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wales uk counties map

4th June, 2014 (5 Comments)

The Welsh Government, as part of its work to identify areas of Wales which do not currently benefit from superfast broadband and won’t do so under the existing Superfast Cymru roll-out with BT, has launched a new online survey that seeks responses from suppliers, the Welsh public and businesses. The WG has also uploaded new state aid broadband coverage maps and postcode data.

award best golden cup broadband isp

4th June, 2014 (2 Comments)

The National Customer Satisfaction Index – United Kingdom (NCSI-UK), which is based on interviews with more than 6,799 customers during Q2-2014, has revealed that satisfaction with the country’s biggest four broadband Internet Service Providers is up 3% to an NCSI score of 69 out of 100. Overall Virgin Media came top and BT was bottom.

uk broadband pccw

4th June, 2014 (14 Comments)

UK Broadband (UKB), the sibling of Hong Kong based telecoms giant PCCW (HKT), is today expected to take another pop at breaking into the consumer Internet access market when it launches a new fixed line and 4G (TD LTE) fixed wireless based “fibre-fast” broadband service for homes and businesses in London using its 3.5GHz or 3.6GHz radio spectrum bands.

mobile broadband uk

3rd June, 2014 (1 Comment)

Telecoms giant Ericsson has today published its annual Mobility Report, which reveals that Internet video services will grow to account for more than 50% of mobile data traffic in 2019 (up from around 40% today) and 4G (LTE) based Mobile Broadband coverage in Europe will reach 80% (currently 25%) by the same year. But 4G uptake could struggle.

fibre_optic_cable_cords

3rd June, 2014 (5 Comments)

Fibre optic infrastructure developer CityFibre have signed a strategic partnership with Coventry City Council in England, which has enabled the firm to acquire Coventry’s 140km metro fibre network (Coventry CORE). The network will now be upgraded and extended in order to make broadband speeds of 1000Mbps available to local businesses.

worth valley uk yorkshire

3rd June, 2014 (0 Comments)

The community Fibre Valley campaign, which has been working to help bring superfast broadband to premises in the rural Worth Valley area of West Yorkshire (England), looks set to consider a new solution that could see Virgin Media or BT running a fibre optic cable into the small village of Stanbury.

world internet connectivity

3rd June, 2014 (2 Comments)

Birmingham-based Aston University in England has launched a new £1.5m international project called Petabit Energy Aware Capacity Enhancement (PEACE) that aims to “significantly improve bandwidth” and “reduce energy consumption” on our major fibre optic networks, which carry over 99% of all network and Internet data.

london uk mobile broadband speeds 2014

2nd June, 2014 (3 Comments)

RootMetrics has published its latest biannual study of Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) performance across the city of London (England), which conducted 88,670 tests during March 2014 to reveal that EE still deliver the fastest download (17.8Mbps) and upload (9.3Mbps) speeds. But rivals O2, Three UK and Vodafone are improving.

bt infinity broadband vision iptv

2nd June, 2014 (8 Comments)

Customers adopting one of BT’s triple-play broadband, TV and phone bundles have now been given the option of adding a second YouView (IPTV) set-top-box, for use in different rooms, to their service. But unlike the primary box, which is usually included at no extra cost, the second one won’t be free and you’ll need BTInfinity (FTTC).

uk internet statistics

2nd June, 2014 (0 Comments)

A new survey of 827 ISPreview.co.uk readers has found that 63.3% of respondents would rather use Mobile Broadband (3G / 4G) than a public WiFi hotspot (26.1%) to go online when out and about, while 10.5% said they don’t use either. Apparently the key reasons for this are due to fears over weak wifi security and the fiddly sign-up forms.

business broadband internet

2nd June, 2014 (0 Comments)

The Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) has teamed up with Creative England and the UK Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF) in order to offer grants worth up to £25,000 to small and medium sized businesses that can develop innovative solutions for taking advantage of superfast broadband connectivity.

internet download and upload speed arrows

2nd June, 2014 (15 Comments)

The average fixed line home broadband download speed for the largest eight ISPs in the United Kingdom held stable at 21.7Mbps (up from 21.32Mbps in April 2014) and Internet uploads were similarly unchanged at 5.04Mbps. As usual Virgin Media and BT remain the fastest national providers. A new chart that tracks the monthly changes has also been added.

parliament house of commons uk

1st June, 2014 (13 Comments)

The Government’s Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has revealed that a total of £184,591.50 was granted for a SofS approved recruitment campaign for new Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) project managers and a CEO earlier this year, which is almost as much as the chosen CEO himself will be paid (£200k per annum).

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