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17th May, 2017 (18 Comments)

Yesterday it was the Labour Party (here) and today it’s the turn of the Liberal Democrats to publish their manifesto for the 2017 General Election, which aims to “ensure that every property in the UK” is provided with an unlimited 30Mbps (6Mbps upload) service by 2022 (plus 2Gbps FTTP?).

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17th May, 2017 (19 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has issued an update on their existing plan to run a “commercial pilot” of Long Reach VDSL (FTTC) broadband technology, which involves around 120 premises across 6 rural locations. The operator claims that if deployed LR-VDSL could bring “fibre” to 99% of the UK by 2020.

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17th May, 2017 (23 Comments)

Customers of broadband cable operator Virgin Media are once again reporting a spike in latency during peak times (typically starting at before 7pm and running until around 11pm), which can cause disruption for latency dependent software / services like fast paced online video games and voice/video calls etc.

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17th May, 2017 (0 Comments)

New customer of TalkTalk Business may be interested to know that the ISP has cut the price of their ADSL2+ and FTTC based broadband and phone line rental packages until 30th June 2017, with the discounts lasting for the first 12 months of service.

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