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4th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

Budget communications provider TalkTalk has seen its strongest quarterly growth in broadband subscribers yet, fuelled by additions from their new deal with the Post Office, after the operator added +110,000 customers during Q4 2013 (calendar) to reach a total of 4,186,000 (up from just +5k added in Q3 2013).

4th February, 2014 (11 Comments)

National UK cable provider Virgin Media has acquired Lancashire-based rival Smallworld Fibre, which typically served homes in western Scotland and North West England, for an undisclosed amount and in the process added 40,000 new customers.

4th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

Satellite ISP HySpeed Broadband has launched a new range of faster and more flexible Internet access packages that offers top download speeds of up to 15Mbps (Megabits per second) by harnessing the power of the UK Avanti Communication’s HYLAS 1 spacecraft.

4th February, 2014 (9 Comments)

The physical availability of a superfast broadband (25-30Mbps+) ISP network is not the only barrier to adoption and a new map of England, which was put together by telecoms analysts at Point Topic, attempts to identify where there is the highest risk of related “digital deprivation“.

4th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

A question mark has been left hanging over the South Hams Broadband project, which aims to roll-out a 100Mbps+ Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network across the parishes of Thurlestone, South Milton and South Huish, after Devon County Council refused to give locals a vote between adopting that and BT’s slower FTTC network.

4th February, 2014 (4 Comments)

The latest monthly UK consumer Internet speed testing data for January 2014 has revealed that the average broadband download speed for the largest six ISPs in the country has slipped to 17.146Mbps (18.376Mbps in Dec 2013), while the average upload rate also dropped to 3.098Mbps (3.320Mbps in Dec 2013).

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