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25th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator EE (4GEE) has picked Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) instead of existing partner Huawei to help them roll-out their “superfast” 4G (LTE at 1800MHz) based Mobile Broadband network to “the next 25% of the UK population in rural areas and small towns.”

25th February, 2014 (6 Comments)

The Government has today revealed more details for how it intends to spend the next £250 million that was last year set aside to help extend fixed line superfast broadband (24Mbps+) ISP network coverage out to 95% of the United Kingdom by 2017. So what, if anything, is new.

25th February, 2014 (1 Comment)

The procrastinating over whether or not BT and or Local Authorities will ever release detailed broadband speed and coverage data, ideally down to the 7 digital postcode level, as part of the Government’s national Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme could soon come to an end.. in some areas, maybe.

24th February, 2014 (31 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK looks set to disappoint new customers when it drops unlimited Mobile Broadband tethering support from related mobile tariffs (e.g. The One Plan) in March 2014, which will instead be replaced by a 2GB usage cap.

24th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

A joint £1,000 project undertaken by Northallerton Retail & Business Forum, Northallerton Town Council and Hambleton District Council has resulted in the installation of a new free wifi hotspot being deployed to cover Northallerton High Street.

24th February, 2014 (5 Comments)

Residents and businesses on and around Melford Road in the small market town of Sudbury (Suffolk, England) have been left without broadband and phone services since 4th February 2014 when a car hit a local BT telegraph pole and damaged its cables.

24th February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The curse of skin deep Internet filtering (censorship) has struck again after a young pupil studying at St Stephens school in Port Glasgow (Scotland) found that she could access the pro-union website Better Together but was blocked from accessing the pro-independence Yes Scotland one due to a “policy violation” (hehe).

22nd February, 2014 (1 Comment)

The drip feeding of roll-out information from the £40m Better Broadband for Suffolk project reveals that more than 2,100 homes and businesses in Southwold and Reydon can now access BT’s “high speed fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network after 7 local street cabinets (serving 174 postcodes) were upgraded.

22nd February, 2014 (2 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has added another 116 engineers as part of their on-going apprenticeship scheme and more are expected to follow. The new recruits are apparently needed to “help meet the demand for superfast broadband and digital services” in homes across the United Kingdom.

21st February, 2014 (0 Comments)

The £14m Broadband East Riding Project, which aims to make BT’s superfast broadband (24Mbps+) services available to a further 42,734 local premises by December 2015, has announced its first roll-out locations for late April 2014 onwards.

21st February, 2014 (2 Comments)

Communications provider Entanet, which supplies a number of Internet providers and businesses in the United Kingdom with broadband, Ethernet, VPN and other services, has managed to secure an initial private equity investment of £6m that will be used to support a £14m “management buyout” and to upgrade their services.

21st February, 2014 (104 Comments)

A new survey conducted by incumbent Hull ISP KC, with more than 2,000 adults across the United Kingdom, has revealed that 71% of Brits take Internet speed into account when looking for a new home. This is partly being driven by the growth in connected devices and home working.

21st February, 2014 (4 Comments)

Sadly many people still live in locations where slow fixed line or mobile broadband connections can be quite common and in other cases you may need to reduce your usage to avoid going over a data cap. Thankfully Google’s popular Chrome website browser now has the capability to compress website pages just like the Turbo Mode of its rival Opera.

20th February, 2014 (1 Comment)

Existing customers of EE’s mobile network, including T-Mobile and Orange UK subscribers, can now take their fixed line unlimited Home Broadband (up to 17Mbps) and free calls package from just £2 per month for the first 12 months (plus line rental from £11 pre-paid or £15.40 monthly).

20th February, 2014 (2 Comments)

The Castle Vale Community Housing Association (CVCHA) has teamed up with CommunityUK to launch a new digital inclusion scheme that will help over 200 residents in Castle Vale (Birmingham, England) to get online via a free wireless Internet connection.

20th February, 2014 (10 Comments)

CityFibre’s “Gig Up” campaign, which has been working to drum up business support for their £30m strategic partnership with Peterborough City Council to roll-out a new 1000Mbps fibre optic network in the area, has heralded its efforts as a success after attracting interest from 100+ firms within the first week.

20th February, 2014 (1 Comment)

Virgin Media has announced that a further ten London underground tube stations (total of 131) have just been added to their public wireless internet (wifi) hotspot service.

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