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Lebara mobile uk

29th June, 2022 (28 Comments)

Mobile network operator Lebara, which harnesses Vodafone’s Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) platform, has begun contacting their existing customers to inform them that they’ve finally started rolling out two popular service features – Wi-Fi Calling and 4G Calling (VoLTE).

Digital-Connectivity-Forum-Image

29th June, 2022 (1 Comment)

The Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), which is a think-tank that advises the UK Government on various related areas of telecommunications policy, is no more and has been replaced by the Digital Connectivity Forum (DCF). The new group touts a “redefined mission and vision” that has been crafted with industry stakeholders.

disconnected internet broadband

29th June, 2022 (7 Comments)

A new Opinium survey of 4,000 UK adults, which was commissioned by Uswitch, has claimed that almost 11 million consumers experienced “broadband outages” of 3 or more hours over the last year – stopping 16% of respondents from doing their work at home. As a result, the economy took a £1.28bn hit due to outages.

wessex internet fibre team in field tractor

28th June, 2022 (1 Comment)

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has announced that their existing full fibre broadband rollout contract with rural UK ISP Wessex Internet is to be extended, which will see a further 1,110 homes and businesses in South Somerset gaining access to their gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network.

Zzoomm-Engineer-Outside-Street-Cabinet

28th June, 2022 (0 Comments)

Broadband ISP Zzoomm, which is busy building a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to reach 1 million UK premises in 85 towns by the end of 2025, has been awarded the Silver ERS (Employment Recognition Scheme) award on National Reserves Day 2022 to recognise them as a forces-friendly (army etc.) employer.

28th June, 2022 (2 Comments)

The shortage of skilled UK fibre broadband engineers is quite a well-known problem, which has resulted in a number of network buildings and ISPs establishing their own training centres. CityFibre has now moved to do the same in South Yorkshire, which is being done in co-operation with civil engineering partner O’Connor Utilities.

EE-Smart-Hub-2-Router-and-WiFi-Repeater-Dish

28th June, 2022 (14 Comments)

New customers of UK ISP and mobile operator EE, specifically those taking out one of their fibre-based home broadband packages (FTTC, G.fast or FTTP), can now benefit from an additional discount that offers the first three months of service at half-price (sale ends 7th July 2022).

Three-UK-Red-SIM-Card

28th June, 2022 (10 Comments)

A new survey of over 1,000 British Micro and SME businesses, which was commissioned by Three UK, has warned that such firms (i.e. those who provide their employees with work phones) are losing out on an average of 1 hour of working time per employee per week due to poor connecting – costing them £18.77bn a year.

gnetwork fttp trench

28th June, 2022 (4 Comments)

London-focused gigabit-broadband builder and ISP G.Network has signed a master wayleave agreement (legal land / property access) with one of the UK’s largest housing associations, London and Quadrant (L&Q), which will enable their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to reach tens of thousands more premises.

BT Home Essentials

27th June, 2022 (6 Comments)

UK ISP BT has this afternoon announced that their low-cost home broadband social tariffs – ‘Home Essentials‘ – are also being made available to thousands of additional households, often alongside the inclusion of free laptops.

big ben uk parliament

27th June, 2022 (5 Comments)

The UK Government has today confirmed that the country’s biggest broadband and mobile providers have agreed to a raft of “new commitments“, which are designed to help people who may be struggling with the cost-of-living. But many of the pledges sound like those we’ve seen before, during the pandemic.

27th June, 2022 (2 Comments)

The Welsh Government has just shared a Q1 2022 progress update on their £52.5m Phase 2 Superfast Cymru contract with BT (Openreach), which confirms that 29,959 extra premises (up from 25,855 in Q4 2021) have now gained access to their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network.

Old footbridge and traditional Cotswold cottages, Bibury, England, UK.

27th June, 2022 (4 Comments)

A recent study by researchers at Lancaster University has found that 28% of the population in rural North West England are not confident in completing key tasks online (e.g. applying for jobs) and 19% found either their PC, broadband, smartphone or mobile data unaffordable – rising to 36% among households with an income of under £20k.

airband fttp build van

27th June, 2022 (5 Comments)

The village of Northleigh in East Devon (England) now stands a good chance of being completely covered by a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network after UK ISP Airband, which held a state aid supported contract to build in the area, de-scoped the community from its wider plans.

virgin_tv_360

27th June, 2022 (9 Comments)

New customers looking to take one of Virgin Media‘s (VMO2) top broadband and Pay TV bundles, specifically their’ Bigger + Sports’, ‘Bigger + Movies’ or ‘Ultimate Volt’ bundles, may like to know that – for three days only – they’ll come with a 43″ LG 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (worth £479.99) at no extra cost or £200 bill credit.

spying on uk ISP internet traffic

27th June, 2022 (56 Comments)

The UK Home Office and the National Crime Agency (NCA) appear to be making progress on the development of a new internet snooping system and database, which could soon require broadband ISPs and mobile operators to provide various agencies with access to view a log of your online activity.

25th June, 2022 (23 Comments)

We’ve today taken our biannual (H1 2022) look back to see how the UK’s average broadband download and upload speeds have changed across the fastest nationally available fixed line ISPs and mobile operators. Suffice to say, the growing availability of gigabit-capable fixed and 5G networks is having a real impact.

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    Speed 36Mbps, Unlimited
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    Speed 38Mbps, Unlimited
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