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14th November, 2018 (6 Comments)

The FTTH Council Europe has today welcomed a vote by the European Parliament to approve the new European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which could boost investment in “full fibre” (FTTP/H) broadband and 5G mobile. But they also called on the EU to get tough on “fake fibre” marketing by ISPs.

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.

O2 wireless vehicles trial

8th November, 2018 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (Telefonica UK) has signed a new collaboration agreement with the Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG), which will support the development of what is expected to be “Europe’s largest fibre connected small cell network” and trials of driverless vehicles using 5G tech in the West Midlands.

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6th November, 2018 (0 Comments)

Utility infrastructure provider GTC (Brookfield Utilities UK / OFNL) has announced that a sixth ISP – BreezTel – is joining their platform and will thus be able to offer services over their Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is being deployed to some new build home developments.

major capacity fibre optic cables

2nd November, 2018 (13 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today begun consulting on their new Business Connectivity Market Review 2018/19 (BCMR), which among other things is proposing “unrestricted access” to Openreach’s (BT) cable ducts / telegraph poles to boost fibre broadband. It will also try again to impose a Dark Fibre Access (DFA) product.

fibre optic trench digger

30th October, 2018 (3 Comments)

The government has published an “interim response” to the National Infrastructure Commission’s assessment of the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs (here), which among other things called for nationwide coverage of “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband by 2033 and for a ‘National Broadband Plan’ to be devised by Spring 2019.

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28th October, 2018 (29 Comments)

The UK Government’s Chancellor, Philip Hammond, is reported to be planning another investment boost of at least £250 million to help further extend the availability of Gigabit capable “full fibre” broadband (FTTP / FTTH) links across more of the country. An announcement is expected on Monday as part of the Autumn Budget.

fibre optic superfast broadband cable

26th October, 2018 (8 Comments)

Some 4,000 small businesses in South Wales and South West England could benefit after network builder Nextgenaccess secured an investment of £22m from the UK Government backed National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF), which among bigger plans will also build a new 80km fibre optic link between Bristol and Newport.

zayo london uk fibre optic network map 2018

12th October, 2018 (0 Comments)

The Zayo Group has announced that they intend to expand the reach of their metro fibre optic data network around the UK’s capital city, which will involve the construction of a new fibre route that runs from Hatfield in Hertfordshire to Stratford in East London.

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6th October, 2018 (3 Comments)

PCCW Global Networks UK (formerly Keycom), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong telco HKT and is 63% owned by PCCW, plans to further invest in the UK by growing its fibre broadband (FTTP/B) business to supply large, multi-tenanted properties and multiple businesses that are in close proximity.

london square mile uk

28th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

Mobile operators Three UK and O2 have moved to improve the data capacity of their 3G, 4G and future 5G mobile networks in London by signing a new agreement with SSE Enterprise Telecoms. Under this deal the latter will use its high-capacity fibre optic ring in central London to help link up cell sites.

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27th September, 2018 (5 Comments)

Business ISP Elite has become one of the first to offer a product based off Openreach’s new OSA Filter Connect service, which is kind of a virtual (grey) dark fibre style solution that can offer scalable bandwidth from 10Gbps to 100Gbps synchronous (without having to regrade the fibre due to limitations at the exchange).

dominic littlewood fake fibre cityfibre

25th September, 2018 (26 Comments)

Fibre optic UK network builder Cityfibre has recruited TV celebrity Dominic Littlewood – famous for The One Show, Fake Britain and Cowboy Builders (among others) – to help support their on-going campaign against “misleading” uses of “fibre” terminology in adverts by slower hybrid fibre broadband ISPs.

sir charles k.kao

24th September, 2018 (2 Comments)

We’re saddened to report that Nobel Prize winner Sir Charles Kuen Kao (aka – “Father of Fibre Optics“), whom was jointly awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for “ground-breaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibres for optical communication“, passed away yesterday at 11:45am in Hong Kong.

wireless microwave link uk

24th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

The Edinburgh-based Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG), which builds masts and other fibre optic connected UK mobile infrastructure, has completed a debt fund raising of £220 million that will be used to help mobile operators upgrade and construct new 5G ready wireless networks.

cityfibre sign

20th September, 2018 (7 Comments)

Within the next week Cityfibre will finally begin the deployment of a new 1Gbps+ fibre optic broadband and Ethernet network in West Sussex, which aims to connect 152 council sites in Bognor Regis, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Littlehampton, Shoreham and Worthing.

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13th September, 2018 (2 Comments)

The UK Government has this week posted a brief update on their £200m national 5G Testbeds and Trials (5GTT) programme, which summarises all of their existing projects to test the future ultrafast wireless broadband technology and also hints at their plans for the next 12 months.

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