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Fibrus-Engineers-Near-Telegraph-Pole

17th Jan 2022 (9 Comments)

The £165m state aid supported Project Stratum scheme in Northern Ireland, which is working with UK ISP Fibrus to spread a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network into rural areas, has just re-announced a network expansion that will add another 8,500 premises to the coverage and a big rollout delay.

VXFiber LilaConnect Engineers in Street

17th Jan 2022 (8 Comments)

Network provider LilaConnect, which is a subsidiary of Swedish operator VXFIBER, has just announced that they’ve started to deploy their new “open access” and gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network in the Staffordshire (England) market town of Leek.

BBC_Logo

17th Jan 2022 (117 Comments)

Reports over the weekend appear to have all but confirmed that the UK Government will end the existing BBC TV licence fee from 2027 and replace it with a new funding model, which could include a Netflix style subscription model, government grants, more advertising or possibly a levy or tax on consumer broadband ISP bills etc.

cityfibre trench optical fibre cables

17th Jan 2022 (13 Comments)

CityFibre has today announced that they intend to commit a further £19 million in order to extend their existing £40m rollout of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network in the city of Aberdeen (Scotland), which was one of their very first gigabit city builds.

Connexin Engineer Working Next to Van

17th Jan 2022 (4 Comments)

Well, that didn’t take long! Broadband ISP Connexin, which at the end of last year started work on their £80m project to build a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to unseat KCOM’s “broadband monopoly” in Hull and East Yorkshire (here and here), has now connected their first customer.

kcom van with ladder on top

17th Jan 2022 (6 Comments)

UK ISP KCOM, which has so far built a Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover 250,000 premises across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in England (here), has made the hugely positive decision to scrap their contractual CPI + 3.9% price rise for this year to help customers facing the cost of living crisis.

New home being built with bricks on white background

17th Jan 2022 (7 Comments)

The MD of UK ISP VISPA, James Ormerod, has announced that they’ve “stopped accepting new orders” for broadband and phone services supplied on Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) infrastructure that has been deployed by British Fibre Networks (i4 Technology Group) due, seemingly, to a lack of “support” and other “issues”.

BT-Smart-Hub-3-Mockup-Based-on-Hybrid-Connect-Kit

17th Jan 2022 (29 Comments)

Various sources have informed ISPreview.co.uk that broadband ISP BT is currently expected, barring any further delays, to launch their new Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) supporting Smart Hub 3 (SH3) router around July 2022. The new kit will also be accompanied by an updated Complete Wi-Fi 2 (CWF2) mesh system.

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