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ISP News Archives for April 2017

 
virgin media coaxial copper cable advertised as fibre optic

4th April, 2017 (49 Comments)

Fans of accurate definitions may be pleased to note that the Advertising Standards Authority has finally agreed to review the often confusing way in which ISPs promote “fibre broadband” packages. This can be applied to both slower hybrid fibre (FTTC) and ultrafast full fibre optic (FTTH/P) services.

boundless_networks_microwave_wireless_broadband

3rd April, 2017 (2 Comments)

UK ISP Boundless Networks has announced that their new Microwave (Radio) based “ultrafast” wireless broadband network is being deployed to cover more areas of Craven in North Yorkshire (England), including Cononley, Silsden and parts of Skipton.

cairngorms national park community broadband map

3rd April, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Board of the Cairngorms National Park Authority has proposed a 5 year plan for the remote rural region of Scotland, which includes a commitment to support the Cairngorms Community Broadband initiative that aims to bring 30Mbps+ broadband to 1,300 isolated premises.

new build appartments

3rd April, 2017 (10 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has confirmed that some 9,877 new housing developments, totalling more than 240,000 new premises across the United Kingdom, are so far set to benefit from new contracts that offer a “free” deployment of ultrafast 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) technology.

kcom engineer on side of building in hull

3rd April, 2017 (0 Comments)

Communications provider KCOM has today confirmed that around 10,000 extra premises in Hull (East Yorkshire) will, between now and the end of June, gain access to their new ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) dominated fibre optic broadband network.

uk region map

3rd April, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Bank of Scotland’s (Halifax, Lloyds) 2017 Rural Quality of Life Survey, which weighs a combination of broadband speeds, health, crime rate, weather, employment, happiness and skills etc. to determine the best rural places in the UK to live, has ranked Scotland’s Orkney Islands at the top.

cityfibre fibre optic development uk

3rd April, 2017 (1 Comment)

Telecoms and broadband companies including BT, Virgin Media and Cityfibre have been named and shamed by the Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire (England) after the local authority highlighted frustration at the rise in “defective” street works, which required the civil works to be re-done.

fibre optic cables on pcb circuit board

1st April, 2017 (6 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has joined forces with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to formally support a new resolution at the United Nations that would require all countries in the world to adopt a single definition for “fibre optic broadband“.

super_connected_babies

1st April, 2017 (4 Comments)

Welsh ISP Spectrum Internet has today announced the launch of their new Superconnected Babies scheme, which is a new initiative that aims to provide superfast broadband connectivity via Fibre-to-the-Pram (FTTPram) technology to 0-3 year old customers.

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