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cityfibre_construction_sign

4th July, 2016 (1 Comment)

CityFibre has announced that their 90km long fibre optic (FTTP) broadband network in the city of Peterborough (East England), which was completed over one year ago and originally only intended to connect 107 public sector sites, has now received an order to connect another 220.

banned and forbidden uk internet censorship

4th July, 2016 (2 Comments)

A new study from researchers working out of the Western Sydney University and King’s College London has claimed that court ordered website blocks by UK broadband ISPs, such as those used against Internet piracy websites, could be open to abuse.

fibre optic cables on a table

4th July, 2016 (1 Comment)

The leader of Hampshire County Council in England, Roy Perry, has warned that bringing superfast broadband to rural premises in the final 4% of the region will present “significant challenges” (very expensive) and that in the end it may be left up to “self-funding providers” and inferior Satellite.

biwifi_name_change_to_bkonex

4th July, 2016 (9 Comments)

Recently we reported on a new fixed wireless ISP called BWiFi (here), which was set to launch a superfast broadband (50-75Mbps) service to help poorly served parts of South East London (e.g. Rotherhithe). Sadly a legal spat with BT has forced the provider to change name to Bkonex and delay its launch.

bt openreach fttp install trial

4th July, 2016 (8 Comments)

Openreach recently announced that their ultra-fast 330Mbps capable (soon to reach 1Gbps) Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband network will reach 2 million UK premises by 2020 (here), but residential users face a limited choice of affordable ISPs and BT’s rivals see adoption problems.

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