Home » UK ISP News Archive » Article Tag: Openreach (1089 Posts)
Sponsored
You are viewing a news and article archive for the Openreach tag (category), where older items are stored for readers to access and view.
 

Articles for Category Tag - Openreach

 
telephone united kingdom communications

19th April, 2018 (11 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has this week announced that they will next month begin consulting UK ISPs on the process and timeline for withdrawing their Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) service by 2025, which underpins a lot of traditional copper telephone lines (PSTN / POTS).

scotland broadband map uk project split

17th April, 2018 (9 Comments)

The Scottish Government has today announced that 95.5% of homes and businesses across Scotland should be able to order a “high speed fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) based internet line, although this figure drops to just 92.7% when considering those able to access “superfast broadband” speeds of 24Mbps+.

openreach_fttc_street_engineer_female

16th April, 2018 (40 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced that they intend to conduct a new Proof of Concept (PoC) to test the impact of applying Seamless Rate Adaption (SRA) to their 40-80Mbps capable VDSL2 based Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) broadband lines, which could help to keep such lines stable.

openreach core fibre optic telecoms cable

12th April, 2018 (27 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has announced that they will NOT attempt to reintroduce a “temporary remedy” for Dark Fibre Access, which would have required BT (Openreach) to provide a restricted form of DFA in the leased line (Ethernet) markets for the period until March 2019. But DFA will be tried again.

long reach vdsl broadband trial at street cabinet

11th April, 2018 (39 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has confirmed that they will imminently begin withdrawing their Long Reach VDSL (LR-VDSL) broadband technology trial from several deployments across the UK, which at one point had been touted as way of helping to deliver on the government’s 10Mbps broadband USO.

bt old street cabinet vs fttc cabinet

10th April, 2018 (43 Comments)

A new study has estimated that around 4.1% of premises in the United Kingdom are likely to be affected by full to capacity FTTC (VDSL2) based “fibre broadband” street cabinets on Openreach’s (BT) network, which is up from 3% last year. Related premises may be unable to order the faster ISP service.

talktalk business logo 2017

9th April, 2018 (44 Comments)

The business division of residential ISP TalkTalk, which is naturally called TalkTalk Business, has announced that they’ve started a trial of 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre G.fast broadband technology for Wholesale and Partner customers. The commercial launch will then follow sometime this “summer“.

united kingdom black coloured high res

9th April, 2018 (16 Comments)

An independent model has estimated that the coverage of fixed “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) services across the United Kingdom has grown slightly from 94.7% in December 2017 (here) to 95.1% at the end of March 2018, with most of the increase being fuelled by publicly funded projects.

helicopter openreach ethernet to mast install

30th March, 2018 (8 Comments)

Today high speed Ethernet lines supply capacity for everything from your broadband ISP connection to cash machines and delivering them can be difficult. So much so that Openreach’s (BT) Kevin Murphy has warned that some of Ofcom’s key performance targets may be “operationally unachievable.“

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

29th March, 2018 (1 Comment)

Several local authorities in England, including Staffordshire, Devon and Somerset, have begun to consult on the next phase of their respective projects for expanding the coverage of “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) services. Thousands more premises and some FTTP is on the cards.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

28th March, 2018 (11 Comments)

Ofcom has today published a final statement on their recent UK Wholesale Local Access Market Review (WLAMR), which is broadly unchanged from last month’s major announcement (here) but there has been a tweak to wholesale FTTC “fibre broadband” pricing for UK ISPs.

10Mbps UK Broadband USO

28th March, 2018 (20 Comments)

As promised the Government has today set out their chosen design for the new Universal Service Obligation (USO), which pledges to give everybody in the United Kingdom the “legal right” to request a 10Mbps+ capable “high speed broadband” connection from 2020, but challenges remain.

scotland r100 suppliers leak

22nd March, 2018 (8 Comments)

A meeting of the UK Wireless Internet Service Providers Association has named the four suppliers that are bidding on Scotland’s R100 project, which aspires to make “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) available to 100% of the country by the end of 2021 (March 2022 as a financial year).

bt tower 624px

19th March, 2018 (18 Comments)

The Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) and BT have reached a deal to close the operator’s defined benefit pension scheme (BTPS), which should avoid the possibility of a UK strike and help to plug the growing pension deficit (£7bn at the last review, with some warning it could hit £14bn).

openreach uk engineering team

15th March, 2018 (15 Comments)

As first hinted in February (here), Openreach (BT) has today confirmed that they will hire 3,500 new trainee engineers over the next 12 months. The recruits are needed to help the operator deliver on its promise to make 1Gbps capable FTTP “full fibre” broadband available to 3 million premises by 2020.

bt openreach fibre optic cable install

14th March, 2018 (55 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has issued a new notice to ISPs that sell their Gigabit capable FTTP on Demand broadband product, which reminds them of how “FoD capacity” will continue to be “constrained” by an “industry-wide operational capacity of 20 FoD orders per calendar month.”

schools_broadband

13th March, 2018 (6 Comments)

A specialist ISP for the UK education market, Schools Broadband, has invited schools to beta test their new 330Mbps G.fast based ultrafast broadband service. Participants can expect a free installation and free no-obligation service for 1 year (includes DfE compliant web filtering and network security).

Page 1 of 65123Last »
 Cheapest Superfast Broadband ISPs
  • Hyperoptic £17.00 (*22.00)
    Up to 30Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: 10% Off Code APRILEXTRA10
  • Vodafone £21.00 (*23.00)
    Up to 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Plusnet £24.99 (*34.98)
    Up to 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • TalkTalk £25.00
    Up to 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • NOW TV £25.00 (*35.99)
    Up to 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
Prices inc. Line Rental | Compare More ISPs
Promotion
Poll
*Javascript must be ON to vote*
New Forum Topics
Helpful ISP Guides and Tips
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
Promotion
The Top 20 Category Tags
  1. BT (2106)
  2. FTTP (1471)
  3. Broadband Delivery UK (1407)
  4. FTTC (1366)
  5. Openreach (1089)
  6. Politics (1086)
  7. Business (988)
  8. Statistics (872)
  9. Fibre Optic (811)
  10. Mobile Broadband (790)
  11. Wireless Internet (730)
  12. Ofcom Regulation (728)
  13. 4G (679)
  14. Virgin Media (659)
  15. FTTH (650)
  16. Sky Broadband (505)
  17. TalkTalk (479)
  18. EE (439)
  19. Security (343)
  20. Vodafone (330)
Sponsored

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms  ,  Privacy and Cookie Policy  ,  Links  ,  Website Rules