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7th February, 2014 (6 Comments)

The boss of popular broadband ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP), Adrian Kennard, has angrily reported how a BTWholesale services Team Manager told him that “3% packet loss is not considered as a fault” on the operators hybrid fibre superfast broadband (FTTC) lines.

7th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The fixed line broadband ISP division of mobile giant EE has begun to deploy a crucial firmware update to plug the many holes in its older BrightBox 1 routers. Unfortunately some of the vulnerabilities have yet to be fixed.

7th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The disruption caused to locals by Essex and Suffolk Water’s £150 million development to enhance the Abberton Reservoir (e.g. installation of two large raw water pipelines and a new pumping station) has resulted in a gift of £750,000 to help six rural villages get superfast broadband.

7th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The Glasgow City Council has awarded a “wireless concession” to BT that allows the UK telecoms operator to roll-out a free wireless Internet service across the Scottish city and just in time for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. But it will only be completely free for the first 6 months.

7th February, 2014 (6 Comments)

BT appears to have increased the value of their Sainsbury’s Gift Cards with standard broadband packages from £25 to £50 (until 17th February), while those included alongside their superfast broadband BTInfinity packages have jumped from £50 to £100. Most of their packages are currently also being offered at half-price for 3-6 months.

7th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

Bargain hunters will be displeased to learn that budget ISP Primus Saver, which is one of the markets cheapest broadband and phone providers, has followed Sky Broadband’s example (here) by withdrawing its annual pre-paid Line Rental Saver discount.

7th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The £48m Onlincolnshire project in the East Midlands (England), which initially aimed to make BT’s superfast broadband (25Mbps+) network available to “at least” 88% of all homes and businesses in the county by April 2016, has won another £2.8m to help cover an extra 5,000 homes and businesses.

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