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fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

16th April, 2012 (2 Comments)

BT Business Broadband has today completed what it describes as being “the UK’s first” deployment of 100Mbps (Megabits/sec) capable superfast fibre optic (FTTP) internet access services into “multiple office units” at Acorn House in central Milton Keynes.

bt uk isp logo

11th April, 2012 (21 Comments)

As expected BT’s retail ISP division has today announced the April 12th launch of its own ‘up to’ 76Mbps (Megabits per second) capable superfast broadband (BTInfinity) packages, which are based off the recent 80Mbps FTTC profile upgrade (here).

bt vision iptv box

11th April, 2012 (1 Comment)

BT’s Vision IPTV service has once again boosted its broadband TV offering by signing a new contract to stream the popular FX UK linear TV shows to its customers, which includes popular titles The Walking Dead, True Blood, Dexter, Falling Skies and many more.

lancashire uk map

3rd April, 2012 (10 Comments)

BT and the Lancashire County Council (LCC) have announced that 97% of homes and businesses in the UK county will be able to receive the telecom operators superfast broadband (FTTC , FTTP) ISP services by the end of 2014 (subject to the timing of State Aid approval) after both parties agreed the new £62.5 million project.

bt uk isp logo

30th March, 2012 (6 Comments)

National UK ISP BT has today begun offering their basic broadband (‘up to’ 20Mbps speeds, 10GB usage allowance, unlimited WiFi and free HomeHub router) package with unlimited Anytime UK landline calls (free for the first year) from £13 per month.

bt uk isp logo

29th March, 2012 (3 Comments)

Apparently BT’s work to rollout superfast broadband internet access (FTTC etc.) services in London will, over the next 15 years, help to create 26,000 new jobs in the city and boost the capitals economy by £20bn (£7.3bn in improved business performance, £11bn from business creation and nearly £1bn via home-working).

copper cable uk scrap crime theft

26th March, 2012 (5 Comments)

BT has announced plans to deploy a new burglar alarm technology across its national UK network of copper based telephone and broadband ISP lines. The solution, called RABIT (Rapid Assessment B.T Incident Tracker), actively monitors the operators network and informs BT’s Security Control Centre when a physical disconnection (e.g. cable cut) has occurred.

bt uk isp logo

16th March, 2012 (14 Comments)

BT has confirmed that last year’s Race to Infinity campaign, which pledged a free upgrade for six communities (telephone exchanges) where demand for its ‘up to’ 40Mbps (soon to be 80Mbps) FTTC superfast broadband ISP product was highest (Race to Infinity Winners), will not be able to deliver the service to everybody who won.

bt openreach uk engineer

9th March, 2012 (11 Comments)

The Vice President of the European Commission’s (EC) Digital Agenda strategy, Neelie Kroes, suggested in a speech to the Cable Congress of the European Cable Communications Association (Brussels, Germany) yesterday that it was “not possible” for Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology to “really provide 100 Megabits” superfast broadband ISP speeds. Naturally BTOpenreach, which is using the same technology for its national UK rollout, disagrees.

wireless broadband internet mast

8th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

BT has confirmed that it plans to expand upon last year’s Cambridge and Isle of Bute based trials (here) of “White Space” (IEEE 802.22) wireless broadband technology, which makes use of the radio spectrum that exists between Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV) channels to deliver internet access services, by launching a new commercial scale test in Cornwall to replace its current 4G (Mobile Broadband) trial with Everything Everywhere (Orange UK and T-Mobile).

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

7th March, 2012 (0 Comments)

As widely expected the UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today introduced a new round of price cuts (“charge controls“) upon BTOpenreach’s national telephone and broadband lines, which affects services delivered via both BT’s own Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) and rival Local Loop Unbundling ( LLU ) lines. As a result ISPs like Sky Broadband , TalkTalk and Be Broadband should now pay a little less. But will consumers see any benefit?

internet piracy flag

6th March, 2012 (3 Comments)

Broadband ISPs BT and the TalkTalk Group have officially lost a second appeal against their demands for a Judicial Review (JR) of the controversial 2010 Digital Economy Act (DEA). The UK providers had claimed that significant chunks of the act, which seeks to identify, warn (letters) and possibly even disconnect (“suspend“) those suspected of “illegal” internet piracy (copyright infringement) from their ISP, were incompatible with EU law.

virgin media uk

29th February, 2012 (0 Comments)

Residents of Kingsway Village in Gloucestershire (England, UK), which is home to a population of over 3,000 people, have started a new petition (Kingsway Villagers) that calls for Virgin Media to deploy their cable based superfast broadband, TV and phone services in the area.

bt uk isp logo

29th February, 2012 (0 Comments)

The £132 Million “Big Build” Superfast Cornwall project, which aims to make BT’s superfast broadband ISP services available to at least 80% (ideally 90%) of homes and businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly by the end of 2014, has expanded its availability to a quarter of all premises (66,000 Cornish premises) in the region.

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