» UK ISP News Archive » Article Tag: FTTH (573 Posts)
You are viewing a news and article archive for the FTTH tag (category), where older items are stored for readers to access and view. This is done to keep the systems running smoothly and prevents the front page from becoming too cluttered.

Article Archive for Category Tag: FTTH


23rd November, 2017 - 12:01 am (31 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today determined that it is “not materially misleading” to describe broadband services that use fibre optic cables for only part of the connection to consumers’ homes (e.g. FTTC) as “fibre broadband“, much to the annoyance of UK MPs and critics.

money pile

22nd November, 2017 - 1:29 pm (17 Comments)

The Government’s Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP, has today given his Autumn Budget 2017 speech and committed to invest £500 million into a “range of initiatives from artificial intelligence, to 5G and full fibre broadband” (£385m for the latter two specifically). But it’s not “new” money.

b4rn rural field ftth build nov 2017

22nd November, 2017 - 8:27 am (36 Comments)

The boss of rural ISP B4RN, which is rolling out a 1Gbps community-built and funded fibre optic (FTTH) broadband network to homes in Lancashire, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, has warned that the UK Gov’s proposed 10Mbps USO may force them to “retrench within our current boundaries.”

hyperoptic new van branding

20th November, 2017 - 9:52 am (0 Comments)

Urban fibre optic network builder and ISP Hyperoptic, which is deploying their FTTP/B ultrafast 1Gbps capable broadband network around parts of 28 cities and towns, has today boasted of working with 100 developers in the United Kingdom (e.g. Barratt London, Berkeley Homes, Crest Nicholson etc.).

cityfibre street works fibre optic urban

17th November, 2017 - 10:52 am (0 Comments)

A further 150 businesses in the South Fengate part of Peterborough (Cambridgeshire, UK) can now access a 1Gbps capable connection, which comes after Cityfibre completed the 4km extension of their existing c.120km fibre optic Ethernet and broadband network in the cathedral city.

wessex internet van

16th November, 2017 - 4:57 pm (0 Comments)

The Ranston Estate has agreed terms to acquire M12 Solutions’s share of their alternative network ISP Wessex Internet, which has deployed a mix of fibre optic (FTTH) and fixed wireless broadband services into rural parts of North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset in England.


16th November, 2017 - 4:35 pm (0 Comments)

Rural UK ISP Gigaclear has signed a new deal with civil engineering company the John Henry Group, which will help to extend their 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) broadband network to 21,000 homes and businesses in the East Midlands (Northamptonshire, UK).

TalkTalk Logo 2017

15th November, 2017 - 8:46 am (1 Comment)

UK Internet provider TalkTalk has today published their interim results for the 6 months to 30th September 2017 (H1 2018), which reveals that they added +46,000 new on-net broadband subscribers in the period to total 3,993,000 (29% of those use their FTTC/H “fibre broadband” network).

Vodafone UK 2016

14th November, 2017 - 12:34 pm (9 Comments)

Vodafone has published their latest Q3 2017 (calendar) results, which saw their fixed line broadband base grow by +33,000 in the quarter to total 278,000 (better than the +29K added in Q2). Meanwhile 4G Mobile coverage (population) has reached 97% of the UK and they’ve cut their FTTC prices.

aylesbury vale broadband ftth rollout bucks

11th November, 2017 - 12:01 am (20 Comments)

The Aylesbury Vale Broadband project, which is deploying a “full fibre” (FTTH/P) broadband network to a number of rural Buckinghamshire (England, UK) villages, is currently said to be “considering expressions of interest” from potential buyers and this week also saw the operator’s MD depart.

fibre optic broadband and ethernet network cable

9th November, 2017 - 7:19 am (84 Comments)

In a major development Cityfibre and ISP Vodafone have this morning announced a new “long-term strategic partnership” that will bring Gigabit-capable “full fibre” (FTTH) broadband to “up to” 5 million homes and businesses across the United Kingdom by 2025, with the rollout starting by mid-2018.

isle of wight fibre optic map uk

8th November, 2017 - 12:17 pm (0 Comments)

Cable operator WightFibre has this week taken the wraps off their plan to deploy a new “full fibre” (FTTH) ultrafast broadband network to cover 53,000 of the 61,000 homes on the Isle of Wight (Hampshire, UK) by the end of 2022, which is being supported by an investment of £35 million (Infracapital).

truespeed engineers looking at cabinet

6th November, 2017 - 2:17 pm (0 Comments)

TrueSpeed Communications, which recently secured £75m of new investment (here) and is busy rolling out an FTTP ultrafast broadband network to rural areas in South West England (UK), has named some of the next areas that are likely to benefit from their future build phase.

sasha williamson luminet ceo

6th November, 2017 - 12:01 am (7 Comments)

The CEO of Luminet, Sasha Williamson, has told ISPreview.co.uk as part of our new interview that the United Kingdom should focus on deploying Gigabit capable broadband networks “nationwide” and that the plan for a 10Mbps minimum download speed (USO) is “laughable in this digital age.”

fibre optic cables green and blues uk

2nd November, 2017 - 12:34 pm (47 Comments)

The Government’s Digital Minister, Matt Hancock, has told the Broadband Stakeholder Group 2017 Conference that existing hybrid fibre FTTC services are “not fit for the future” and that they will “strain every sinew” (wrong fibre Matt) to get “full fibre” (FTTP/H) ultrafast broadband rolled out in Britain.

bt uk isp logo

2nd November, 2017 - 8:20 am (13 Comments)

The BT Group has published their latest results for Q3 2017 (calendar), which saw their retail broadband base add 22K subscribers to total 9,307,000 (up from 19K in Q2 vs 29K in Q1) and this includes 5.285 million “fibre broadband” FTTC/P users (up by 179K vs 170K in Q2 and 211K in Q1).

fibre optic blue light abstract 2017

31st October, 2017 - 9:12 am (34 Comments)

After conducting an industry consultation Openreach (BT) has today claimed that ISPs offered “broad support” for their proposal to conduct a “large scale” rollout of Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) ultrafast broadband across the UK, which could in theory reach 10 million premises by 2025. But no deal.. yet.

Page 1 of 34123456...1020...Last »
*Javascript must be ON to vote*
New Forum Topics
Helpful ISP Guides and Tips
The Top 20 Category Tags
  1. BT (2012)
  2. Broadband Delivery UK (1361)
  3. FTTP (1346)
  4. FTTC (1291)
  5. Openreach (1020)
  6. Politics (1009)
  7. Business (914)
  8. Statistics (808)
  9. Fibre Optic (776)
  10. Mobile Broadband (733)
  11. Wireless Internet (678)
  12. Ofcom Regulation (673)
  13. 4G (617)
  14. Virgin Media (612)
  15. FTTH (573)
  16. Sky Broadband (474)
  17. TalkTalk (451)
  18. EE (396)
  19. Security (323)
  20. 3G (288)

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms  ,  Privacy and Cookie Policy  ,  Links  ,  Website Rules