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1st March, 2021 (0 Comments)

Alternative network (altnet) provider Wessex Internet, which has built Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) and Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband services across rural parts of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, is set to launch a new range of faster services and cheaper pricing on 1st April 2021 following a major package refresh.

1st March, 2021 (0 Comments)

The Chairman of BT Group since November 2017, Jan du Plessis (aged 67), has today formally announced his intention to retire from the UK role – thought to be worth £700,000-a-year – just as soon as a successor can be appointed. The company’s Board has now begun the process of hunting for his replacement.

1st March, 2021 (4 Comments)

UK ISP Hyperoptic, which typically builds 1Gbps capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband networks to large residential (MDU) buildings, office blocks and some houses, has become the latest provider to launch a social style broadband tariff – called the ‘Fair Fibre Plan‘ – for people on specific means-tested benefits.

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1st March, 2021 (6 Comments)

The Welsh Government has issued a Q4 2020 progress update on their £52.5m Phase 2 Superfast Cymru contract with BT (Openreach), which is deploying a 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network to cover 39,000 extra premises in rural Wales. The data to December 2020 shows 15,649 premises have now been completed.

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28th February, 2021 (7 Comments)

The HM Treasury has announced that its plan to setup a new UK Infrastructure Bank, which was first proposed in last year’s Spending Review, will be supported by an initial £12bn in capital investment and £10bn in loan guarantees. In theory this could help to unlock more private investment, such as to boost the gigabit broadband rollout.

26th February, 2021 (12 Comments)

Full fibre operator Cityfibre has announced that their new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network has finally started to go live for customers in the south coast city of Portsmouth (Hampshire, UK), which is being supported by UK ISP partner Giganet. The rollout itself reflects an investment of £32m.

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25th February, 2021 (3 Comments)

The latest independent H2 2020 study of broadband coverage in UK new build homes has indicated that 88.5% of houses constructed last year were connected to a “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband ISP network (up from 87.3% in H1 2020), which rises to 97.7% for 30Mbps+ “superfast broadband” services (unchanged).

25th February, 2021 (13 Comments)

UK ISP G.Network, which is currently building a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to homes and businesses in London, has refreshed their range of packages and prices. As part of that they’re offering some significant discounts on their fastest tiers (e.g. £22 per month for 6 months on 900Mbps).

25th February, 2021 (5 Comments)

Communications provider MS3, which runs an independent Dark Fibre and business focused broadband network in Hull (East Yorkshire), has informed us that they are about to embark on a 70km long “city-wide expansion” of their “full fibre” network and this will also be used to serve local homes.

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24th February, 2021 (7 Comments)

UK ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has just completed another extension of their new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband and TV network to cover 2,600 homes in the large modern village of Allington (Kent), which is home to a local population of around 7,000 people.

24th February, 2021 (5 Comments)

TalkTalk has today shared a preview from the latest volume (2) of their new ‘Internet Insights‘ report with us, which is a quarterly analysis of the ISP’s network traffic and usage trends. For example, it notes that UK internet usage rose nationally by 40% during 2020, driven by streaming, online gaming and working from home.

24th February, 2021 (3 Comments)

UK ISP Hyperoptic, which usually builds 1Gbps capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband networks to large residential (MDU) and office buildings, has announced that they’ve joined forces with house builder Avant Homes to help connect 2,000 households across 22 of the company’s new development sites in 2021 and beyond.

24th February, 2021 (7 Comments)

London-focused broadband ISP CommunityFibre has announced that their 3Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network is now available to over 200,000 homes in the UK’s capital city, which represents a doubling of their coverage over the past year. On top of that their customer base has grown by 130% over the same period.

23rd February, 2021 (2 Comments)

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has today issued a progress update on Airband’s deployment of a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband (100Mbps+) network in North Devon, which has just gone live in Kentisbury Ford as part of the Fibre Extension Programme (FEP).

23rd February, 2021 (0 Comments)

Alternative network ISP Wessex Internet, which has built a mix of fixed wireless and Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband infrastructure across rural parts of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, has doubled its staff over the past year to reach a total 81 people.

23rd February, 2021 (12 Comments)

New UK ISP WeFibre, which is part of the wider Telcom Group (including sibling operator ClearFibre), has revealed to ISPreview.co.uk that they intend to deploy their new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to serve 9 rural communities in Cumbria and West Wales.

22nd February, 2021 (7 Comments)

The large Hertfordshire town of Hemel Hempstead in England appears to be next on the list of areas where UK ISP Hey! Broadband (F&W Networks) are deploying their new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network. Some build has already begun between the Chaulden and Boxmoor areas.

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