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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.

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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.

aaisp uk

7th August, 2012 (4 Comments)

The Director of UK ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP), Adrian Kennard, has warned that the recent focus upon improving the country’s broadband ISP speeds risk neglecting the need for more affordable back-haul capacity to support the new generation of superfast internet access services.

polperro cornwall uk

6th August, 2012 (2 Comments)

The coastal fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall (England, UK), which has so far been unable to benefit from the massive £132 Million “Big Build” scheme to roll-out BT’s superfast broadband services around the region (here), has finally found a solution after the local Methodist Church stepped in to help.

aaisp uk

18th July, 2012 (12 Comments)

The often outspoken boss of business ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP), Adrian Kennard, has criticised BTOpenreach’s engineers today for trying to sell one of its customers a BT-Infinity (FTTC) HomeHub3 router while being paid to fix a separate problem and sometimes refusing to fix faults unless one is present.

bt fttc fttp fibre optic broadband cabinet uk

17th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

The Tendring District Council (TDC) in Essex (UK) has reached an agreement with BT that will see the operator expand its existing coverage of superfast broadband (FTTC) services to include the rural villages of Kirby-le-Soken, Kirby Cross and Great Holland via three new and previously unplanned street cabinets.

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12th July, 2012 (82 Comments)

Some 60 residents in the Derbyshire UK town of Ripley have handed a petition to BTOpenreach that calls for one of its new superfast broadband (FTTC) street cabinets, which is placed on a corner at the very end of Leamington Street, to be moved because, they claim, it could cause a potentially fatal car crash.

bt wholesale uk

10th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

BTWholesale has advised that consumers whom attempt to switch their broadband service from a Sub-Loop Unbundling (SLU) based ISP to a Shared Unbundled (LLU SMPF) provider are currently “being rejected” because of a fault, which forces the end-user to cease the service instead.

fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

5th July, 2012 (0 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national UK phone and broadband network, has invited ISPs to join its new 3 month proof of concept trial that aims to make providers and their customers more aware of when a Major Service Outage (MSO) has been caused by cable theft. Indeed it’s already helped police to make several arrests.

fibre optic cable uk

2nd July, 2012 (7 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages ISP access to BT’s UK telecoms network, has today made its new “premium” ultra-fast 330Mbps (Megabits per second) capable fibre optic (FTTP) broadband service fully available to the market and consumers.

bt street cabinet fttc deployment

29th June, 2012 (18 Comments)

BTOpenreach has informed UK ISPs of a small, but potentially quite important, development that will allow it to deploy superfast broadband (FTTC) services on Exchange Only (EO) lines. This is where the phone line for a home is connected directly to a telephone exchange and does not go through a street cabinet.

fibre optic ultrafast broadband uk

27th June, 2012 (27 Comments)

BTOpenreach has today announced a list of 8 telephone exchanges that will be used to conduct the first pilot of their unique FTTP-On-Demand service, which allows BT to deploy “ultra-fast” 330Mbps capable fibre optic broadband speeds to almost anywhere that their existing FTTC service has covered (66% of the UK by the end of 2014).

bt superfast broadband fttc street cabinet uk install

26th June, 2012 (57 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which provides rival internet providers (ISP) with access to BT’s telecoms network, has today revealed the next batch of 98 telephone exchange upgrades for its national £2.5bn UK roll-out of 80Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) and 330Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based superfast broadband services.

bt openreach logo uk

25th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

The Competition Commission (CC) has quietly ruled in Ofcom’s favour by preventing BT from including wholesale broadband charges into its deficit repair payments, which could have forced rival ISPs to pay tens of millions of pounds more in order to help pay down the operators £9bn pension deficit.

bt openreach uk engineers van

21st June, 2012 (1 Comment)

Several internet providers are reporting that BT’s core 21st Century Network (21CN) and related broadband services have suffered a major loss of service in central London and the surrounding areas.

bt uk isp logo

19th June, 2012 (22 Comments)

Some of BT’s superfast broadband (BTInfinity) customers are reporting that an intermittent bug with either their HomeHub 3 (HH3) router or VDSL modem device is causing service speeds to crash, in many cases falling from upwards of 70Mbps (Megabits per second) to sub-1Mbps levels.

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