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3rd Nov 2017 (1 Comment)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Bluewave Internet, which tends to focus on the counties of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire in Wales, has announced the acquisition of the TFL broadband network that operates in some of the same areas (this is for an undisclosed sum).

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3rd Nov 2017 (3 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has started a new Proof of Concept (PoC) to test the application of “low level error correction” on new Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC / VDSL2) broadband lines, which they hope could result in fewer customers raising fault reports.

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3rd Nov 2017 (7 Comments)

The Southwark Council for south east London UK has set out a new plan and strategy for improving broadband connectivity in the residential district of Rotherhithe, which has a long history of suffering from slow speeds and generally poor internet service.

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2nd Nov 2017 (47 Comments)

The Government’s Digital Minister, Matt Hancock, has told the Broadband Stakeholder Group 2017 Conference that existing hybrid fibre FTTC services are “not fit for the future” and that they will “strain every sinew” (wrong fibre Matt) to get “full fibre” (FTTP/H) ultrafast broadband rolled out in Britain.

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2nd Nov 2017 (13 Comments)

The BT Group has published their latest results for Q3 2017 (calendar), which saw their retail broadband base add 22K subscribers to total 9,307,000 (up from 19K in Q2 vs 29K in Q1) and this includes 5.285 million “fibre broadband” FTTC/P users (up by 179K vs 170K in Q2 and 211K in Q1).

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2nd Nov 2017 (1 Comment)

The latest Q3 2017 (calendar) results from Virgin Media (Liberty Global) reveal that the operator has expanded their UK cable network to cover another 147,000 premises during the quarter, while broadband subscribers have risen to total 5,080,100 (up by +51.8K in Q3 vs +30.9K in Q2 and +80.7K in Q1).

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1st Nov 2017 (2 Comments)

A new survey of 200 UK businesses, which was commissioned by Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL), has found that 47% are not receiving the broadband speeds promised by their ISP, while 35% have been negatively impacted by slow speeds and 34% suffered significant periods of network downtime.

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1st Nov 2017 (2 Comments)

Budget UK ISP Direct Save Telecom has today launched a new range of consumer packages for standard broadband and superfast “fibre” (FTTC), which they claim will enable them to maintain their position as the “UK’s lowest priced broadband and telecom provider.“

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1st Nov 2017 (4 Comments)

The independent Industrial Strategy Commission has today published their final report, which calls for all UK citizens to be given access to ‘Universal Basic Infrastructure‘ so that everybody can benefit from good quality rail, energy, water, flood defences, broadband and mobile connectivity.

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1st Nov 2017 (18 Comments)

Vodafone UK has today claimed that they intend to “banish data use fears” by reinventing how customers on their Pay Monthly and Pay-As-You-Go 4G Mobile plans consume and pay for their data use. They’ve also improved their insurance plans for Apple iPhone owners.

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1st Nov 2017 (0 Comments)

The internet provider division of high street retailer John Lewis has followed their special offer from August by making a further discount to the price of their superfast “fibre broadband” (FTTC) and phone line rental bundles, which will last for the first 12 months of service.

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1st Nov 2017 (8 Comments)

A new survey conducted by uSwitch.com, which fielded responses from a “nationally representative” sample of 2,002 UK adults, has claimed that 29% of Mobile Phone (2G, 3G and 4G) users suffer from poor or no indoor reception at home. This rises to 50% for those living in rural areas.

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