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3rd May, 2013 (21 Comments)

Prospect, which claims to be an independent union for professionals like engineers, scientists and managers, has warned that Ofcom’s new TalkTalk supported investigation into BT’s “alleged margin squeeze in superfast broadband pricing” could damage investment in the UK telecoms network.

ipv6 internet address

3rd May, 2013 (14 Comments)

Customers of BT Retail’s Total Broadband Option 1 package have reportedly become experimental subjects for the ISP’s new pilot of the controversial IPv4 internet address sharing (Carrier Grade NAT) technology, which could cause problems because it allows a single IP address to be shared between several users.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

2nd May, 2013 (11 Comments)

BT has said that its “disappointed” after the UK communications regulator, Ofcom, responded to a competition complaint from rival ISP TalkTalk by opening an investigation into whether or not the operator was “abusing a dominant position” in its supply of superfast broadband (FTTC and FTTP) services.

northern ireland uk

1st May, 2013 (1 Comment)

A new business impact study conducted by Regeneris and BT during January 2013 has predicted that the deployment of fibre optic based (FTTC and FTTP) broadband ISP services in Northern Ireland could generate over £750m in additional revenue by 2018 and save circa(c) £45 million in operating costs.

bt openreach logo uk

1st May, 2013 (0 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which maintains BT’s national telecoms network, has tweaked the prices that ISPs and other communications providers must pay for line rental (LLU and WLR), missed appointments, aborted engineer visits and unbundled line migrations. Some charges are more expensive while others are a little cheaper.

fibre optic cable trench uk

1st May, 2013 (6 Comments)

The launch of BT’s new 330Mbps capable FTTP-on-Demand (FTTPoD) service, which will eventually make true fibre optic connectivity available to all FTTC supporting lines, has been given a cautious welcome by most ISPs; though some aren’t quite sure how it fits into the market or whether domestic or even business customers will want it.

fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

30th April, 2013 (2 Comments)

BT’s new FTTP-on-Demand (FTTPoD) service, which will eventually make its premium “ultra-fast” 330Mbps (30Mbps uploads) capable fibre optic broadband ISP technology available across all FTTC supporting lines in the United Kingdom, has begun its phased roll-out and the first supporting telephone exchanges are now known.

connecting cheshire uk

29th April, 2013 (5 Comments)

BT has today signed a new deal worth £28.5 million with four Cheshire councils (England), which will make its superfast broadband (FTTC and FTTP) ISP services available to “around” 96% of homes and businesses (over 400,000 premises) across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington by the end of 2016.

bt openreach logo uk

29th April, 2013 (6 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which maintains and manages access to BT’s national UK telecoms network, has told ISPreview.co.uk that it has “no current plans” to introduce faster FTTC based broadband ISP speeds beyond the current headline rate of 80Mbps (Megabits per second).

fttc uk broadband cabinets

26th April, 2013 (2 Comments)

The Durham County Council (DCC) in North East England (UK) has today signed a new state aid supported £24 million deal with BT that will see “high-speed fibre broadband” (FTTC and FTTP) services being rolled out to “around” 94% of local premises by the end of 2016.

bt openreach fttp install trial

25th April, 2013 (17 Comments)

BT has unsurprisingly abandoned their original 2009 commitment to make ultrafast fibre optic FTTP broadband ISP services available to 2.5 million premises in the United Kingdom and will instead focus on the more economical but slower FTTC solution and the expensive new FTTP-on-Demand (FTTPoD) service.

fibre optic cables from above

25th April, 2013 (1 Comment)

BTOpenreach has announced that ISPs in the United Kingdom will be able to offer its new 220Mbps (20Mbps upload) capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband product to their customers from 1st June 2013. Final prices have also been confirmed.

bt uk isp logo

24th April, 2013 (5 Comments)

Consumer ISP BT Retail has announced that it’s going to launch a new website in June 2013, which will include a variety of new features like a single log-in for customers (i.e. combining news, web search and email access with account and billing information).

bt superfast broadband fttc street cabinet uk install

24th April, 2013 (10 Comments)

BTOpenreach has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that the first locations to trial its FTTC (VDSL2) Vectoring (ITU-T G.993.5) technology in the United Kingdom, which could eventually help ISPs to deliver download speeds of up to 200Mbps (Megabits), will take place in Barnet (London) and Braintree (Essex) in England.

fttc bt mastersocket aaisp

19th April, 2013 (91 Comments)

BTWholesale has revealed the seemingly imminent launch of a new ISP trial to test the operators first wires-only self install superfast broadband service (no engineer required), which could dramatically cut the setup cost and contract length of UK FTTC lines. A trial of VDSL Vectoring (faster FTTC speeds) is also on the cards.

bt uk isp logo

17th April, 2013 (1 Comment)

ISP BT Retail has changed the terms of its Yahoo! Mail (e.g. @btinternet.com and @openworld.com addresses) based email accounts so that, effective from 17th June 2013, any customers who have not used their mail accounts for more than 150 days will find the account closed.

bt openreach fibre optic broadband

17th April, 2013 (3 Comments)

The Northumberland County Council (NCC) in North East England has today signed a new £18.9 million state aid supported deal with BT that will make superfast broadband (25Mbps+) speeds available to 91% of premises by early 2016 (95% will be covered by the fibre optic based FTTC network but some won’t be “superfast“).

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