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21st August, 2014 (0 Comments)

Welsh Wireless ISP Xwavia has today announced that the first residential and business customers in Conwy have been connected to their new superfast broadband network, which offers Internet speeds from 10Mbps to 1000Mbps (Megabits per second).

bt openreach fibre optic cable and engineer

21st August, 2014 (11 Comments)

Believe it or not, Wales will be getting some 330Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband from BT as part of the local state aid supported £425m Superfast Cymru project. This aims to make faster “fibre broadband” (FTTC) speeds of up to 80Mbps available to 96% of Welsh premises by the end of spring 2016 (700,000 premises).

primus saver uk

21st August, 2014 (0 Comments)

Budget ISP Primus Saver (New Call Telecom), which recently scrapped some of their old packages due to low uptake (here and here), has had a website advert for their “Unlimited Broadband for just £2” service banned after one of their customers suffered a mid-contract price rise for both line rental and broadband.

rural countryside uk

21st August, 2014 (1 Comment)

The government’s £20m Rural Community Broadband Fund, which was setup to help rural areas in the last 10% of England gain access to superfast broadband (24Mbps+), has issued an update to confirm that a total of 3,269 (up from 2,118 at the last update) domestic and business premises are currently anticipated to have the “potential” to receive such a service thanks to RCBF investment.

ee uk logo

21st August, 2014 (4 Comments)

Customers of UK mobile operator EE (4GEE) will be pleased to learn that they’ll now be able to benefit from “superfast” 4G (LTE) based Mobile Broadband connectivity when roaming around across an additional 14 new global destinations.

b4ys_stage_one_ftth_broadband_rollout_map

21st August, 2014 (4 Comments)

The community built and funded B4RN 4 Yealand, Silverdale & Storth (B4YS) project, which as the name suggests is a spin-off from B4RN’s scheme in Lancashire (England) that aims to roll-out a “hyperfast” 1000Mbps fibre optic based Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network to the remote rural villages of Yealand, Silverdale and Storth, is close to hitting its first funding goal.

broadband and phone prices pound sign

21st August, 2014 (1 Comment)

Customers looking to take one of Virgin Media and TalkTalk’s broadband bundles should note that this week both providers have launched a number of new time-limited special gift credit and voucher offers, some of which are worth up to £120. Virgin are also offering a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 on their top package.

openreach rural cable duct digging

21st August, 2014 (4 Comments)

Business ISP Fluidata has criticised the “endemic problems plaguing” current and future fibre leased line provisioning from BTOpenreach, which have seen existing issues combine with rising demand for related services to create some extremely long waiting times for the providers customers.

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