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devon and somerset uk broadband

18th September, 2012 (6 Comments)

The joint Connecting Devon and Somerset Programme, which aims to make superfast broadband speeds of 25Mbps+ available to 85% of local businesses and homes by 2015 and 100% by 2020, looks set to award its contract to BT next month after Fujitsu UK withdrew.

shetland islands uk

18th September, 2012 (2 Comments)

BT has announced a new £8 million project to replace its slow microwave wireless connection to the remote islands of Orkney and Shetland with a fibre optic cable link, which is expected to connect via the undersea SHEFA-2 cable that links the Faroe Islands with mainland Scotland (UK). But don’t they have this already?

norfolk suffolk east anglia uk map

17th September, 2012 (1 Comment)

The Suffolk County Council (SCC) is widely expected to name BT as the winner of its regional superfast broadband roll-out contract (Local Broadband Plan) after the operators only rival in the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) process, Fujitsu UK, pulled out from bidding.. again.

united kingdom

17th September, 2012 (8 Comments)

The government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) office, which handles public funding for the country’s national roll-out of superfast broadband services, looks set to cast a questionable eye over BT’s related “fibre” based (FTTC / P) roll-out costs after an internal discussion paper pointed to several areas of concern.

internet emergency

14th September, 2012 (4 Comments)

The governments Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed that Fujitsu UK, which alongside BT is one of only two telecoms operators bidding for major national superfast broadband deployment contracts, is now classified as “high risk” and thus subject to additional scrutiny.

bt fttc fttp fibre optic broadband cabinet uk

14th September, 2012 (17 Comments)

As hinted last month both Norfolk and Cumbria county councils in England (UK) have this week awarded their respective £40m and £70m contracts for a county-wide roll-out of superfast broadband (speeds greater than 24Mbps) services to BT, with Gloucestershire and Herefordshire expected to follow suit.

bt infinity broadband vision iptv

12th September, 2012 (2 Comments)

BT has today won four years’ worth of exclusive live TV broadcasting rights for Aviva Premiership Rugby and the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Sevens from the 2013-14 season, which will be shown over its broadband IPTV service (BTVision) and could be seen as yet another challenge to Sky (Sky Broadband) and ESPN’s dominance of TV sport.

surrey uk county map

12th September, 2012 (105 Comments)

The Surrey County Council (SCC) today announced that BT has somewhat unsurprisingly won the £33 million contract for making superfast broadband (25Mbps+) ISP services available to “nearly” 100% of local businesses and homes by the end of 2014.

fibre optic uk superfast broadband internet cables

10th September, 2012 (27 Comments)

Several local authorities are this week expected to pick the winner(s) of their respective Local Broadband Plan (LBP) tenders, which will give them access to a slice of the £1bn+ Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) budget and bring faster internet access to more homes and businesses. But the outcome might also inflame Europe’s competition concerns.

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“.

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.

bt infinity superfast broadband uk

6th September, 2012 (5 Comments)

BT has announced a new promotion that means customers who choose to take their BTInfinity “fibre optic” superfast broadband (FTTC / FTTP) service will now also gain a free £50 Sainsbury’s Gift Card, which is on top of the free connection and a discounted monthly price.

norfolk suffolk east anglia uk map

30th August, 2012 (21 Comments)

The Norfolk County Council (NCC) will announce the winner of its £60m (estimated) Local Broadband Plan (LBP) contract next month, which aims to cover 90% of the county with the “highest possible levels” of superfast broadband by March 2015, but hardly anybody expects a Fujitsu win.

uk advertising standards authority

29th August, 2012 (9 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a press advert for Sky’s (Sky Store) movie rental service after rival ISP BT complained that it would have required a significantly faster internet connection than Sky Broadband could deliver in order to meet their “available instantly” promise.

bt uk isp logo

28th August, 2012 (32 Comments)

Consumers are being forewarned to brace themselves for yet more price hikes after BT confirmed that its standard UK phone line rental and call charges would increase next year, once its current price freeze ends. The move is also likely to trigger another round of hikes from rival broadband ISPs.

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.

onlive uk bt

21st August, 2012 (1 Comment)

ISP BT Retail fears that it might have to “write off our investment” in OnLive’s UK cloud based video gaming service, which allows customers to play the latest PC, XBox 360 and PS3 video games, without owning them directly, by using a live and remotely controlled internet video stream over your broadband connection.

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