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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.

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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.

gbp uk internet money pile

6th March, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Christchurch and East Dorset Councils have confirmed that they intend to launch a new Broadband Voucher Scheme in April 2017, which will be aimed at helping local businesses to get a “superfast broadband” connection installed.

poundbury estate dorchester dorset

22nd February, 2017 (21 Comments)

The plight of poor broadband connectivity on existing new build home developments, which are often shunned by developers and the national Broadband Delivery UK programme, has once again reared its ugly head. This time the issue centres on Poundbury in Dorset.

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9th January, 2017 (1 Comment)

Alternative network ISP Wessex Internet (M12 Solutions), which has deployed a mix of fibre optic and fixed wireless based broadband services to rural parts of North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset in England, has upgraded to a new 10Gbps link and attracted 1,500 customers.

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7th October, 2016 (0 Comments)

A mix of support from the Superfast Dorset project and local ISP VoIP Unlimited has enabled the isolated village of Kimmeridge on the remote Dorset (England) coast, which previously struggled to get even 1Mbps via BT’s fixed lines, to build a new 50Mbps wireless broadband network.

engineer bt looking at telecoms and broadband cables

30th August, 2016 (7 Comments)

The state aid supported Superfast Dorset project in England has revealed that a combination of roll-out savings and strong take-up (clawback) have resulted in an extra 800+ premises in 31 areas being added to 2017’s local roll-out plan for Openreach’s (BT) FTTC/P based “fibre broadband” network.

Wireless network

25th August, 2016 (0 Comments)

Patients, visitors and staff at three of Dorset’s (England) most important hospitals in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole should now be able to access a free WiFi wireless Internet service thanks to a joint effort by The Cloud (Sky), the Bournemouth Hospital Charity and Hospedia.

wessex_internet_wireless_mast

23rd August, 2016 (7 Comments)

Alternative network provider Wessex Internet (M12 Solutions), which offers a mix of fibre optic and fixed wireless based superfast broadband services to rural parts of North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset in England, has now covered 119 villages in the region.

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21st April, 2016 (0 Comments)

The Dorset County Council (DCC) in England has started an open procurement exercise to eventually find a supplier and infrastructure to help them build an “ultrafast broadband” network to reach businesses in the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.

wireless radio spectrum mast

30th March, 2016 (0 Comments)

Rural Dorset (England) ISP Juice Broadband, which offers a 40Mbps capable wireless broadband service to parts of Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas, is the latest to be named as an approved supplier for the £60m “2Mbps for all” rural broadband subsidy.

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1st March, 2016 (0 Comments)

Rural ISP Wessex Internet (M12 Solutions) has confirmed that their hybrid superfast fibre optic and wireless broadband network, which operates in North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset (England), is now an approved supplier for the £60m “2Mbps for all” rural broadband subsidy (USC).

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5th February, 2016 (3 Comments)

The £37m Superfast Dorset project in England has officially announced that 90% of premises in the county can now order a superfast broadband (24Mbps+) service thanks to their on-going roll-out of FTTC/P connectivity with BT, which has hit the target several months ahead of schedule.

wessex_internet_wireless_mast

19th October, 2015 (1 Comment)

Rural ISP Wessex Internet (M12 Solutions) has announced that their alternative hybrid superfast wireless broadband (50Mbps) and fibre optic network has been expanded to cater for residents of a small rural village in Dorset (England) called Hilton.

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24th August, 2015 (2 Comments)

Owners of several new homes in the rural village of Langton Matravers (Dorset, England) have been struggling to get access to a working phone line and broadband for around three months due to a problem with blocked cable ducts on BTOpenreach’s telecoms infrastructure.

wessex_internet_wireless_mast

23rd June, 2015 (3 Comments)

Rural ISP Wessex Internet (M12 Solutions), which deploys superfast wireless broadband (50Mbps) and some ultrafast (up to 1000Mbps) fibre optic services to premises in parts of North Dorset and South West Wiltshire (England), has reduced some of their charges and boosted usage allowances.

openreach bt engineers struggle with fttc broadband cabinet

1st June, 2015 (0 Comments)

The Superfast Dorset scheme in southern England, which is already working with BT to make faster “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) services available to 97% of local premises by the end of 2016 (95.6% will get “superfast” speeds of 24Mbps+), has today signed a Superfast Extension Programme (SEP) contract that will push close to universal coverage.

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