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18th January, 2013 (0 Comments)

The boss of Zen Internet, Richard Tang, has said that the ISP expects a boom in demand for superfast broadband (FTTC/P) services over the coming years and plans to invest £4 million on a related network upgrade during 2013. Tang suggests that the effort could deliver a huge surge in its revenues.

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16th January, 2013 (14 Comments)

BT has warned Dido Harding, the boss of its arch rival TalkTalk, that her ISP is in danger of being “remembered as broadband luddites clinging to a copper raft in a sea of fibre” after Harding criticised the lack of competition and regulation in the United Kingdom’s emerging market for fibre optic based superfast broadband (FTTC/P) services.

bt openreach fibre optic broadband

15th January, 2013 (14 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s telecoms network in the United Kingdom, has announced the pricing for phase two of its “ultra-fast” 330Mbps (30Mbps uploads) capable FTTP on Demand (FTTPoD) broadband service that will be made available via FTTC (up to 80Mbps) supporting street cabinets from spring 2013.

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2nd January, 2013 (31 Comments)

When is a “fibre optic” broadband service not fibre optic? The answer might seem obvious but if so then it’s not something that the industry appears keen to respect. But just what does the term fibre optic actually mean and why are ISPs so eager to use and in some cases abuse it.

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27th December, 2012 (13 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national UK communications network, has confirmed that the first technical trial of its new 220Mbps (Megabits per second) Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband product for ISPs will take place between 1st and 28th February 2013.

bt rural fibre broadband cabinet uk

21st December, 2012 (5 Comments)

BT and the Suffolk County Council (SCC) have today signed a new £40 million contract that will use government state aid from the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) office to help make superfast broadband (25Mbps+) ISP services available to 85-90% of local homes and businesses by the end of 2015 (but it use to be June 2015).

bt openreach fibre optic broadband

21st December, 2012 (1 Comment)

BT and the Norfolk County Council (NCC) have today signed a new £41 million contract, which will see a mix of public and private money being used to help make superfast broadband (25Mbps+) ISP services reach “more than” 80% of local homes and businesses by autumn 2015 (i.e. below the UK’s national target of at least 90%).

gigaclear uk

19th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Gigaclear has announced plans to upgrade its Rutland Telecom managed network in the rural market town of Uppingham (Leicestershire) with a new 1Gpbs (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic broadband (FTTP) service, which will be priced from £37 per month.

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18th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

The £132m “Big Build” Superfast Cornwall project, which aims to make BT’s superfast broadband ISP services available to “at least” 80% of premises in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly by the end of 2014, has connected 17,000 customers in the region and reached Britain’s most southerly community (Lizard Point).

bt borders broadband deal

17th December, 2012 (11 Comments)

BT has today officially signed and detailed the joint £56.6 million Borders Broadband project, which uses public money to help make superfast broadband (24 to 30Mbps+) services reach 90% of homes and businesses in Herefordshire and Gloucestershire by the end of 2016 and 100% by 2018.

gigaclear uk

6th December, 2012 (7 Comments)

UK ISP Gigaclear has today confirmed that the two Oxfordshire villages of Fyfield and Tubney (England) can expect to receive ultra-fast broadband speeds of up to 1Gpbs (Gigabits per second) via a new fibre optic (FTTP) network from early 2013.

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5th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

The UK government’s Chancellor, George Osborne MP, has today announced his Autumn Statement and revealed the final list of 12 “smaller cities” that will benefit from around £50m (Urban Broadband Fund) to help expand the coverage of “ultra-fast” broadband (80-100Mbps+) and “high speed” public wifi services into neglected areas.

bt openreach fibre optic broadband

5th December, 2012 (21 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which manages access to BT’s national UK telecoms network, has slashed the monthly price of its “ultra-fast” 330Mbps (Megabits per second) capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband service by a whopping 37%! Installation prices for the operators new On Demand (FTTPoD) solution have also been revealed.

zen internet uk isp

27th November, 2012 (20 Comments)

ISP Zen Internet has warned that businesses in the United Kingdom should “stop focusing” on the perceived need for true fibre optic (FTTP/H) broadband services, which take the fibre direct to their doorstep, because their needs can already be met by the existing but slower Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) solutions.

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27th November, 2012 (4 Comments)

The Superfast Cornwall project, which is working with BT to make superfast broadband solutions available to at least 80% of premises in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly by the end of 2014, has uploaded a video demo from its recent trial of a 10Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable “hyper-fast” fibre optic service using the latest XGPON (10G-PON) standard.

gigaclear uk

23rd November, 2012 (8 Comments)

UK ISP Gigaclear (Rutland Telecom) has successfully secured enough equity financing to “substantially accelerate” the roll-out of its ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband networks into more rural communities.

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21st November, 2012 (3 Comments)

ISP Gigaclear (Rutland Telecom), has confirmed that 400 homes in the civil parish villages of Appleton and Eaton in Oxfordshire (England, UK) can now receive a 1Gpbs (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic broadband (FTTP) service from £37 a month. But more communities will soon follow.

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