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virgin media engineer poking cabinet

22nd July, 2019 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP and TV provider Virgin Media has today announced the completion of another rollout of their 500Mbps+ Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which has just reached 4,000 premises in the historic West Yorkshire market town of Pontefract.

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22nd July, 2019 (14 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has today announced that they’re cutting the wholesale prices of their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) ultrafast broadband lines from 1st September 2019, which is intended to help encourage take-up of the new service by ISPs (provided Ofcom approve their proposed changes, which they probably will).

house building uk broadband

22nd July, 2019 (5 Comments)

A new analysis of broadband coverage in the UK has indicated that 77.8% of new build homes constructed across the whole of 2019 so far were connected to a “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband ISP network (up from 70.5% in 2018), which rises to 94% for “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) coverage (up from 93% last year).

long_reach_vdsl_street_cabinet_upgrade

22nd July, 2019 (1 Comment)

Over the past few months we’ve had a number of emails from people in rural parts of Hampshire that have been overlooked by the state aid supported Hampshire Superfast Broadband project. All wanted to know how the council, which has been fairly quiet on the subject since 2017, planned to tackle the final 2-3% of premises.

virgin_media_engineers_plan_map

20th July, 2019 (19 Comments)

Cable TV and broadband operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) is reported to be examining the possibility of creating a new company in the UK, which could compete with Openreach (BT) in rural areas by building its own Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network (open access for other ISPs to harness).

slow as a snail uk network connection

20th July, 2019 (39 Comments)

A few years ago Sky Broadband became the first ISP to stop accepting orders from UK customers on lines – often rural ones – where speeds were stuck below 2Mbps (here). Sadly more providers appear to have joined this club of shunning those on slower lines, which for some may exasperate the feeling of digital exclusion.

optic fiber cable vector icon

19th July, 2019 (0 Comments)

The Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has begun consulting on its plan to implement the new European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) into UK law, which includes new provisions that are intended to boost the rollout of Gigabit speed “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband and 5G mobile networks.

cityfibre mk home build ftth

19th July, 2019 (21 Comments)

Cityfibre has today confirmed the next 14 UK cities and towns (only three are new additions) to benefit from Phase Two their £2.5bn rollout of a new Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network, which is being supported by residential ISP partner Vodafone and aims to cover 5 million premises by 2025.

avonline networks virgin media

18th July, 2019 (5 Comments)

Cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has signed telecoms builder Avonline Networks (M Group Services), which will support the rollout of their Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based RFoG / DOCSIS network to 70,000 extra premises across the South West of England, Wales and North East England.

cityfibre colourful fibre optic cables

17th July, 2019 (2 Comments)

Cityfibre’s £30m project to rollout a new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband ISP network to homes and businesses across the Cambridgeshire city of Peterborough has been given a boost with the appointment of a second civil engineering contractor, locally based firm Telcabo.

fttp home install outside wall openreach

17th July, 2019 (16 Comments)

Broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps should now be possible for around 10,000 homes and businesses across Twickenham (London) after Openreach (BT) completed their rollout of a new ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the area, which forms part of their wider “Fibre First” strategy.

county broadband fttp cabinet fenced

17th July, 2019 (9 Comments)

Alternative network ISP County Broadband, which last year secured an investment of £46m to help it roll-out a new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, claims to have identified 20 rural villages in South Norfolk and Breckland where they could extend their network in the near future.

talktalk office manchester

17th July, 2019 (9 Comments)

Budget UK ISP TalkTalk has this morning issued a thin trading update to the end of June 2019 (Q1 FY20), which sees them claim to be making “good progress on finding an infrastructure investment partner” for their FibreNation (FTTH broadband rollout) project but without actually announcing one.. again.

community fibre trench dig

16th July, 2019 (1 Comment)

Gigabit broadband UK ISP Community Fibre, which currently aims to bring their “full fibre” network to more than 500,000 premises (homes and businesses) across London by 2022, has today secured an extra £50m of funding from its two institutional investors – RPMI and Amber Infrastructure – to help support their plans.

engineer bt looking at telecoms and broadband cables

16th July, 2019 (7 Comments)

The Suffolk County Council in England has issued a new report on the progress of their £64m project to help extend the coverage of “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) capable ISP networks to 98% of local premises by the end of 2020, which after some initial delays is now running nearly 6 months ahead of schedule.

virgin media small trench digger fibre

15th July, 2019 (6 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has today announced that they’ve completed the rollout of their 500Mbps+ capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based DOCSIS / RFoG broadband and phone network to cover 4,000 extra homes in the Gorton area of Manchester.

hyperoptic fttp fttb wall install (Twitter)

15th July, 2019 (15 Comments)

City focused full fibre broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which currently claims to cover 500,000 UK premises and hopes to reach 2 million by the end of 2021 (aspiration for 5 million by 2024), appears to have quietly introduced a new 500Mbps package but it only shows up for certain areas / buildings.

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