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ISP News Archives for April 2015

 
cotswold broadband fibre optic ducts

23rd Apr 2015 (11 Comments)

The Cotswolds Broadband project, which last year tendered for a supplier to help roll-out a 100Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to the majority of homes and businesses in West Oxfordshire (England), now looks set to begin building the network by September 2015.

fibre garden map

23rd Apr 2015 (10 Comments)

After a few last minutes problems the community co-operative Digital Dales (Fibre GarDen) project has officially started the build-phase for their new 100Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which will serve 580 premises in the rural villages of Garsdale and Dentdale (Cumbria, England).

gci ranking 2015

23rd Apr 2015 (2 Comments)

The annual Global Connectivity Index from Huawei, which claims to offer a quantitative assessment of connectivity and its value from both national and industrial perspectives, reports that the United Kingdom has dropped to 5th place due to weaknesses with “low cable infrastructure” and rural Mobile Broadband coverage.

vispa_logo

23rd Apr 2015 (1 Comment)

Customers of Vispa Internet have been informed that the ISP will be changing their Domain Name Servers (DNS) from the current ones (62.24.228.24 – 25) to a new set (83.217.161.161 – 162).

its_technology_group

23rd Apr 2015 (8 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group, which manages and builds various superfast wireless and fixed line broadband networks (East Manchester, Hammersmith and Fulham etc.), claims that their move to push faster Internet connectivity into digitally deprived urban business parks has seen success with 500 new firms signing up in a very short space of time.

Television iptv video streaming uk

23rd Apr 2015 (3 Comments)

It’s been around two years since we first heard of PlusNet’s plan to launch a YouView (IPTV) based TV service for their broadband customers, yet the good news is that the official product “will be launching soon“. But it will only be available to their “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) subscribers.

three uk mobile broadband

23rd Apr 2015 (9 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has announced that the average 4G (LTE at 1800MHz) based Mobile Broadband download speeds on their network are now reaching 17.8Mbps (up from 10.7Mbps in December 2014) and that the roll-out of Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) and low frequency 800MHz spectrum will begin during September 2015.

award

22nd Apr 2015 (0 Comments)

Satmetrix has today published their latest Net Promoter Scores (NPS) for the United Kingdom’s largest broadband and mobile operators, which saw PlusNet, Virgin Media and Sky Broadband top the table ahead of their rivals.

plusnet uk

22nd Apr 2015 (0 Comments)

The ability to turn a negative into a positive is something that some companies do better than others and today it’s PlusNet’s turn after one of the Internet’s many citizens complained that they’d got their musical instruments confused in a recent advert.

the bottom 30 uk superfast broadband constituencies (coverage)

22nd Apr 2015 (1 Comment)

A snippet of new analysis has revealed both the weak spots and strengths of the current Government’s on-going Broadband Delivery UK programme with BT to make fixed line superfast broadband speeds available to 95% of the United Kingdom by 2017.

plusnet uk

22nd Apr 2015 (3 Comments)

Low cost ISP PlusNet has launched a new promotion that offers their FTTC based Unlimited Fibre Broadband (up to 38Mbps) service and included evening + weekend calls bundle free for the first six months of service (returning to £14.99 a month thereafter).

superfast_broadband_availability_checker

22nd Apr 2015 (9 Comments)

The on-going rollout of superfast capable “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) services across the UK by BT has hit a snag after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that the revised estimated service availability dates, which BTOpenreach supply, were “likely to mislead consumers” because they were not based on a proper analysis.

tesco broadband uk

21st Apr 2015 (6 Comments)

A significant country-wide service outage appears to be impacting thousands of customers on Tesco’s broadband service, which is currently in the process of being acquired by TalkTalk following a deal that was signed in January.

telephone support rage and complaints

21st Apr 2015 (11 Comments)

A recently published White Paper by the 4G fixed wireless broadband ISP Relish (UK Broadband Ltd.), which offers speeds of up to 50Mbps across parts of central London, has rather shakily predicted that fixed landlines will be “non-existent” in the office and will be “virtually extinct” in the home come 2025.

xln telecom isp logo 2015

21st Apr 2015 (0 Comments)

Business focused ISP XLN Telecom has refreshed their branding and simplified their range of broadband and phone packages. As a result of this a number of new bundle discounts have been launched for new customers, which will be available to order until the end of June 2015. Prices now start at just £2.55 per month for the first 12 months of service.

sky broadband uk

21st Apr 2015 (0 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has released their latest batch of Q1-2015 (calendar) results since they merged with Sky Italia (Italy) and Sky Deutschland (Germany), which reveals that they added +100,000 broadband subscribers for UK and Ireland in the quarter to total roughly 5.53 million (stable from the +106k added in Q4-2014 and up from +75k in Q3-2014).

copper and fibre optic hybrid broadband cables uk

20th Apr 2015 (26 Comments)

Earlier this year BT announced a decade long deployment plan for their next generation G.fast (ITU G.9701) broadband technology (details), which will begin in 2016/17 and should eventually make download speeds of ‘up to’ 500Mbps available to “most homes” across the United Kingdom.

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