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electric_van_openreach

24th July, 2019 (18 Comments)

Broadband and phone engineers working for Openreach in several parts of the United Kingdom, including Leeds and Birmingham, have begun using 100% electric vans as part of a new trial. Currently 15 vehicles are included in the national pilot and charging points have been installed at various buildings (exchanges, homes etc.).

optical fibre exchange openreach

24th July, 2019 (4 Comments)

ISP BT has picked Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack on Ubuntu – the latter of which is an open source Linux based Operating System (OS) – as a key component of its next generation 5G Core network. Canonical will provide the open source Virtual Infrastructure Manager (VIM) as part of BT’s Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) program.

virgin media coaxial copper cable advertised as fibre optic

24th July, 2019 (10 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority‘s decision to allow slower “part fibre” (hybrid fibre) broadband ISPs to use “fibre” terminology in their broadband adverts is starting to look increasingly silly, particularly now that Ireland has joined a number of other countries by moving to ban such promotions.

telegraph pole high engineer

24th July, 2019 (7 Comments)

Ofcom has announced that they will test a softer approach to UK telecoms regulation on Openreach’s new FTTP broadband Exchange Upgrade trial in Salisbury (Wiltshire), which is testing how the operator will in the future handle a complete migration from copper to “full fibre” lines.

hunslet 82 street cabinets

24th July, 2019 (17 Comments)

Sometimes trying to figure out why a service, which was built a long time ago, hasn’t yet gone live is harder than it should be and that’s particularly true when the operator that did the work (Openreach) claims it doesn’t know the answer either. So begins the unusual saga of Street Cabinet 82 in Hunslet (Middleton, South Leeds).

rs-components_map_broadband_speed

24th July, 2019 (17 Comments)

RS Components have used data from Ofcom’s Connected Nations report to create a new interactive map, which reveals the top 20 UK locations for average fixed line broadband ISP download speeds. Apparently the Cotswolds comes out on top with a speed of 95Mbps, while the City of London is named the slowest on 17.1Mbps.

vodafone 5g antenna

24th July, 2019 (1 Comment)

Mobile operators O2 and Vodafone have today finalised a deal that will extend their existing joint 50:50 network sharing agreement to include 5G mobile active equipment, such as radio antennas, on shared network sites across the UK. But earlier proposals to deliver a “shared, future proof fibre” network have not materialised.

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