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Hyperoptic FTTP Cabinet by Network Architect JW Linkedin

3rd June, 2024 (1 Comment)

City-focused broadband ISP and alternative network provider Hyperoptic has revealed the appointment of four new key members to its leadership team. On top of that, they’ve also quietly confirmed that their gigabit full fibre (FTTP/B) network now covers “more than” 1.6 million UK homes (up from 1.4m in Oct 2023) across parts of 64 UK towns and cities.

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23rd April, 2024 (15 Comments)

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) and Point Topic have released their 2024 report into the impact of alternative “full fibre” (FTTP/B) gigabit broadband networks (AltNets), which reveals that their UK coverage grew by 57% in 2023 to top 12.9 million premises (up from 49% and 8.22m in 2022) and could reach 16.7m in 2024.

fibre optic connection to house

20th March, 2024 (8 Comments)

The FTTH Council Europe has today published their 2024 ranking of 39 European countries (EU39) with the strongest take-up and growth of gigabit-capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband ISP networks, which sees the UK rise several places in the ranking and a prediction that we’ll hit 29.6 million homes passed by 2029 (up from 17.1m today).

Hyperoptic HQ London Hammersmith

13th March, 2024 (4 Comments)

City-focused broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which has so far extended their full fibre (FTTP/B) broadband network to cover “more than” 1.4 million UK homes across parts of 64 UK towns and cities, has today announced the appointment of Caroline Rider to become their new Director of Residential Broadband.

Hyperoptic-UK-Engineer-at-Street-Cabinet-2022

29th February, 2024 (18 Comments)

City-focused ISP and network operator Hyperoptic, which has already extended their full fibre (FTTP / B) broadband network to cover “more than” 1.4 million UK homes in parts of 64 UK towns and cities, is reportedly attempting to raise up to £500m of additional capital in order to continue their network expansion.

world broadband connectivity

20th January, 2024 (32 Comments)

The latest research from Point Topic has revealed that world fixed broadband lines grew by 1.6% (22.39 million) in Q3 2023 to total 1.42 billion connections, which compares with 1.87% (24.59m) in the same quarter last year. But the subscriber growth rate of “full fibre” (FTTP/B) networks in the UK almost stalled in the latest quarter.

13th December, 2023 (57 Comments)

The UK telecoms, media and internet content regulator, Ofcom, has today introduced new guidelines that will effectively only allow broadband ISPs to use terms like “fibre” and “full-fibre” on their websites, and in contracts, if their network brings fibre optic cables all the way to your home (i.e. FTTP / FTTH).

Hyperoptic HQ London Hammersmith

23rd November, 2023 (0 Comments)

City-focused broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which has extended their full fibre (FTTP / B) network to cover “more than” 1.4 million UK homes in parts of 64 towns and cities, has launched a new Black Friday discount that offers 3 months of free service to new customers taking their 150Mbps, 500Mbps and 1Gbps packages.

Hyperoptic FTTP Cabinet by Network Architect JW Linkedin

5th October, 2023 (14 Comments)

Broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which is currently deploying their gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP/B) network across parts of 64 UK towns and cities, has today announced that their network now covers “more than” 1.4 million homes (up from 1.15m in Feb 2023) and has a total base of 300,000 customers (up from 275,000).

confused uk consumer

7th September, 2023 (18 Comments)

A new Attest survey of 1,000 UK broadband bill payers, which was commissioned by full fibre ISP Hyperoptic and conducted between 25th to 29th August 2023, has claimed that 25% of broadband customers feel furious, upset or confused after speaking to their internet provider, yet just 5% are in the process of switching.

Hyperoptic UK Engineers Training 2022

25th August, 2023 (5 Comments)

Network builder and UK broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which has so far extended their gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP/B) network to cover over 1.2 million homes (275,000+ customers), have announced that they’ve snapped up Liberty Global veteran Duncan Macdonald to be their new Chief Technology Innovation Officer (CTIO).

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22nd August, 2023 (56 Comments)

A few months ago Ofcom launched a new consultation that proposed to only allow broadband ISPs to use the terms “fibre” and “full-fibre” on their sites and in contracts “if their network uses fibre-optic cables all the way from the exchange to the home” (FTTP). But feedback suggests that the biggest providers are not supportive.

Hyperoptic UK Engineers Training Near Truck 2022

16th June, 2023 (32 Comments)

Network builder and broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which earlier this year revealed that their gigabit-capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) network had covered 1.15 million UK homes (inc. 275,000 customers), has today announced that they’re proposing to make around 110 redundancies (mostly build engineers) and refocus others to customer-facing roles.

Labour MP Stephanie Peacock sees Hyperoptic team in Pimlico

14th June, 2023 (15 Comments)

The UK Labour Party’s Shadow Digital Minister, Stephanie Peacock MP, has this week given her support to full fibre broadband ISP Hyperoptic in its ongoing campaign to stop mid-contract price rises by rivals, which often increases consumer prices well above the current level of inflation (hikes of 13-15% hit many consumers earlier this year).

AltNets Full Fibre UK Coverage Map May 2023 - INCA

17th May, 2023 (23 Comments)

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) and Point Topic just published their 2023 report into the impact of alternative “full fibre” (FTTP/B) gigabit broadband networks, which reveals that AltNets grew their UK cover by 50.18% in 2022 to top 8.22 million premises (up from 5.46m in 2021). But the rollout slowed.

optical fibre cable uk broadband icon

19th April, 2023 (11 Comments)

The FTTH Council Europe has today released their 2023 ranking of the European countries with the strongest take-up and annual growth of gigabit-capable “full fibre” (FTTP/H/B) broadband ISP networks. Once again, the United Kingdom continues to see exceptional growth (42% in homes passed) over the past year.

world internet connectivity

16th January, 2023 (6 Comments)

New research from Point Topic has revealed that world fixed broadband lines grew by 1.87% (24.59 million) in Q3 2022 to end the quarter on a total of 1.34 billion connections. But the subscriber growth rate of “full fibre” (FTTP/B) networks in the UK appears to have slowed in recent quarters.

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