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13th July, 2017 (1 Comment)

The Internet Service Providers Association UK (ISPA) has tonight named the winners of their 19th annual 2017 Internet industry awards, which once again saw Hyperoptic being crowned as the ‘Best Superfast Broadband‘ ISP and Gigaclear securing the new ‘Best Rural Broadband‘ award.

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13th July, 2017 (12 Comments)

Good news for consumers and ISPs alike. Openreach has today announced that the minimum contract term for their ‘up to’ 40-80Mbps Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC / VDSL2) broadband service is to be cut from 12 months to just 1 month for all services!

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13th July, 2017 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator EE has extended its partnership with supermarket giant Sainsbury’s by announcing a plan to setup 100 new “stores” (700 overall), which will foster some 400 new retail jobs by the end of 2019 and “provide 95% of people with access to an EE store within 20 minutes’ drive.”

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13th July, 2017 (5 Comments)

Ultrafast “full fibre” broadband ISP Gigaclear has won the final Lot 1 contract (Upper CDS) of the Connecting Devon and Somerset project, which will see £10.3m being invested to deploy a 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP/H) network to 6,500 rural premises around Bath and North Somerset.

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13th July, 2017 (4 Comments)

Customers of the Sky owned NOW TV video streaming service will be hit by a price hike of 14.3% on 15th August 2017 when the monthly cost of the provider’s TV Entertainment Pass rises from £6.99 to £7.99. The good news is that NOW TV Combo (Broadband, Phone and TV) users aren’t affected.

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13th July, 2017 (6 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today made an additional 125MHz of radio spectrum available to WiFi networks (Wireless Local Area Networks – WLAN) by introducing support for the 5.8GHz (5725 – 5850MHz) radio spectrum sub-band to deliver faster speeds.

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13th July, 2017 (5 Comments)

Earlier this year Ofcom reached a voluntary agreement over the “legal separation” of BT’s network access division (Openreach). Today the UK telecoms regulator has set out how they intend to monitor and enforce the changes, which will be conducted via a dedicated Openreach Monitoring Unit.

isle of man

13th July, 2017 (1 Comment)

The primary telecoms provider for the Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency), Manx Telecom, has confirmed that they intend to begin the roll-out of a new 1Gbps “ultrafast” Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband network during the second half of 2017 and will boost FTTC speeds to 200Mbps.

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