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4th July, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Government has today introduced their new Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill 2017-19, which among other things sets out the mechanism for supporting their 100% business rates relief on new 5G Mobile and “full-fibre” (FTTH/P) broadband networks (estimated to be worth £60m).

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4th July, 2017 (5 Comments)

The Internet Service Providers Association UK (ISPA) has today published a short-list of people and companies that could win this year’s annual Internet Hero and Internet Villain awards, which will be held at Café de Paris in London’s West End on 13th July 2017.

virgin media fibre optic laying with tom mockridge

4th July, 2017 (2 Comments)

Building a major new ultrafast broadband network isn’t easy and sometimes contractors don’t do the work properly. The latest example of this stems from Virgin Media’s street works in South Ayrshire, some of which have been described by local councillors as “horrendous.”

5G Mobile Wireless Radio Mast

4th July, 2017 (3 Comments)

Wireless infrastructure giant Arqiva has acquired a key slice of 28GHz radio spectrum from business ISP Luminet, which reflects a Region A licence for 2 x 112MHz that covers Central and Greater London. The move will help the company to trial a 5G based fixed wireless broadband network.

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4th July, 2017 (6 Comments)

Alternative network provider County Broadband has contracted the John Henry Group to deploy a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the rural Cambridgeshire village of Broughton, which has for many years been forced to suffer sub-2Mbps ADSL speeds.

video streaming player

4th July, 2017 (4 Comments)

A BBC commissioned ComRes interview of 1,000 adults who are regular viewers of Premier League Football has revealed that 47% have used their broadband connections to stream live matches from pirated sources (e.g. unofficially modified Kodi boxes or “illegal” steaming sites).

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4th July, 2017 (2 Comments)

Telecoms and broadband giant BT has boosted their premium TV credentials today by acquiring the rights to broadcast all of the European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup matches live in the UK and Ireland, which will start from the 2018/19 season and run until at least 2021/22.

b4rn_street_cabinet_on_tractor

4th July, 2017 (18 Comments)

The plucky rural ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which has been deploying their 1Gbps community built and funded fibre optic (FTTP/H) broadband network to remote homes in Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire, has now connected 3270 properties and is expanding into Suffolk and Norfolk.

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