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fibre optic cable 4 fiberevolution.com

2nd February, 2017 (0 Comments)

The UK Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) has told the Government that if they wish to boost the roll-out of ultrafast “full fibre” FTTP/H broadband networks then the “most important factor” will be to reduce the high costs and admin burden of existing regulatory barriers (wayleaves etc.).

Vodafone UK 2016

2nd February, 2017 (4 Comments)

The latest Q4 2016 (calendar) results from Vodafone UK reveal that their fixed line broadband base has grown by +16,000 in the quarter (sharply down from +30K in Q3) to total 183,000 customers and outdoor 4G coverage now stands at 97% (Ofcom’s definition). But still no sign of their Pay TV service.

aquiss uk isp

1st February, 2017 (0 Comments)

Shropshire-based ISP Aquiss has announced that their “Family Unlimited Fibre” (FTTC) broadband services are all being offered with 3 months of free service to new customers who order before 28th February 2017, although this doesn’t include phone line rental (optional service).

gigaclear digger and fence

1st February, 2017 (42 Comments)

Over the past week or so Gigaclear’s “ultrafast” fibre optic FTTP broadband network, which is focused on connecting tens of thousands of premises in various rural areas across England, has suffered a string of network outages and Internet connectivity disruption.

BT Mobile SIM

1st February, 2017 (6 Comments)

New customers looking to take one of BTMobile’s SIM Only plans should note that for the next few days the price of their 2GB (now 3GB) and 15GB (now 20GB) plans has been slashed and they’ve also increased the 4G data (Mobile Broadband) allowance on both.

bt_openreach_van

1st February, 2017 (50 Comments)

The lack of a final agreement with Ofcom over Openreach’s future structure and position in the broadband market hasn’t stopped BT from progressing with their own plan for governance change. This has today resulted in the appointment of the network operator’s first “independent” board members.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

1st February, 2017 (5 Comments)

TalkTalk has today published their quarterly trading update (Q4 2016 calendar), which doesn’t reveal a lot but did confirm that their “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) base had grown by +74,000. Sadly overall on-net churn has risen to 1.6% (up from 1.4% at the last report), with -42,000 subscribers lost.

entanet uk

1st February, 2017 (5 Comments)

Communications provider Entanet has warned that Sky Broadband’s recent decision to stop selling broadband to customers with a Minimum Access Line Speed (MALS) of 2Mbps or less (here) is “bad news for consumers” and could end up “stretching the digital divide instead of closing it.”

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