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9th September, 2014 (28 Comments)

One thing the UK Internet access market has in abundance right now is budget broadband ISPs and thus you’d probably have to be a little mad to launch another one into such an aggressively competitive sector. Never the less that’s exactly what the famously budget high street retailer 99p Stores has just done.

fibre optic networking

9th September, 2014 (0 Comments)

In an interesting move the Bristol City Council (South West England) has decided to try and drum up more interest in the local Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme by extending its availability to businesses outside of the city’s administrative boundary. More UK cities may soon follow suit.

fibre optic cable duct connectivity

9th September, 2014 (8 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has published the first responses to its latest Business Connectivity Market Review 2016 (BCMR2016) consultation and perhaps unsurprisingly it finds rivals including Vodafone, BSkyB (Sky Broadband), TalkTalk and Virgin Media all demanding greater access to BT’s cable ducts, dark fibre and leased lines.

bt openreach blowing fibre

9th September, 2014 (1 Comment)

Questions have been raised over the future of PlusNet’s ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband product, which until the end of last month had been offered as part of a trial for the past FOUR years (effectively acting as an unofficial product option), but is now closed to new subscribers.

uk internet statistics

9th September, 2014 (3 Comments)

Does offering a Pay TV service make your home broadband ISP more attractive? The latest poll of 821 ISPreview.co.uk readers found that 67.7% of respondents would be unlikely to stick with their current Internet provider just because it could also offer a decent and affordable Pay TV service (15.4% answered “maybe” and 16.8% said “yes” they would be more likely to stay).

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