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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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11th July, 2012 (7 Comments)

Japanese technology giant Fujitsu UK, which is one of only two major telecoms operators left in the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) project to improve the country’s national internet infrastructure (the other is BT), plans to withdraw from bidding in two further regions – Cumbria and allegedly also North Yorkshire.

Television iptv video streaming uk

4th July, 2012 (4 Comments)

The YouView (Project Canvas) IPTV product, a subscription free, broadband internet based, video-on-demand and catch-up TV service that will be bundled by several big ISPs, has today confirmed that it will be available through major retailers by the end of July 2012. TalkTalk has also pledged to reveal its related bundle at a Strategy Day for investors on 26 July.

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.

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).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

27th June, 2012 (2 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today published its latest quarterly customer complaints data (Q1-2012) for big fixed line broadband and mobile providers (i.e. those with a market share of 4%+). Sadly TalkTalk remains the ISP with most complaints but crucially they have continued to improve.

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23rd June, 2012 (235 Comments)

CityFibre Holdings, which builds UK fibre optic broadband infrastructure (FTTP) for business, public sector and domestic needs, has criticised BT for choosing to “soft-pedal” on the roll-out of true Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband services because of an “overwhelming bias” towards slower FTTC technology.

bt infinity uk homehub3 broadband router

22nd June, 2012 (41 Comments)

BT Retail has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that the super slow broadband bug, which resulted in some of their up to 38-78Mbps capable BTInfinity superfast broadband (FTTC) customers experiencing sub-1Mbps speeds, is caused by a fault on the ISPs HomeHub3 (HH3) router and a fix will be released “as soon as possible“.

the pirate bay

20th June, 2012 (22 Comments)

BT yesterday become the last of the big UK based broadband ISPs to block The Pirate Bay website following a court order, which has been preceded by identical moves from Sky Broadband, Everything Everywhere (Orange UK and T-Mobile), TalkTalk, O2, BE Broadband and Virgin Media. But what comes next?

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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.

bt rural fibre broadband cabinet uk

18th June, 2012 (28 Comments)

The boss of urban fibre optic broadband ISP Hyperoptic, Dana Pressman-Tobak, has warned that last week’s comments by BT’s Strategy Director (here), Sean Williams, whom suggested that there was “no business case to support” a full UK roll-out of true fibre broadband (e.g. FTTP) services, could be “very dangerous“.

cumbria broadband map uk

15th June, 2012 (11 Comments)

A plan to deploy superfast broadband (24Mbps+) services to 90% of people in Cumbria (England) by 2015 (the last 10% would get speeds of at least 2Mbps), which could be worth up to £40 million, looks set to face further delays after the Cumbria County Council (CCC) rejected the only two available bids from BT and Fujitsu.

bt infinity broadband vision iptv

14th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

BT has moved to make its broadband IPTV service (BTVision) more competitive with Sky (Sky Broadband) by grabbing the rights to broadcast 38 live Premier League Football matches a season (2013-14 and 2015-16), which will be shown through a new football-focused channel with extra features for its BTInfinity superfast broadband customers.

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13th June, 2012 (27 Comments)

BT has told the Lords Select Committee Inquiry into the UK governments superfast broadband strategy that its new fibre optic based network (FTTC , FTTP) will need more freedom from Ofcom’s changing regulation and price controls if it is to make a bigger “long-term investment” in related services.

bt uk isp logo

12th June, 2012 (1 Comment)

National UK telecoms and internet provider BT has announced that new customers who order (online) any of its home broadband packages (including bundles with tv and or phone services) will now also be able to claim a £50 Sainsbury’s Gift Card voucher.

censorship uk internet

12th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

The website of a UK focused disability rights campaign, Black Triangle, claims to be losing up to £500 per month because BT has allegedly prevented its broadband customers from being able to load the site for roughly 6 months.


29th May, 2012 (0 Comments)

BT has today confirmed that it’s still on-track to offer 500,000 wireless internet access hotspots across London in time for the 2012 Olympic Games, which will be mostly delivered via their FON wifi community of retail broadband ISP subscribers. The telecoms operator claims that 475,000 hotspots are already live in Greater London.

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