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cityfibre urban fibre optic rollout

12th April, 2018 (2 Comments)

A new report created jointly by the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA), UKWISPA and Point Topic has estimated that alternative network ISPs had expanded the reach of FTTP/H/B based “full fibre” ultrafast broadband networks to 998,500 premises at the end of 2017.

vodafone 5g trial and drone

12th April, 2018 (5 Comments)

Mobile operator Vodafone has today claimed a “major milestone in UK telecommunications” by becoming the first in the country to test the new 3.4GHz radio spectrum band on a live 5G network, which ran between Manchester and the company’s HQ in Newbury (Berkshire).

virgin media engineer by van

12th April, 2018 (6 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has announced that their 350Mbps ultrafast broadband and TV network is being extended to cover 11,500 premises in the Rothwell part of Leeds via their £3bn investment under ‘Project Lightning‘, which should complete by the end of 2019.

openreach core fibre optic telecoms cable

12th April, 2018 (27 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has announced that they will NOT attempt to reintroduce a “temporary remedy” for Dark Fibre Access, which would have required BT (Openreach) to provide a restricted form of DFA in the leased line (Ethernet) markets for the period until March 2019. But DFA will be tried again.

london city 2017 uk

12th April, 2018 (1 Comment)

Mobile operator O2 UK and wireless infrastructure developer Arqiva have teamed up to improve 4G and future 5G mobile coverage and network capacity across London by installing up to 300 new small cells. The first sites will go live this summer 2018, with deployment continuing up to 2020.

security of broadband isp routers

12th April, 2018 (1 Comment)

A new survey of 2,205 UK internet users (conducted between 22nd Feb to 22nd March 2018) warns that 82% of respondents have never changed the default admin password for their broadband ISP router and 86% have never updated its firmware. This could make them more vulnerable to hackers.

community fibre trench dig

12th April, 2018 (1 Comment)

Alternative UK ISP Community Fibre appears to be extending their “full fibre” (FTTP/H) broadband network in the London Borough of Wandsworth to include local a business district, as well as council homes, which is being undertaken alongside the local authority, BIID, OLBC etc.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

12th April, 2018 (17 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk has announced that their remaining base of “off-net” TV only (previously Blinkbox) customers, which may also include some broadband and TV subscribers that have not synced accounts, are having their TV service moved over to the third-party Rakuten TV platform.

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