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3rd Mar 2020 (16 Comments)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has found that 9 OECD countries out of 37 in total now have high-speed “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband making up 50% or more of their fixed internet connections, although sadly the UK is near the bottom of this table. But we’re growing fast.

3rd Mar 2020 (7 Comments)

The mobile division of Supermarket giant Tesco (Tesco Mobile) has today become the latest operator to launch plans based off the new ultrafast 5G network technology, which is initially available in busy parts of 24 cities across the United Kingdom. Prices start from just £15 per month for a SIM Only plan.

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3rd Mar 2020 (19 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has notified us that the full commercial launch of their new “stand-alone broadband” product for UK ISPs – Single Order Generic Ethernet Access (SOGEA) – has officially started, which they said “marks the beginning of the end” for the old analogue telephone network (known to most as the “landline” phone service).

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3rd Mar 2020 (14 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has today announced that they’ve awarded a series of new regional build contracts for their gigabit-capable broadband and TV network to 6 national partners (worth £500m per year). On top of that they’ve also brought more than 700 customer-facing engineers back in-house to improve customer service.

3rd Mar 2020 (4 Comments)

Hampshire-based broadband ISP Onestream, which launched in 2016 and sells a range of affordable ADSL2+ and FTTC based bundles to consumers, has appointed the former COO of Mobile Phones Direct, James Carr, to be its new CEO. The provider now aspires to become the country’s “largest independent ISP.”

3rd Mar 2020 (2 Comments)

SSEEnterprise Telecoms (SSEET), which manages a large fibre optic network that runs across the United Kingdom, has launched a new independently chaired Technical User Group (TUG) that aims to bring together 5 of the country’s top water companies to help “improve nationwide connectivity“, as well as reduce pollution and flooding.

3rd Mar 2020 (10 Comments)

Customers of Sky’s (Comcast / Sky Broadband) TV service will be pleased to know that the Pay TV and broadband ISP giant have officially agreed to a new multi-year deal, which will make Disney+ content available for purchase in the UK and Ireland on Sky Q (this will then be followed by NOW TV in the “coming months“).

3rd Mar 2020 (11 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 has today announced that it aims to become the UK’s “first net zero mobile network.” As part of that they’ve pledged to remove carbon emissions from their entire business and network by the end of 2025, whilst also working with supply chain partners (e.g. Smartphone makers) to cut emissions by 30%.

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March 2020
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