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ISP News Archives for July 2017

 
Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

31st Jul 2017 (0 Comments)

Subscribers to Virgin Media’s UK cable broadband bundles have told ISPreview.co.uk that the provider’s retentions / support department is warning of an incoming price change next month, with some customers being expected to pay around +£3 more for their current package.

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31st Jul 2017 (0 Comments)

The Superfast Dorset programme in central southern England has launched a new ‘Community Broadband Fund’, which offers a maximum of £1,500 per eligible premise to help properties in poorly served areas get access to a “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) connection.

10Mbps broadband uk uso usc

30th Jul 2017 (50 Comments)

After a lot of negotiation the Government and BT have today proposed a deal that could see the operator fund a new Universal Service Obligation (USO), which will aim to ensure that everybody can request a broadband download speed of at least 10Mbps by 2020. Now for the caveats.

rural broadband and river scene

29th Jul 2017 (5 Comments)

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) has today announced that an additional £30 million of public investment is being allocated to help rural areas build new 30Mbps+ capable superfast broadband networks in areas where such services are not currently available or planned.

broadband infrastructure group big uk

29th Jul 2017 (35 Comments)

Grant Shapps’s (MP) cross-party British Infrastructure Group, which is supported by 57 MPs, has published its latest Broadbad 2.0 report, which among other things calls for consumers in the United Kingdom to be compensated for sub-10Mbps broadband speeds. Sadly it also makes some mistakes.

5G Mobile Wireless Radio Mast

28th Jul 2017 (1 Comment)

The UK telecoms regulator has launched a Call for Inputs that seeks feedback on their proposal to harness the 26GHz radio spectrum band for future 5G based fixed wireless and Mobile Broadband technologies. Ofcom has also confirmed their intention to use the 3.6GHz to 3.8GHz band.

satellite internet transmission dish

28th Jul 2017 (8 Comments)

In an interesting twist Satellite Solutions Worldwide, which owns the UK and Pan-European Satellite ISP Europasat, has acquired rural fixed wireless broadband provider Quickline for an initial consideration of £5 million (£3m cash and £2m shares). A further £2 million is also be invested to grow the business.

BT HQ UK Building Logo

28th Jul 2017 (0 Comments)

After a chaotic start to the year BT has today published their latest report for Q2 2017 (calendar), which saw their retail broadband base reach a total of 9,286,000 subscribers (up by 19K vs 29K in Q1) and this includes 5.1 million “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) users (up 170K vs 211K in Q1).

hyperoptic big building fttp fttb install

28th Jul 2017 (12 Comments)

Ultrafast fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has announced that their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/B) broadband network, which is available across parts of 28 UK cities and towns, now covers 350,000 homes and they’ve raised another £100m to boost the roll-out. Next stop.. 5 million homes by 2025!

piracy uk illegal internet download

27th Jul 2017 (11 Comments)

The English Premier League has won a new High Court Order in London this week that will require broadband ISPs in the United Kingdom to block servers that are hosting “illegal streams” of its football matches, specifically those involving the entire 2017/18 Premier League season.

scotland broadband map uk project split

27th Jul 2017 (1 Comment)

The Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has commissioned consultancy firm ekosgen to conduct a review of their Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) initiative, which has been running for five years and provides public investment to help setup new broadband networks in very remote rural areas.

cityfibre urban fibre optic rollout

27th Jul 2017 (1 Comment)

Fibre optic developer Cityfibre has today announced that they’re teaming up with internet service provider NGC Networks in order to support a 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) based broadband and Ethernet network in the West Yorkshire city of Wakefield.

mobile mast in a city uk at dusk

27th Jul 2017 (4 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today proposed to free up an extra 20MHz notch of radio spectrum in the 5.8GHz band, which is currently used for road tolling systems, so that it can be harnessed to boost the speed of existing outdoor Broadband Fixed Wireless Access (BFWA) providers.

b4rn fibre optic cable rolls

27th Jul 2017 (1 Comment)

The B4RN for Casterton project has completed the primary roll-out of their 1Gbps community built and funded fibre optic (FTTP/H) broadband network to the rural Cumbria village of Casterton and several surrounding areas, which was supported by £91,700 of local funding.

mobile mast red vector uk

27th Jul 2017 (2 Comments)

The latest H1 2017 report from RootMetrics has revealed the 4G mobile performance and availability of O2, Three UK, Vodafone and EE across England, Wales, Scotland and N.Ireland. Overall EE takes the crown for Mobile Broadband speed and coverage, while Three UK won for reliability and calls.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

27th Jul 2017 (1 Comment)

Sky UK and Ireland (Sky Broadband) has today reported their results for the first half of 2017, which completely hides their broadband subscriber figures from public view (usually a bad sign) but does at least report that take-up of their FTTC based “fibre broadband” service has increased to 27%.

5g itu

26th Jul 2017 (0 Comments)

Wireless infrastructure builder Arqiva and Samsung have confirmed that London’s first trial of an ultrafast 5G based Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband network, which uses the 28GHz millimetre wave radio spectrum band to offer multi-Gigabit speeds, has gone live in London.

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