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ISP News Archives for November 2014

 
bt infinity broadband vision iptv

10th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

As predicted last month the consumer division of BT has today announced the launch of a new package that bundles the ISP’s BTInfinity 1 (FTTC) superfast broadband connectivity with their YouView product (TV Starter Pack) and access to Netflix all integrated into a single bill from £5.99 per month (first 6 months).

wireless rural broadband field mast

10th Nov 2014 (2 Comments)

Slough-based Airwave, which in June 2014 was selected as one of eight pilot projects for the Government’s £10m Innovation Fund (part of the national Broadband Delivery UK scheme), has announced that the rural village of West Witton (Wensleydale, England) will be among the first to benefit from their new Fixed Wireless Access technology trials.

computer_internet_error

10th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has issued a brief apology after an unspecified number of their customers suffered problems accessing websites due to a fault with the ISPs Web Safe (Parental Control) service, which uses network-level filtering to block “potentially age-inappropriate websites” from the eyes of children.

dana-tobak

10th Nov 2014 (6 Comments)

It’s been three years since Hyperoptic stepped out from the ashes of BE Broadband to became one of the first ISPs to build an ultrafast (1000Mbps) Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTP) broadband network for homes in London. Some doubted their prospects, but the gamble paid off and now the ISPs boss, Dana Pressman Tobak, has stopped back at ISPreview.co.uk to give us an update.

direct save telecom uk

10th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

Price conscious ISP Direct Save Telecom has announced the opening of a new office in Birmingham (situated in the city-centre McLaren Building), which by summer 2015 will have created 150 new jobs in the area and should also help to improve the providers customer sales and support quality.

wireless internet

7th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

The Brighton and Hove City Council in East Sussex (England) has announced that 13 of its local libraries will now be able to offer free WiFi wireless Internet access thanks to their new hotspot deployment, which was conducted alongside The Cloud (BSkyB).

wireless mobile mast

7th Nov 2014 (3 Comments)

The national UK telecoms regulator has today confirmed that it plans to conduct an auction of spare radio spectrum in the 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands during late 2015 or early 2016, which is most likely to be snapped up by mobile operators (e.g. Three UK, Vodafone, O2 and EE) for use in the delivery of 4G (LTE) based Mobile Broadband connectivity.

isle of man uk

6th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

Douglas-based ISP Wi-Manx can today celebrate after they were officially granted a license amendment, which will turn them into the third full telecoms operator on the Isle of Man (this is a British Crown dependency / island located in the Irish Sea).

internet video and streaming

6th Nov 2014 (3 Comments)

Opera Software, which is perhaps best known for their web browser of the same name, have moved to help Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) customers and operators to better manage their data allowances and network capacity by adding a new technology that optimises video streaming via the Opera Mini 9 Browser for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).

ee uk logo

6th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator and ISP EE (Everything Everywhere) has announced that their recently unveiled TV (IPTV) service (Smart Box worth around £300), which is free for new and existing mobile customers who also subscribe to their Home Broadband plans from £9.95 a month (details), is now available via EE’s stores nationwide.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

6th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

National cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has recovered from Q2’s dismal performance, when they lost -12k broadband subscribers (mostly to students that were returning home for the summer and the decline in non-cable ADSL subscribers), by adding +37,600 last quarter (Q3-2014) to total 4,561,800 customers.

wales uk counties map

6th Nov 2014 (2 Comments)

The state aid supported £425m Superfast Cymru project, which is working with BT to make faster “fibre broadband” (predominantly FTTC and some FTTP) connectivity available to 96% of premises in Wales by the end of spring 2016, has so far helped to reach an additional 276,320 homes and businesses.

internet_and_multimedia_uk

5th Nov 2014 (12 Comments)

After four long years of squabbling the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has today issued an interim ruling that upholds Ofcom’s original 2010 decision against BSkyB (Sky Broadband), which required the media giant to ensure that their Sky Sports channels are made available to BT’s broadband based YouView TV (IPTV) platform.

4g mobile broadband uk wireless lte technology

5th Nov 2014 (4 Comments)

A new study of Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) performance across the United Kingdom, which was conducted by consumer magazine Which? and OpenSignal, has found that Vodafone had the fastest 4G (LTE) based Internet download speeds over the past three months (13.21Mbps) and that’s somewhat better than the average fixed line ADSL home broadband connection that clocks in at 7.4Mbps.

cityfibre fibre optic development uk

5th Nov 2014 (2 Comments)

CityFibre has announced that their joint 80km pure metro fibre optic Public Service Network (PSN) in Kirklees (West Yorkshire, England), which was recently upgraded as part of a collaboration with Easynet (here), will soon be expanded upon to cater for local businesses as part of a new development.

wifi wireless internet access

4th Nov 2014 (0 Comments)

Commuters travelling to and from London St Pancras on East Midlands Trains will be pleased to know that a new £200,000 upgrade deal with Nomad Digital should result in significantly improved on-board WiFi Internet connectivity.

multimedia internet streaming

4th Nov 2014 (1 Comment)

The ever changing landscape of broadband Internet-based TV (IPTV), video and movie streaming services in the United Kingdom has taken an interesting twist over the past few days with a number of major cross-platform and content partnership deals, a few of which may come as a surprise.

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