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25th September, 2012 (124 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages the access and development of BT’s national UK telecoms network, has today published the next batch of 163 telephone exchanges for its £2.5bn roll out of 80Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) and 330Mbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based superfast broadband ISP technology.

bt rural fibre broadband cabinet uk

21st September, 2012 (4 Comments)

Ofcom has approved BTOpenreach’s request to extend a connection price discount for its superfast broadband (FTTC) lines by two months, which cut the one-off cost from £80 to just £30 +vat when taken alongside a new phone line (WLR or MPF). Sadly only ISP customers in certain parts of England (UK) will benefit.

fttc uk broadband cabinets

10th September, 2012 (3 Comments)

The Local Government Association (LGA), which claims to be the national voice of councils across the United Kingdom, has warned that last week’s newly proposed measures to boost the roll-out of superfast broadband services by relaxing planning rules will result in a “significant erosion of people’s ability to influence their local environment“.

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8th September, 2012 (34 Comments)

BTOpenreach has apologised after some of its engineers were left unable to perform the Home Wiring Solution as part of their superfast broadband (FTTC and FTTP) installations because ISPs had incorrectly assumed that they no longer needed to give specific authorisation for it.

fibre optic cable trench uk

7th September, 2012 (16 Comments)

The UK government’s new Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt Maria Miller MP, has announced plans to “fast-track” the roll-out of superfast broadband (25Mbps+) services around the country by resolving “unnecessary bureaucracy” in the current planning system. However the proposals are nothing new.

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7th September, 2012 (0 Comments)

BTOpenreach has announced that its proof of concept trial, which uses a new system to proactively notify broadband ISPs and phone operators about Major Service Outage’s (MSO) on BT’s UK telecoms network (e.g. such as those caused by cable theft or damage), will soon be extended nationwide.

bt openreach uk engineers van

6th September, 2012 (23 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which is responsible for managing access to BT’s UK telecoms network, has responded to our recent concerns about the delays affecting installation of new broadband and phone services. The operator asks customers to “bear with us” and warns that lead times are expected to remain higher “for some months to come“.

bt superfast broadband cabinet uk installation

4th September, 2012 (15 Comments)

Consumers requesting the installation of a new broadband and or phone service from their ISP are in some cases being left to wait for several months after BTOpenreach, which is responsible for managing access to BT’s national UK telecoms network, was hit by a spate of problems over the summer months.

internet law uk

25th August, 2012 (5 Comments)

The Competition Commission (CC) is to investigate Ofcom’s March 2012 decision to cut the annual price of BT’s Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) and Unbundled (LLU) broadband and telephone lines for rival ISPs, such as TalkTalk and Sky Broadband.

uk fibre optic fttc cable

25th August, 2012 (0 Comments)

Communications provider Daisy Wholesale has joined the first pilot of FTTP-On-Demand technology, which allows BT to deploy “ultra-fast” 330Mbps (Megabits) capable fibre optic broadband ISP speeds over their existing and slower FTTC lines (due to cover 66% of the UK by the end of 2014).

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24th August, 2012 (4 Comments)

A resident of Midhurst in West Sussex (England) has won a battle to have the location of BT’s new superfast broadband (FTTC) cabinet moved from Chichester Road after complaining that it was directly outside their window and obstructed pavement access for wheelchair users.

bt rural fibre broadband cabinet uk

24th August, 2012 (1 Comment)

BTOpenreach has proposed to extend a special offer, which slashed the £80 +vat one-off connection fee for new superfast broadband (FTTC or FTTP) lines down to just £30, for another two months. But there’s a catch, the extended offer would only be available to “specific geographies” around England.

bt openreach uk engineer

24th August, 2012 (9 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which is responsible for managing access to and building BT’s national UK telecoms network, has announced plans to recruit 400 new engineers. The new staff will hopefully help to tackle delayed installations and boost the roll-out of its superfast broadband (e.g. FTTC) ISP services.

fibre optic ultrafast broadband uk

20th August, 2012 (29 Comments)

The government’s Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, has today said that he wants the UK to have not only the “best” but also now the “fastest broadband of any major European country by 2015” and to extend its coverage beyond the current 90% (population) target. So what’s new?

bt wholesale uk

20th August, 2012 (7 Comments)

BTWholesale has furnished ISPreview.co.uk with its latest “advanced copper” enablement update for August 2012, which reveals that their 20Mbps (ADSL2+) capable Wholesale Broadband Connect (WBC) / 21CN platform is now available to 85% of UK premises (homes and businesses) and is still expanding.

bt openreach logo uk

10th August, 2012 (0 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national UK telecoms network, has set a date for the introduction of its new Cancel Other Expedite (COE) process. This is designed to help consumers switch phone and or broadband providers when their old ISP “misuses” the current Cancel Other process to prevent a migration.

bt openreach uk engineer

7th August, 2012 (19 Comments)

The base module price of having your ISP call out a BTOpenreach engineer to investigate and potentially fix a broadband fault (Special Faults Investigation 2) on your ADSL telephone line (i.e. IPstream Connect) will increase from £95 +vat to £125 +vat next month.

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