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Nexfibre-UK-FTTP-Build-Map-for-Q1-2024

14th June, 2024 (3 Comments)

Network builder nexfibre, which shares some of the same parentage as Virgin Media (VMO2), has today announced that they expect to cover 12,000 premises across the Rochford District of Essex (England) via their new wholesale accessible 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network.

Lightspeed-Broadband-UK-Build-Map-2023

11th May, 2024 (8 Comments)

Network operator and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which was last year acquired by Kompass Kapital (here) after suffering job cuts and a slowdown of their full fibre (FTTP) build in the East of England (here), has announced that they’re shifting their HQ from Spalding (Lincolnshire) to Peterborough (Cambridgeshire).

Virgin-Media-O2-Female-Fibre-Splicer

9th May, 2024 (1 Comment)

Network operator nexfibre has today announced that they’ve expanded their 2Gbps speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) broadband network, alongside partner UK ISP Virgin Media (VMO2), to cover an additional 11,000 premises in the Essex town of Braintree.

c2c Essex Thameside Railway Route PR 190324

19th March, 2024 (1 Comment)

Mobile network analyst firm Streetwave and train operator c2c have today published the results of a new real-world benchmark, which examined the mobile network (2G to 5G) performance of EE (BT), O2 (Virgin Media), Vodafone and Three UK across the Essex Thameside Railway route. Overall, EE customers get the best experience.

Connect Fibre Engineers Next to Fibre Drum

15th March, 2024 (9 Comments)

Network builder and UK ISP Connect Fibre, which aims to cover 100,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP) broadband network, has today announced that around 5,000 premises in the two Essex locations of Rayleigh and Thundersley can now put in pre-orders ahead of the new service going live.

CityFibre Engineer Tarmac Reinstatement 2023

15th December, 2023 (22 Comments)

Network operator CityFibre has announced that they’ve completed their £51m project to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network across the city of Southend-on-Sea (Essex), which originally began in 2019 and has now covered over 70,000 premises (RFS).

13th December, 2023 (4 Comments)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (VMO2) and nexfibre have today revealed that an additional 19,000 homes and businesses in the Essex (England) town of Brentwood, which is home to a population of over 55,000, have now been covered by their new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) network.

9th November, 2023 (82 Comments)

New data has revealed that the Essex town of Braintree in England, which is home to just 56,000 people, has become the first location in the UK to show areas where five different gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP networks have overbuilt each other.

2023 Openreach-engineers-inspecting-duct

17th October, 2023 (2 Comments)

The Essex County Council (ECC) has announced that Openreach (BT) has officially completed their state aid supported Phase 4b contract under the Superfast Essex (SFE) project, which helped to extend gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband lines to another 3,559 premises in hard to reach rural areas.

County Broadband Engineers Viewing plans

26th September, 2023 (13 Comments)

Rural network builder and UK ISP County Broadband (CB), which holds an aspiration to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network by the end of 2027, appears as if it may soon become the latest network operator to make redundancies.

County-Broadband-Donates-to-Digital-Essex

4th September, 2023 (2 Comments)

Alternative UK network operator and ISP County Broadband, which holds an aspiration to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network by the end of 2027, has donated £10,000 worth of computers to Digital Essex to tackle digital exclusion.

County Broadband Highway Workforce

9th August, 2023 (1 Comment)

Alternative network provider County Broadband, which is working to deploy a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to 500,000 rural premises across the East of England by the end of 2027, has today launched the ‘Hypercharged Foundation‘ – offering grants to support community-centric causes in their build areas.

County-Broadband-Highway-Workforce-Outside-Van-2023

28th July, 2023 (5 Comments)

Alternative network provider County Broadband has announced that they’ve begun construction of their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in five new villages across Essex (England), which forms part of their aspiration to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England by the end of 2027.

LightSpeed-Broadband-fibre-cables

7th July, 2023 (28 Comments)

Alternative network provider and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which recently announced job cuts and a slowdown of their plan to reach over 1 million premises across the East of England with a gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP) network by 2026 (here), has been acquired by Kompass Kapital for an unspecific sum.

7th July, 2023 (51 Comments)

The Stansted Mountfitchet Parish Council in Essex (England) is demanding that UK broadband ISP Gigaclear cough up £25,000 after the operator installed a new street cabinet to support their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network on the corner of Five Acres and Cambridge Road, without consultation.

county_broadband_digger_and_engineer_picture

27th June, 2023 (1 Comment)

Alternative network provider County Broadband, which aspires to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network by the end of 2027, has revealed that the specialist team they created to help reach the most remote homes has now completed 200 connections.

VXFiber LilaConnect Engineers in Street

22nd June, 2023 (21 Comments)

More bad news for alternative networks today. Swedish provider VXFIBER, which alongside subsidiary and ISP LilaConnect had recently been busy rolling out several new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP networks in the UK, has confirmed to ISPreview that they’ve paused the rollout.

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