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16th May, 2019 (17 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media UK has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that they’ve wisely “taken over” rival ISP Sky Broadband’s 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network in Swandicote (Derbyshire), which was originally built as part of a trial and is believed to have covered up to 5,000 local homes.

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23rd October, 2018 (15 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband’s early 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) deployment in Swandicote (Derbyshire) have this month been informed that the trial is due to end on 1st November 2018. Sadly the ISP said that they have “no plans to offer this service on a long-term basis.”

digital derbyshire

6th September, 2018 (27 Comments)

Sparse rural communities and new build housing developments are two of the areas that councillors in Derbyshire are now recognising as problems for their on-going Digital Derbyshire (DD) project, which currently aims to ensure that 98% of local premises can access “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) by the end of 2018.

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28th August, 2018 (10 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media UK has announced that 26,000 premises in Burton-on-Trent (East Staffordshire), Dronfield (Derbyshire), Thurmaston (Leicestershire) will be the next to get access to their “gigabit-ready” ultrafast broadband ISP and TV network (we still don’t know when those Gigabit speed will actually arrive).

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13th February, 2018 (0 Comments)

Alternative UK ISP Big Blue Rocket has expanded the coverage of their Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) based 40Mbps superfast broadband network to reach “almost all industrial estates” in the city of Derby (Derbyshire, England), as well as improving the reach of their residential service.

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20th September, 2017 (29 Comments)

Around 300 homes in the Peak District National Park (central England) could be about to lose access to an 80Mbps capable superfast fixed wireless broadband network because of a planning dispute, which exists between local ISP Derbyshire Broadband and the park authority.

forge manor derbyshire development uk

18th March, 2017 (26 Comments)

Owners of new build homes on the Forge Manor development in Derbyshire, which is being built by Wain Homes, have been left bewildered after an error by the developer meant they would only get a slow copper ADSL broadband service, after initially being promised 300Mbps FTTP.

warwicknet

31st October, 2016 (0 Comments)

Coventry-based ISP WarwickNet has extended their alternative fibre optic based broadband network (FTTP, Vectored VDSL2 FTTC etc.) to cover firms on the Ascot Business Park in the city of Derby (Derbyshire, England).

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24th June, 2015 (10 Comments)

Contractors who appear to be working for Sky (Sky Broadband) have been spotted building new telegraph poles and fibre optic cable ducting around the civil parish village of Woodville, Midway and the Swadlincote areas of Derbyshire in England. Some 5,000 local homes will benefit.

bt openreach fibre optic cable install

5th May, 2015 (21 Comments)

The Digital Derbyshire project, which is working with BT and the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK programme to make “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) connectivity available to 95% of local premises by the end of 2016, looks set to reach more areas after a new Superfast Extension Programme (SEP) contract was signed.

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