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ISP News Archives for August 2013

 
sky broadband uk

2nd Aug 2013 (14 Comments)

Sky Broadband (BSkyB) have officially returned to promoting “up to” broadband download speeds on their website after having previously removed them following the 1st April 2012 introduction of controversial new guidance from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

virgin media uk

2nd Aug 2013 (8 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) have today reported their latest Q2-2013 financial results, which revealed that its total broadband ISP subscriber base had shrunk by -15,500 in the last quarter (down from +25.5k in Q1-2013 and +51.6k in Q4-2012) to total 4,475,000.

bt building logo

2nd Aug 2013 (19 Comments)

Ofcom has refused to apply “interim measures” that could have forced BSkyB to provide its Sky Sports 1 and 2 TV channels to BT’s YouView (IPTV) based platform on “fair terms“. Meanwhile the investigation into BT’s initial competition complaint against Sky will continue.

isp Internet download speed arrow uk

2nd Aug 2013 (15 Comments)

The latest anecdotal monthly study of fixed line consumer broadband ISP speeds in the United Kingdom has revealed that the average internet download speed during July 2013 was 18.662Mbps, which is up from 18.365Mbps in June. By contrast the average upload speed hit 3.338Mbps (up from 2.882Mbps in June).

plusnet uk

1st Aug 2013 (9 Comments)

Internet and phone provider PlusNet has today joined TalkTalk by announcing a series of phone and broadband price hikes that will be introduced from 1st October 2013.

connexin hull uk

1st Aug 2013 (0 Comments)

Wireless ISP Connexin, which last year won the Hull City Council contract to install a 100Mbps capable wireless broadband network around the East Yorkshire city of Hull (England), could soon extend their network further afield.

talktalk uk isp

1st Aug 2013 (3 Comments)

It’s that time of the year again. Budget ISP TalkTalk has just confirmed that the standard price of its broadband and phone line rental service (outside of discounts) are set to rise once again from 1st October 2013, which will bring some of their costs into line with BT.

fibre optic cable storm

1st Aug 2013 (19 Comments)

Ofcom has published their annual 2013 Communications Market Report, which covers everything about the United Kingdom’s media and telecom industries. The study reveals that NGA / superfast broadband (30Mbps+) ISP services are now available to 73% of the country (up from 65% last year) and uptake has surged to 17.5% (up from just 6.5%) or 3.8 million subscribers.

lancashire uk map

1st Aug 2013 (0 Comments)

The Lancashire County Council (LCC) has announced the beginning of Phase 2 in its £62.5 million state aid supported project with BT to deploy superfast broadband (FTTC/P) services out to cover 97% of local premises by the end of 2014 2015.

o2 uk

1st Aug 2013 (7 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (O24G) look set to be the first to take on EE’s rival network after announcing a 29th August 2013 launch date and the first roll-out locations for their new 4G (LTE at 800MHz) based Mobile Broadband network, which eventually aims to reach 98% of the UK population (indoor and outdoor).

bt sport tv and broadband

1st Aug 2013 (10 Comments)

As expected BT’s consumer ISP division has today made its new BTSport TV service available to their customers, which among other things will be showing 38 live Barclays Premier League football and 69 live Aviva Premiership rugby matches. It’s also being offered for free alongside their various home broadband and phone packages.

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