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21st Jan 2020 (7 Comments)

Openreach’s (BT) commercial roll-out of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network in Northern Ireland has grown its reach to more than 260,000 premises, which has helped the region to push overall “full fibre” coverage to over 35% (here) and they claim that 40% will be achieved by March 2020.

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21st Jan 2020 (0 Comments)

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued its annual update on Ofcom’s progress toward tackling the “loyalty penalty” in UK broadband ISP and mobile services, which can result in existing customers paying “significantly more” than new ones. Overall the progress has been good, but not all operators are playing ball.

21st Jan 2020 (17 Comments)

Libert Global is progressing their plans to launch a new “full fibre” broadband network – Liberty Networks – that will be independent of their existing Virgin Media brand in the United Kingdom. The cable giant has just put in a related application for Code Powers with Ofcom, which usually happens before a roll-out begins.

21st Jan 2020 (23 Comments)

UK ISP Zzoomm, which has an ambition to cover 1 million homes with a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network by the end of 2025 (here), has today put its new service live for homes to join its network in the Oxfordshire town of Henley-on-Thames.

21st Jan 2020 (7 Comments)

A new study from Cable.co.uk has examined 3,095 fixed broadband ISP packages from 206 countries to create a global pricing comparison, which reveals that the UK ranks just 71st cheapest overall with an average monthly cost of $35.71 (£27.45) and we drop to 82nd when ranked by average cost per megabit of speed ($1.07).

21st Jan 2020 (24 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk has today confirmed that their wholesale full fibre (FTTH) broadband network sibling – FibreNation – has been sold to the Goldman Sachs backed Cityfibre for £200m cash. In response Cityfibre has increased their fibre optic roll-out plan from 5 million UK premises by 2025 to 8 million.

21st Jan 2020 (9 Comments)

The CEO of BT Group, Philip Jansen, has proposed a new framework, which could see builders of “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband ISP networks working together in the final 20-30% of hardest to reach premises to maximise coverage, such as by avoiding overbuild in areas that can’t support multiple networks and sharing access.

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January 2020
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  3. Politics (2537)
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  6. Building Digital UK (2244)
  7. FTTC (2043)
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  9. Statistics (1788)
  10. 4G (1664)
  11. Virgin Media (1619)
  12. Ofcom Regulation (1461)
  13. Fibre Optic (1395)
  14. Wireless Internet (1389)
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