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primus saver uk

30th July, 2014 (0 Comments)

Budget Internet and phone provider Primus Saver, which last week confirmed plans to scrap their old packages due to low uptake (here), has taken the wraps off their new unlimited broadband package bundles (expected to be introduced on 1st August 2014).

wales abc broadband eligibility

30th July, 2014 (0 Comments)

The Welsh Government‘s Access Broadband Cymru (ABC) scheme, which offers grants worth up to £1,000 per premise in areas which have “slow broadband connections” (i.e. sub-2Mbps), has in an attempt to correct for earlier criticisms been opened up to more homes and businesses (including those in areas that could already benefit from Superfast Cymru investment with BT).

telegraph pole broadband maintenance

30th July, 2014 (50 Comments)

Sky Broadband’s 12 month trial of a new 950Mbps (Megabits per second) capable GPON based Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network in the town of Basingstoke (Hampshire, England) has been hit by complaints from locals who object to the installation of new telegraph poles, which are apparently deemed unsightly by residents of Hackwood Road.

countybroadband uk

30th July, 2014 (2 Comments)

Wireless ISP County Broadband has secured £200,000 worth of funding from the Colchester Borough Council and the new investment will be used to help serve local businesses, but sadly not homes, with access to superfast broadband speeds of greater than 30Mbps (Megabits per second).

bt openreach logo uk

30th July, 2014 (1 Comment)

BTOpenreach, as part of its new commitments to Ofcom, has this week moved to make more information available about the performance of their work to maintain BT’s national UK telecoms and broadband network (e.g. repair and new service installation appointment times etc.), although it’s all very basic.

shetland fibre optic cable ship shefa2

30th July, 2014 (0 Comments)

The Shetland Islands, which reside someway north of Scotland, have once again suffered a serious break in their main SHEFA-2 (Faroese Telecom) submarine (subsea) fibre optic cable, which links the remote communities broadband and phones services with the UK mainland.

bt uk isp logo

30th July, 2014 (9 Comments)

Last summer’s attempt by BT’s consumer division to attract student customers onto its broadband packages by offering a shorter 9 month contract may have backfired after the operator initially failed to honour its commitment and instead charged those whom attempted to leave for additional months, often including a £30 exit fee and £55 HomeHub charge.

wales uk counties map

30th July, 2014 (7 Comments)

The Superfast Cymru scheme, which is working to make faster broadband speeds of up to 80Mbps available to 96% of premises in Wales by the end of spring 2016, has today announced the next 66 new locations across 10 local authority areas that will be enabled for “high speed fibre” (FTTC) by BT in time for June 2015.

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