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jurassic_fibre

18th April, 2019 (19 Comments)

Alternative UK network providers seem to be cropping up like spring flowers and the latest to join that club is Jurassic Fibre, which has an ambition to invest over £250m into building a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover 300,000 premises across Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

vodafone gigafast ftth broadband van

17th April, 2019 (0 Comments)

The £35m joint Cityfibre and Vodafone project to roll-out a Gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband ISP network in the south coast UK city of Bournemouth (Dorset) has been given a boost with the appointment of a new City Manager, Lucy Cooper, to oversee the effort.

wessex internet fibre team in field tractor

15th April, 2019 (0 Comments)

Alternative rural network ISP Wessex Internet appears to be making good use of the UK Government’s Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) and are using the investment to help grow their Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network into more villages around Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

cityfibre engineer over reel of purple fibre

20th March, 2019 (1 Comment)

Full fibre builder Cityfibre has announced that they will invest £75m to expand the reach of their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband ISP network across the cities of Bournemouth and Northampton, which will join the other 10 cities confirmed under Phase One and take their coverage to 1 million UK premises.

night time engineering openreach 2017

19th March, 2019 (0 Comments)

A new report from Dorset’s (England) Economic Growth Committee has revealed that 97%+ of the county (including Poole and Bournemouth) should now be able to order a “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) service from an ISP, which they say leaves 10,000+ premises spread across the county in need of an upgrade.

juice broadband mimosa microwave wireless

7th March, 2019 (7 Comments)

Poole-based UK ISP Juice Broadband, which offers a mix of “full fibre” (FTTP) and wireless network solutions to homes and businesses along Dorset’s south coast, has extended their ultrafast fixed wireless broadband service to cover Bournemouth’s Lansdowne and Town Centre areas.

wildanet team

17th January, 2019 (7 Comments)

Wireless broadband ISP Wildanet, which aspires to extend their network across thousands of premises in rural parts of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and possibly South Wales, has become the first company to be supported by an investment of £750,000 via the £40m Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF).

bt superfast fibre van

4th December, 2018 (0 Comments)

The Dorset County Council in England appears to have begun the process of seeking a supplier for the future Phase 4 contract of their Superfast Dorset project, which hopes to extend the coverage of “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) ISP networks to an additional 4,000 to 20,000 homes and businesses.

juice broadband coverage

12th November, 2018 (7 Comments)

Poole-based ISP Juice Broadband has once again expanded the coverage of their 50Mbps capable Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) superfast broadband network in Dorset, which has just seen a new mast go live to cover more of the rural Purbeck and Studland areas. They’ve also launched a 300Mbps service for Bournemouth.

wildanet

5th November, 2018 (13 Comments)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Wildanet is on course to complete a successful crowdfunding raise of over £1m thanks to at least 320 investors. This will enable them to expand their network to reach around 12,000 customers in some increasingly remote rural parts of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and possibly even South Wales.

uk wifi wireless internet access for free

6th July, 2018 (1 Comment)

Investment from the Dorchester Business Improvement District (BID), local councils and Brewery Square has enabled a free public WiFi wireless internet network to be deployed by a company called Fusion Wi-Fi across Dorchester’s town centre in Dorset (England).

braemer drive

27th November, 2017 (14 Comments)

Virgin Media’s attempts to deploy ultrafast broadband and cable TV services around the Highcliff area of Christchurch in Dorset (UK) have been slowed a little after several residents of Braemer Drive complained that their engineering teams were causing too much noise and traffic disruption.

juice broadband

17th November, 2017 (1 Comment)

Poole-based ISP Juice Broadband has announced that their fibre optic fed Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband network has expanded the coverage of their 50Mbps capable service to new areas in East Dorset and West Hampshire, from a tower on St Catherines Hill near Christchurch.

wessex internet van

16th November, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Ranston Estate has agreed terms to acquire M12 Solutions’s share of their alternative network ISP Wessex Internet, which has deployed a mix of fibre optic (FTTH) and fixed wireless broadband services into rural parts of North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset in England.

money investment broadband

31st July, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Superfast Dorset programme in central southern England has launched a new ‘Community Broadband Fund’, which offers a maximum of £1,500 per eligible premise to help properties in poorly served areas get access to a “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) connection.

openreach 2017 engineer and van

11th July, 2017 (1 Comment)

A new £7.4 million deal has this week been signed between BT and Dorset County Council in England, which will enable Openreach to roll-out their ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband network to an additional 3,800 businesses and homes in the county by summer 2019.

virgin_media_uk_painted_street_cabinets

25th April, 2017 (0 Comments)

Several of Virgin Media’s street cabinets in Bournemouth (Dorset, England), specifically those around the Square and opposite The Old Fire Station in Holdenhurst Road, have been given a “colourful” makeover by local artist Kev Munday. As always with art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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