Home » UK ISP News Archive » Daily Archives: May 8, 2014 (6 Posts Found)
Sponsored
You are viewing a May 8, 2014 news and article archive where older items are stored for readers to access and view. This is done to keep the systems running smoothly and prevents the front page from becoming too cluttered.

ISP News Archives for May 8, 2014

 

8th May, 2014 (2 Comments)

The UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has today revealed the official shortlist of finalists for its forthcoming 16th annual 2014 Internet industry awards, which has seen broadband providers including Hyperoptic, Sky Broadband and PlusNet gaining nominations across several consumer focused categories.

wales uk map

8th May, 2014 (3 Comments)

The Wales Audit Office (WAO) has confirmed that it intends to conduct an audit of the Superfast Cymru scheme, which aims to make BT’s faster “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) speeds of up to 80Mbps available to 96% of Welsh premises by the end of spring 2016.

metronet uk logo

8th May, 2014 (1 Comment)

Business Internet provider Metronet UK has announced that their hybrid fibre optic (Dark Fibre) and “high capacity” carrier grade wireless network has now connected almost 20% of Greater Manchester’s “most important buildings” and almost 30% of those in Manchester city centre with speeds of up to 10Gbps.

aol_broadband

8th May, 2014 (4 Comments)

One of the oldest ISP names in the United Kingdom, AOL Broadband (formerly AOL UK), appears to have stopped taking on new Internet and phone customers. Instead the provider’s website now redirects potential subscribers over towards their parent, TalkTalk.

cotswold broadband fibre optic ducts

8th May, 2014 (1 Comment)

Cotswolds Broadband (Broadway Partners), which aims to roll-out an open-access 100Mbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to 90% of homes and businesses in the Chipping Norton area of west Oxfordshire (England), looks like it might soon be able to move forward after West Oxfordshire District Council committed new funding to the project.

bt building logo

8th May, 2014 (37 Comments)

BT has today released their latest Q1-2014 (calendar) results, which confirm that their £2.5bn commercial roll-out of superfast capable “fibre broadband” technology (FTTC/P) has now reached its goal ahead of schedule by passing 19 million premises (around 66% of the United Kingdom). Separately, BT’s retail broadband ISP customers topped 7,281,000 (up +170k in the quarter vs +150k during Q4-2013).

 Cheapest Superfast Broadband ISPs
  • Hyperoptic £21.00 (*25.00)
    Avg. Speed 50Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: £50 Shopping Voucher
  • TalkTalk £21.95 (*36.00)
    Avg. Speed 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Post Office £22.90 (*37.00)
    Avg. Speed 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Direct Save Telecom £22.95 (*29.95)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Plusnet £22.99 (*34.98)
    Avg. Speed 36Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: £75 Cashback
Prices inc. Line Rental | Compare More ISPs
News Archive Calendar
May 2014
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  
The Top 20 Category Tags
  1. BT (2529)
  2. FTTP (2250)
  3. FTTC (1673)
  4. Building Digital UK (1616)
  5. Politics (1443)
  6. Openreach (1429)
  7. Business (1257)
  8. Statistics (1108)
  9. FTTH (1103)
  10. Mobile Broadband (1055)
  11. Fibre Optic (978)
  12. Ofcom Regulation (922)
  13. 4G (918)
  14. Wireless Internet (917)
  15. Virgin Media (868)
  16. EE (601)
  17. Sky Broadband (598)
  18. TalkTalk (584)
  19. Vodafone (531)
  20. 3G (417)
New Forum Topics
Promotion
Helpful ISP Guides and Tips
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
Sponsored

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms , Privacy and Cookie Policy , Links , Website Rules , Contact