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broadband internet speed uk

16th October, 2014 (11 Comments)

A snap survey of members from the so-called Broadband 100 group, which rather boldly claims to bring together the “greatest minds from the Telecoms, Media and IT industries“, have perhaps unsurprisingly concluded that today’s homes only need broadband Internet download speeds of up to 25Mbps.

gigaclear uk

16th October, 2014 (5 Comments)

Fibre optic broadband ISP Gigaclear has announced that their 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) network is set to reach 5,000 homes and businesses in several rural Northamptonshire villages (East Midlands of England) by the end of 2017.

gfast_a1_trial_speedtest

16th October, 2014 (55 Comments)

Austrian ISP A1 Telekom (Telekom Austria Group) and Alcatel-Lucent claim to have connected the first customer in the world to a domestic copper telecoms network using G.fast (ITU G.9700/1) technology, which some predict could eventually replace BT’s up to 80Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) service in the United Kingdom.

samsung_5g_mobile_broadband_test

16th October, 2014 (0 Comments)

Electronics giant Samsung claims to have successfully delivered record setting Mobile Broadband speeds of a staggering 7.5Gbps (Gigabits per second) using a prototype of their next generation 5G technology, with the uninterrupted speeds falling away to 1.2Gbps when the service was tested while travelling at just over 60Mph (Miles per hour) on a 4.35km long racetrack.

eclipse internet

16th October, 2014 (6 Comments)

Without even so much as a whisper the KCOM owned ISP Eclipse Internet has quietly updated their website to remove residential home broadband and phone products in order to re-focus more on the delivery of business services.

sky broadband uk

16th October, 2014 (0 Comments)

After a predictable slowdown in the second quarter Sky Broadband (BSkyB) has today seen its growth improve in Q3-2014 by adding an extra +75,000 (up from +50k in Q2 and +70k in Q1) home broadband subscriptions to total 5,322,000, which has no doubt been helped by the recent spate of aggressive discounts (24 months free broadband etc.).

ee sim mobile broadband

16th October, 2014 (2 Comments)

Mobile operator EE has told ISPreview.co.uk that their ultrafast 300Mbps (peak – shared capacity) capable 4G network upgrade, which will make use of the latest LTE-Advanced (Long Term Evolution) and Carrier Aggregation technology, is imminently due to exit its trial phase and go live.

wales uk map

16th October, 2014 (2 Comments)

The Superfast Cymru project has this morning announced the next batch of communities that, from September 2015 onwards, will be upgraded to support BT’s “fast fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network. The announcement means that related work is now effectively planned to take place in every telephone exchange across Wales.

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