013 (6 Comments)

Sky Broadband (BSkyB) has officially leapfrogged Virgin Media to become the country’s second largest consumer broadband ISP after it saw a sharp acceleration of growth by gobbling up O2’s fixed line subscribers. As a result Sky’s latest Q2-2013 report saw related customers grow by +519,000 in the quarter to total 4.906m (up from +152k added in Q1).

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