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16th Dec 2020 (6 Comments)

Broadband services to hundreds of premises on Westray, which is one of the Orkney Islands in Scotland and is home to a population of around 600 people, have been disrupted after one of BT’s subsea fibre optic cables was damaged. Phone and mobile services are continuing to function (this traffic can be routed via other methods).

16th Dec 2020 (3 Comments)

Broadband ISP Gigaclear has confirmed that more than 10,000 homes and businesses across West Oxfordshire (England) can now access their 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which also reflects the near completion of their state aid funded contract with the West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC).

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16th Dec 2020 (0 Comments)

Wireless broadband ISP Connexin, which recently raised an investment of £80m, has announced that they plan to extend their Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) connectivity across the United Kingdom to support the development of national smart networks and Internet of Things (IoT) devices (e.g. small environment sensors).

16th Dec 2020 (6 Comments)

Several rural communities in mid Devon and west Somerset are gaining access to a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network after UK ISP Technological teamed-up with the Government’s Gigabit Voucher Scheme and the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project on a £350,000 build.

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16th Dec 2020 (9 Comments)

Cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has today revealed that their customers downloaded an extra 2.8GB (GigaBytes) of data per day on average in 2020, and between them, burnt their way through 26,530 PetaBytes (26,530 Million GigaBytes) of data. Yep, it’s been a busy year for internet services, thanks in no small part of COVID-19.

16th Dec 2020 (4 Comments)

A new report from EY has predicted that the United Kingdom will need to increase the pace of its existing “gigabit-capable broadband” rollout by 85% to 10,000+ premises passed per day in order to meet even the recently reduced 2025 coverage target. But a holistic, end-to-end approach, could help by boosting both supply and demand in tandem.

16th Dec 2020 (2 Comments)

The Adur & Worthing Councils have just handed UK business ISP MLL Telecom a 5-year contract to provide them with a managed network service, which will make use of a new Dark Fibre network to support public WiFi, CCTV, Community Safety CCTV for Sussex Police, as well as LPWAN and IoT sensors.

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16th Dec 2020 (2 Comments)

Hull-based UK ISP KCOM, which serves broadband and phone customers across their network in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, has decided to remove all of the data caps from their usage restricted internet access packages (mostly older legacy plans, as “unlimited” is more common) between now and 31st January 2021.

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