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16th Aug 2016 (19 Comments)

A large number of Sky Broadband’s Internet and phone customers in the “South Midlands” area of England currently appear to be suffering from a significant service outage, which is affecting quite a wide area.

16th Aug 2016 (2 Comments)

Ofcom has published a summary of responses to their recent consultation on the introduction of a new Universal Service Obligation, which would ensure that everyone can get a broadband speed of 10Mbps by 2020. But ISPs have warned that funding this via an industry levy would be “anti-competitive“.

16th Aug 2016 (89 Comments)

The CEO of BT Group, Gavin Patterson, has blasted his rivals behind the Fix Britain’s Internet campaign (Sky Broadband, TalkTalk and Vodafone) for making “misleading statements” and using “Orwellian tactics” in order to argue that UK broadband services would improve if the operator didn’t control Openreach.

16th Aug 2016 (3 Comments)

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), which is a central hub for much of the Internet traffic that both comes into and goes out of the United Kingdom, has announced major plans to redevelop their secondary London interconnect platform (LON2) and give member ISPs more flexibility.

16th Aug 2016 (1 Comment)

Business communications provider Fluidata has today become one of the first ISPs to sign a deal that will enable them to make use of Metronet UK’s recent move (here) to open up their ultrafast (up to 2Gbps) wireless broadband network to the wholesale market.

16th Aug 2016 (7 Comments)

Apparently Leicester University might only be ranked 47th for higher education, but they come top for broadband speeds – averaging a download rate of 39.87Mbps in student areas – in a new study of Internet performance conducted on 43 of the United Kingdom’s top 50 universities.

16th Aug 2016 (0 Comments)

Selkirk-based Internet provider TenTel will today introduce a new offer that cuts the price of their ‘up to’ 17Mbps unlimited and 40GB usage allowance packages in half for the first six months of service. Both packages also require you to take line rental at £15.99 per month, but they only apply a 6 month contract term.

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