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City of london square mile united kingdom

28th February, 2017 (0 Comments)

The City of London Corporation (CoLC) has today announced that some 7,500+ residents in 12 central London housing estates will in the near future gain “affordable” access to ultrafast fibre optic broadband speeds, which is provided they can attract some viable bids from ISPs.

staffordshire community fibre fund

28th February, 2017 (2 Comments)

The Staffordshire County Council has established a new £400,000 Community Fibre Partnership Support Fund (CFPSF), which aims to help remote rural communities to raise enough investment to get a “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network installed by Openreach (BT).

virgin media fibre optic spades

28th February, 2017 (5 Comments)

Cable and fibre optic provider Virgin Media has announced that an additional 38,000 homes and businesses in the city of Edinburgh (Scotland) will soon be put within reach of their 300Mbps capable broadband and TV services, which forms part of their £3bn ‘Project Lightning’ network expansion.

satellite dish eutelsat

28th February, 2017 (9 Comments)

Satellite operator Eutelsat, which supplies a number of broadband ISPs in the UK (Europasat, Freedomsat, Avonline etc.), has announced a new range of business products that will boost download speeds up to 30Mbps and offer data allowances of up to 500GB.

cityfibre uk

28th February, 2017 (0 Comments)

Fibre optic network developer Cityfibre has today announced the appointment of Christopher Michael Renwick Stone (aged 54) to become the company’s new Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Chris is currently a Non-Executive Director (formerly CEO) of Radius Worldwide.

telephone warning uk

28th February, 2017 (17 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s national telecoms regulator has told BT to slash the cost of their line rental service by “at least” £5 per month for landline-only customers, which would affect more than 2 million of the operators’ customers (i.e. those who don’t take line rental as part of a BT Broadband bundle).

call_flow_street_cabinet_slu_fttc

28th February, 2017 (0 Comments)

Alternative network ISP Call Flow Solutions has completed another expansion of their ‘up to’ 100Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC / VDSL2) based broadband network in Kent, which now includes an extra 700 premises in parts of rural Fairseat and Stansted.

superfast_broadband_meter

28th February, 2017 (4 Comments)

A new online survey of 1,970 ISPreview.co.uk readers has found that 41.9% haven’t switched ISP in the past 5 years. Meanwhile 46% have a “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) service but 29.6% of those aren’t happy with its speed and others can’t get the service due to issues of cost, desire or availability.

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