Home » UK ISP News Archive » Monthly Archives: July 2016 (111 Posts Found)
Sponsored
You are viewing a July 2016 news and article archive where older items are stored for readers to access and view. This is done to keep the systems running smoothly and prevents the front page from becoming too cluttered.

ISP News Archives for July 2016

 
Vodafone UK 2016

21st July, 2016 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator Vodafone has announced that their customers in the United Kingdom can now enjoy 4G (LTE) roaming in over 100 destinations around the world (i.e. use your calls, texts and data allowance abroad), which is more than any other Mobile Network Operator (MNO) in the country.

businesses need broadband connections

21st July, 2016 (26 Comments)

After yesterday’s major disruption (here) we’re loathed to report that this morning appears to have started off in much the same way, with broadband ISPs from across the UK all reporting similar Internet disruption as a result of another possible power failure at a major London data centre.

telephone support rage and complaints

21st July, 2016 (6 Comments)

A new Brick Wall Index from customer service solutions provider Eckoh, which identifies call centre menus that create the highest levels of consumer frustration, has ranked TalkTalk top of its table for being one of the “worst customer service offenders” in the United Kingdom.

vispa citywireless coverage april 2016

21st July, 2016 (0 Comments)

UK ISP Vispa has announced that new subscribers to their 250Mbps capable CityWireless broadband network, which is available to several urban and rural parts of Cheshire (England), will benefit from a price cut after the provider joined the Government’s “2Mbps for all” rural broadband subsidy (USC) scheme.

its technology group

21st July, 2016 (0 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group, which has built several fibre optic and wireless broadband networks around the United Kingdom, has appointed Kevin Gaskell to be its new Group Chairman in order to help “attract further investment“.

storms united kingdom broadband weather

20th July, 2016 (16 Comments)

Multiple ISPs are reporting that a fault, which is most likely on BT’s national broadband network, is affecting Internet connectivity for a large number of people across the United Kingdom (i.e. disrupting access to online services, websites and slowing connection speeds).

virgin_media_uk_street_cabinet_engineer_at_work

20th July, 2016 (3 Comments)

Around 450,000 extra premises in London will be covered by Virgin Media’s (Liberty Global) 300Mbps capable ultra-fast broadband and TV services by 2018 (EuroDOCSIS / FTTP), which forms part of their on-going £3bn network expansion and should help to create 500 extra jobs in the city.

talktalk uk fibre broadband

20th July, 2016 (3 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk has today issued a Q2 2016 (calendar) trading update, which confirms that they lost another 9,000 broadband subscribers in the quarter (est. total 3,987,000) and their joint 940Mbps FTTH network roll-out with Sky and Cityfibre in the City of York (England) has covered 11,000 premises.

wireless broadband internet mast

20th July, 2016 (0 Comments)

The UK Government’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Guto Bebb MP, has warned that Welsh homes and businesses risk being “left behind” by poor mobile (3G, 4G) network coverage if the industry doesn’t work together on a solution.

merseyside_connected

20th July, 2016 (2 Comments)

The Merseyside Connected project, which since 2013 has been working with Openreach (BT) to expand “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) to 98% of local homes and businesses in Merseyside by the end of July 2016 (note: 90% covered by 24Mbps+ speeds), now looks set to complete its contract in September 2016.

european union map flag

19th July, 2016 (3 Comments)

A leaked draft of a new report from the European Commission has revealed that the EU intends to set a new target for broadband and mobile coverage, which will aim to ensure that “all European households” can get a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps (Megabits per second) by 2025.

virgin media engineer street works

19th July, 2016 (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has announced that their on-going £3bn Project Lighting network expansion will aim to connect “tens of thousands” more businesses to their ultrafast 300Mbps broadband platform, starting with 9,500 premises at two business parks in Andover, Hampshire.

vodafone connect router

19th July, 2016 (3 Comments)

Telecoms operator Vodafone has today announced that their consumer fixed line broadband services have now been extended to small businesses with the launch of several new ADSL2+ and FTTC (VDSL) based packages, all of which add in a Static IP address and anytime calls to UK landlines.

bt openreach uk engineer

19th July, 2016 (5 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband has mirrored TalkTalk’s recent move (here) by nudging Ofcom into launching a second parallel probe of Openreach’s (BT) Special Fault Investigation (SFI) engineer service and Time Related Charges (TRC), with both questioning whether such charges are being correctly applied.

internet privacy and censorship

19th July, 2016 (2 Comments)

The Advocate General for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said that the UK Government’s ‘Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act’ (DRIP), which is a temporary precursor to the new Internet spying ‘Investigatory Powers Bill’ (IPBill), “may be compatible with EU law“.. with “strict” safeguards.

Vodafone UK 2016

19th July, 2016 (0 Comments)

It’s musical chairs day at Vodafone Group. The mobile operator has today replaced their UK CEO, Jeroen Hoencamp, with Group Enterprise Chief Executive, Nick Jeffery. Meanwhile Hoencamp has become CEO of both their Netherlands business and of the proposed Vodafone – Liberty Global joint venture in the same country.

united kingdom digital connectivity

19th July, 2016 (55 Comments)

The cross-party Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the coverage and performance of “superfast broadband” in the United Kingdom has today published its outcome, which heavily criticises BT for “over-reliance” on its old copper network, “significantly” under investing in Openreach and their “lack of ambition” towards rolling out ultrafast FTTP/H services.

 Cheapest Superfast Broadband ISPs
  • Hyperoptic £19.95 (*22.00)
    Avg. Speed 50Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: £50 Gift Card
  • SSE £22.00
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited (FUP)
    Gift: None
  • xln telecom £22.74 (*47.94)
    Avg. Speed 66Mbps, Unlimited (FUP)
    Gift: None
  • Vodafone £22.95
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Plusnet £22.99 (*35.98)
    Avg. Speed 36Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: £70 Reward Card
Prices inc. Line Rental | Compare More ISPs
News Archive Calendar
July 2016
M T W T F S S
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
The Top 20 Category Tags
  1. BT (2654)
  2. FTTP (2460)
  3. FTTC (1722)
  4. Building Digital UK (1663)
  5. Politics (1542)
  6. Openreach (1512)
  7. Business (1326)
  8. FTTH (1234)
  9. Statistics (1157)
  10. Mobile Broadband (1130)
  11. Fibre Optic (1020)
  12. 4G (975)
  13. Ofcom Regulation (973)
  14. Wireless Internet (972)
  15. Virgin Media (935)
  16. EE (650)
  17. Sky Broadband (639)
  18. TalkTalk (618)
  19. Vodafone (603)
  20. 3G (440)
Promotion
Helpful ISP Guides and Tips
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
Sponsored

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms , Privacy and Cookie Policy , Links , Website Rules , Contact