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ISP News Archives for December 2017

 
london internet exchange linx

14th Dec 2017 (2 Comments)

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), which provide a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform that is home to 780 members (connecting from over 77 countries worldwide), has hit a new maximum traffic peak on their public peering LANs of 4Tbps (Terabits per second).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

14th Dec 2017 (2 Comments)

The British economist and former Chairman of Channel 4, Lord Burns (Terence Burns), has today officially been named as the new chairman of telecoms and media regulator Ofcom. Lord Burns will take up the position on 1st January 2018 after Dame Patricia Hodgson steps down.

ee uk logo

14th Dec 2017 (0 Comments)

Customers of EE’s business broadband packages will have to go back to the old fashioned analogue way of paper record keeping after the ISP decided to take their online portal for the service offline until July 2018, which they claim is necessary in order to make unspecified “technical improvements.”

cityfibre_northampton_dig

14th Dec 2017 (1 Comment)

As expected Cityfibre has today signed a new £1.7 million contract that will extend their existing fibre optic based Public Service Network (PSN) in the city of Aberdeen (Scotland) by approximately 17km, which should reach an additional 57 public sector locations.

b4rn east anglia network building and spade

14th Dec 2017 (5 Comments)

The recently formed B4RN East Anglia (B4RNorfolk) ISP has this week gathered a group of volunteers to help mark the official start of construction on their new community built and funded 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network for rural Norfolk and Suffolk (England).

internet service providers association uk

13th Dec 2017 (1 Comment)

The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has this afternoon begun the hunt for next year’s UK ISP industry award finalists, which covers various familiar categories (e.g. Best Rural Broadband Provider) and some new ones (e.g. The Best Project or Partnership).

fibre broadband is here cabinet

13th Dec 2017 (9 Comments)

The state aid supported Better Broadband for Oxfordshire partnership with Openreach (BT) has today claimed to have successfully completed their Phase 2 contract by helping to extend “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) connectivity to cover 95%+ of the county by the end of 2017 as planned.

aaisp_wet_string_ftw

13th Dec 2017 (22 Comments)

The engineers at AAISP (Andrews and Arnold) look to have become contenders for the oddball experiment of the day award after they successfully made an ADSL based broadband connection “work” over 2 metres of wet string (at the surprisingly quick pace of 3.5Mbps), as opposed to the usual metallic wiring.

wireless mobile network operator uk mast and spectrum

13th Dec 2017 (0 Comments)

The crowd-sourced data experts from Tutela Technologies have kindly furnished ISPreview with some new data that reveals the ‘Average Subscriber Time on 4G‘ across different parts of the United Kingdom and how 3G and 4G data speeds are impacted at different times of the day (split by operator).

boundless_networks

12th Dec 2017 (1 Comment)

In an interesting development fixed wireless ISP Boundless Networks has today won approval registered to become a supplier for the Government’s Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, which is being supported by the £200m Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) programme.

vodafone uk 2017 mobile sim logo

12th Dec 2017 (0 Comments)

Vodafone’s move earlier this year to introduce a new Mobile roaming charge for UK customers travelling in 60 countries outside of the EU (£5 a day on Pay Monthly plans) left some light users out of pocket, but Ofcom has now encouraged the operator to do more to tackle this.

three uk mobile broadband

12th Dec 2017 (10 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has expanded the availability of their ‘Feel At Home‘ service (i.e. no extra charges while roaming around other countries) to a further 11 destinations including Chile, Colombia and Costa Rica among others. A total of 71 destinations are now covered.

openreach_gfast_pod_and_engineer

12th Dec 2017 (17 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced a new Proof of Concept (PoC) for their rollout of G.fast based “ultrafast broadband” (100Mbps+) services, which will see them offering to carry ISP Customer Premises Equipment (e.g. routers and modems) on their vehicles in order to help improve service delivery.

rfbenchmark_mobile_download_speed_eu

12th Dec 2017 (0 Comments)

A new batch of crowd-sourced data from RFBenchmark compares European countries by their Mobile Broadband (3G / 4G) performance. Overall the UK appears to trail most other countries with an average download of 11.9Mbps (4.2Mbps upload) and network latency of 108 milliseconds.

aylesbury-vale-farmer-digging

12th Dec 2017 (12 Comments)

The Aylesbury Vale District Council in Buckinghamshire (England, UK) has agreed to conduct an independent inquiry into the controversial Aylesbury Vale Broadband project, which was setup by the council to roll-out an ultrafast rural “full fibre” (FTTH) network but has since run into difficulties.

virgin media engineers observed by ofcom

11th Dec 2017 (6 Comments)

Some 9,000 homes and businesses in the new Tyne and Wear (England) based town of Washington will be the next to benefit from Virgin Media’s £3bn Project Lighting network expansion, which aims to complete its local deployment by the end of 2019.

here_east_campus

11th Dec 2017 (0 Comments)

Tenants (commercial and retail businesses) of the 1.2 million square feet Here East campus, which is based at the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London UK, can now access broadband and Ethernet speeds of ‘up to’ 1Gbps via WiFi and fibre optic connectivity within 5 working days.

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