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22nd October, 2020 (0 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group (its.), which operates a number of fibre optic and hybrid wireless broadband ISP networks across parts of the UK (usually via wholesale), has appointed two big names to help support their “full fibre” deployment strategy – Mike Goodwin and Darren Shenkin.

16th October, 2020 (1 Comment)

Business ISP MLL Telecom has been awarded a new contract to further extend the gigabit-capable EastNet Full Fibre Network WAN service, which will see them connect an additional 20 public sector sites across Northamptonshire in England.

12th October, 2020 (7 Comments)

The Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) has announced that thousands of businesses, residents and communities across Mid Sussex will soon get access to a new “gigabit-capable” full fibre broadband network, which is being supported by an investment of £2.2m from the Government’s Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) scheme.

8th October, 2020 (7 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has today signed another fibre optic capacity deal, this time with Colt Technology Services, in order to help fuel their latest 5G and existing 4G based (mobile broadband) network. The deal will see Colt become a “preferred provider of fibre backhaul connectivity” for the operator.

7th October, 2020 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP Vorboss, which has previously hinted at plans to bring their own gigabit FTTP network to 250,000 premises in large UK urban areas by 2022 (here), has moved to “accelerate the expansion” of their fibre network across London with a new data centre deal.

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1st October, 2020 (10 Comments)

After years of development BT and Toshiba have today announced that they’ve made the UK’s first “industrial deployment” of a quantum-secure network using Openreach’s “standard” fibre optic infrastructure, which runs between the National Composites Centre (NCC) and the Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS).

26th September, 2020 (10 Comments)

The Solutions Director (Colin Kirkpatrick) for Emtelle UK, which is a global manufacturer of blown fibre and ducted network solutions for the industry, has told ISPreview.co.uk in a new interview that ISPs should focus on a “One Dig” strategy to boost the roll-out of “gigabit broadband” by building and sharing spare duct space.

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24th September, 2020 (15 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has today announced that, as part of their effort to “deliver the UK’s fastest 5G network” and upgrade 4G connectivity (mobile broadband), they have signed a new £100m investment deal with SSE Enterprise Telecoms to upgrade their fibre optic capacity across 250 towns and cities.

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22nd September, 2020 (0 Comments)

Swedish operator VX FIBER, which is also busy building gigabit-capable “full fibre” broadband ISP networks in parts of the UK (e.g. London, Stoke-on-Trent and Colchester), has today announced that global investment firm AMP Capital is to acquire a majority stake in the company and support it with new investment.

22nd September, 2020 (0 Comments)

Some 50 schools in rural parts of Bath and Somerset will soon gain access to “free ultrafast broadband connectivity for life,” which stems from UK ISP Truespeed and their on-going deployment of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in the area.

18th September, 2020 (2 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group (its.) and UK ISP Zen Systems have created a new partnership in order to launch a “gigabit-capable” fibre optic network across a large business park in Nottingham, which is reusing some existing infrastructure in order to cover over 110 local businesses.

16th September, 2020 (0 Comments)

Network operator SSE Enterprise Telecoms (SSEET), which manages a large fibre optic network that spans across the United Kingdom, has today added 8 “new” commercial datacentres to their 100Gbps capable network and upgraded 4 existing ones (total of 90).

14th September, 2020 (6 Comments)

A small team of Brazilian and Australian researchers have come up with a new way of fabricating optical fibre cable, which borrows some technology from modern 3D printers and could be both significantly faster and “at least 100 times cheaper” than existing methods.

10th September, 2020 (19 Comments)

A new report from global consultancy firm Arthur D. Little has revealed that 10 countries have now made “full fibre” (FTTP / FTTB) broadband ISP networks available to at least 95% of homes, although unsurprisingly the United Kingdom continues to be stuck at the back of the pack but we are showing rapid improvement.

10th September, 2020 (11 Comments)

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is developing a new standard called G.fin, which could essentially create a novel fibre optic network inside your home in order to improve the speeds and connectivity directly to residential broadband routers and wireless (WiFi) access points etc.

4th September, 2020 (6 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has extended their existing “full fibre” network capacity (backhaul) deal with Cityfibre via a new multi-million-pound contract, which will help to connect an additional 1,300 mobile masts across 59 towns and cities. This will support the operator’s new gigabit capable 5G based mobile broadband network.

3rd September, 2020 (0 Comments)

A new project commissioned by the Digital Innovation Zone (DIZ) looks set to result in 83 GP surgeries across West Essex and East Hertfordshire in England being upgraded to support broadband or fibre optic Ethernet connections with speeds of up to 1Gbps (Gigabit per second).

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