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15th December, 2021 (5 Comments)

Network operator Digital Infrastructure (DI), which a few months ago revealed their aim to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network to 1 million UK premises in 84 cities (here), has today confirmed that they’ve been able to secure £100m of funding from Basalt Infrastructure Partners.

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15th December, 2021 (1 Comment)

Network services provider TNP (The Networking People) has today secured a key 3-year Wide Area Network (WAN) service delivery and support contract, which should ensure that Trafford becomes one of the first boroughs in Greater Manchester to begin “mainstream use” of the area’s new state aid funded full fibre network.

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14th December, 2021 (1 Comment)

Neos Networks has today made two announcements on their UK fibre coverage, which will see them connect up 200+ public sector sites (councils, hospitals etc. – many in rural areas) in Oxfordshire and boost their full fibre, last mile, metro network expansion across the capital (London), Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester.

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7th December, 2021 (7 Comments)

Nokia and CityFibre have teamed up in Glasgow (Scotland) to conduct the UK’s first successful demonstration of a trial that used their full fibre 25G PON kit to fuel backhaul capacity for a 5G mobile (mobile broadband) network, which was used for a holographic call between buildings, teleoperation of a robotic arm and 8K video streaming.

7th December, 2021 (1 Comment)

Business and residential ISP Glide Group, which is currently extending their full fibre broadband network across more of the UK (leased lines and FTTP etc.), has today announced that they’ll upgrade their existing “fibre infrastructure” in Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham to support symmetric 10Gbps speeds with low latency.

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30th November, 2021 (6 Comments)

Neos Networks has today announced that they’ve completed the latest key phase of their UK network investment programme, Project Edge, which means that they’ve now unbundled a total of 550 BT exchanges and will reach a “full fibre” footprint of more than 34,000km before the end of the year. Next stop.. 700 exchanges.

29th November, 2021 (12 Comments)

Hull-based alternative network ISP MS3, backed by European infrastructure fund Asterion, has today revealed a major expansion of their existing service, which will see them deploy a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to serve over 500,000 homes and businesses across the North of England.

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25th November, 2021 (6 Comments)

Manchester-based ISP Telcom Group (Pioneer, ClearFibre and WeFibre), which is building a gigabit-capable “full fibre” broadband and Ethernet network across the North West of England and Midlands, has today – via its social initiative (Recode) – launched the new ‘Telecoms Engineer Bootcamp‘ to help train up and recruit new fibre engineers.

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24th November, 2021 (12 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder CityFibre, which aims to cover around 8 million UK premises with their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network by the end of 2025, has partnered with Ciena to deploy its “first” 800Gbps capable backbone wavelength ring network across 29 cities and towns.

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15th November, 2021 (2 Comments)

AFL, a subsidiary of Fujikura in Japan, has today officially opened a new facility in Swindon (Wiltshire) that will become their first factory in the UK and Europe to produce a “new” type of fibre optic broadband cable, which is being used by network operators like Openreach (BT) to support their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) rollout.

14th November, 2021 (40 Comments)

New data from the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Schools Minister, Robin Walker, has revealed that 3,835 schools are in postcodes “that do not have access” to full fibre broadband connectivity “or are currently not in areas of proposed commercial build within the next five years“.

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3rd November, 2021 (6 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group, which is currently deploying a number of gigabit-capable “full fibre” broadband and Ethernet networks as part of their ongoing ‘Faster Britain‘ project, has today announced a list of ten new locations where businesses are set to benefit from their expansion programme.

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29th October, 2021 (1 Comment)

The Government’s Building Digital UK team has today published yet another new evaluation report, albeit this time into their Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) programme, which shows how the scheme has tried to spread more Dark Fibre networks across the country and foster a wider rollout of gigabit broadband.

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25th October, 2021 (0 Comments)

The Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (EM3LEP) has begun inviting private sector firms to express an interest in bidding for work on their plan to build and operate a new 94km long “full fibre” network, which aims to help deliver gigabit-capable broadband to business and communities across Surrey and Hampshire.

25th October, 2021 (15 Comments)

New UK customers of Openreach’s hybrid fibre G.fast broadband ISP and specific optical fibre (OSEA 6500 Filter Connect and OSEA Lite) products may face delays in getting related services provisioned, which comes after the operator suffered a shortage of electronic components in its supply chain (e.g. modems).

19th October, 2021 (10 Comments)

Never underestimate the power of vermin with a taste for the UK’s telecoms cables. Some 1,800 of Openreach’s (BT) broadband and phone customers in North Devon (England) were cut off from their ISPs this week after rodents managed to chomp their way through one of the operator’s key cables.

19th October, 2021 (3 Comments)

UK ISP Virgin Media Business (VMO2) has secured a major new state aid supported contract from the West Berkshire Council (WBC) in England, which will see them deploy a new “full fibre” broadband and Ethernet network to connect more than 80 public sites (schools, GPs and public libraries etc.) by March 2022.

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