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3rd February, 2015 (12 Comments)

The state aid supported CSW Broadband project has signed a new £10.73m Phase 2 Broadband Delivery UK contract with BT, which will help a further 17,000+ premises to receive “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) and push total coverage to “nearly” 94%. But worryingly the project will not complete until summer 2019, well behind the Government’s end of 2017 target.

wireless mobile mast

3rd February, 2015 (0 Comments)

Cisco has today published their annual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2014 – 2019), which reported that mobile data traffic in the United Kingdom reached 74.2 PetaBytes (PB) per month in 2014 (0.9 Exabytes per year) and this will rise to 634.4PB by 2019 (7.6 Exabytes per year). Internet video traffic continues to be the main driver.

scotland map

3rd February, 2015 (13 Comments)

The Digital Scotland project has today revealed the next batch of 43 locations (54,000 premises), including parts of the remote Outer Hebrides, Mull and the Isle of Bute, that will benefit from their on-going £410m project with BT to ensure that “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) services are available to 85% of premises in Scotland by the end of 2015 and 95% by the end of 2017.

public sector network map for the united kingdom

3rd February, 2015 (2 Comments)

The United Kingdom is crisscrossed by a variety of different Public Sector Networks (PSN), which are used to supply councils, Network Rail, universities (JANET), security / military services and so forth. But many of these networks are not fully utilised and the Government intends to harness this to help improve broadband for homes and businesses.

farming uk rural areas

3rd February, 2015 (15 Comments)

The Commons Select Committee for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has today published the results of their inquiry into the roll-out of faster broadband Internet access to rural areas, which among other things calls for the current Universal Service Commitment (USC) speed of at least 2Mbps (Megabits) to be increased to 10Mbps.

talktalk uk isp

3rd February, 2015 (1 Comment)

Low cost ISP TalkTalk has today published their latest results for Q4-2014 (calendar), which reported that broadband subscribers increased at the stable rate of +15K (same as in Q3) in the quarter to total 4,236,000 and “Superfast Fibre Broadband” (FTTC) surged forward by +88K (up from +67K in Q3) to account for 396,000 of that total.

uk internet scam

3rd February, 2015 (0 Comments)

Customers of the incumbent telecoms operator for Hull and East Yorkshire in England, KC (KCOM), have been advised to be on their guard after a number of subscribers reported receiving calls from fraudsters who attempted to trick them into revealing their credit card or other vital personal details.

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