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giganet

18th September, 2018 (8 Comments)

Business and residential ISP Giganet (M12 Solutions), which is positioning itself to be a single source provider in the UK telecoms market, has launched its new website with packages across a variety of Openreach (BT) and alternative network based Leased Lines (Ethernet), FTTC, G.fast and FTTP broadband connections.

zen internet uk isp

18th September, 2018 (24 Comments)

Rochdale-based UK ISP Zen Internet has this week become the latest provider to launch a range of residential “ultrafast broadband” packages using hybrid fibre G.fast technology, which can offer average download speeds of 145Mbps (30Mbps upload) or 300Mbps (50Mbps upload).

vodafone and cityfibre home wall ftth install

12th September, 2018 (53 Comments)

ISP Vodafone has today revealed how much UK consumers will need to pay in order to access their new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based “Gigafast Broadband” network, which is initially being rolled out to cover 1 million homes in up to 12 of Cityfibre’s existing cities by the end of 2021.

sky broadband uk logo 2017

10th September, 2018 (22 Comments)

After a period of uncertainty it’s today been revealed that Sky Broadband has done a new wholesale deal with Openreach (BT) to sell the operator’s range of “ultrafast broadband” (G.fast and FTTP) services on to UK customers, which will come at a hefty price discount of up to 40%. Sky now hope to double their customer base.

sckipio gfast broadband logo

21st August, 2018 (5 Comments)

Israel-based chipset maker Sckipio has teamed up with Siklu to deploy a unique twist on hybrid fibre G.fast broadband technology, which is now able to get capacity from a millimeter Wave (mmWave) wireless link instead of a fibre optic cable. This is being used to deliver speeds of up to 800Mbps (aggregate) to flats.

gfast_openreach_sidepod_install

9th August, 2018 (80 Comments)

Industry sources have informed ISPreview.co.uk that Openreach (BT) are to revise down their UK rollout plan for 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre G.fast broadband ISP technology from 10 million to nearly 6 million premises. The aim is to refocus on their new Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) deployment.

asa_uk_adverts_trust

31st July, 2018 (44 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder Cityfibre has today launched the Coppersaurus campaign, which aims to draw attention to the UK’s “prehistoric broadband” and support their court case to end “misleading” uses of “fibre” terminology in ISP adverts (i.e. when it’s used to describe slower hybrid copper and fibre connections).

bt tower 624px

27th July, 2018 (20 Comments)

BT has published their latest results to the end of June (Q1 2018/19 financial), which report that the coverage of Openreach’s “ultrafast broadband” (100Mbps+ via FTTP and G.fast) network has reached 1.7 million UK premises. But sadly they’ve begun hiding their retail ISP customer figures.

openreach 2017 female back engineer

26th July, 2018 (24 Comments)

Telecoms giant Openreach (BT) has just published their first ever Annual Review 2017/18, which charts both their national network deployment progress and the many internal changes they’ve had to make over the past 12 months (mostly as a result of regulatory changes from Ofcom and the Government).

andrews and arnold isp logo aaisp 2015

24th July, 2018 (30 Comments)

UK ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP) has today announced that customers of their TeraByte home broadband packages (Home::1), which includes 1000GB (GigaBytes) of monthly usage, will see their usage allowance double to 2000GB (2 TeraBytes) from August 2018, at no extra cost.

broadband speed rocket and snail uk isp

24th July, 2018 (22 Comments)

Openreach (BT) is to cut the prices of their wholesale “fibre broadband” (FTTC and FTTP) products to ISPs by up to 40%, which they say is designed to encourage providers to switch more of their old copper line (ADSL) users on to faster internet connections and this in turn will help to improve coverage.

virgin media optical fibre is coax copper

16th July, 2018 (21 Comments)

A Censuswide survey of 3,422 home broadband ISP users has found support for Cityfibre’s legal challenge of the current UK advertising rules, which they say “misleadingly” allows so-called hybrid fibre ISPs to promote their services as being “fibre optic” despite using slower metallic cables (e.g. copper).

robin mersh ceo broadband forum

14th July, 2018 (57 Comments)

In a bid to deliver high speeds and more capacity to end users, ISPs are turning to that final stretch of copper to make ultrafast broadband a reality today. Tackling the last mile of the network that takes us right to the premises will unlock the extra bandwidth that consumers now expect for streaming content and practical communications applications.

gfast_pod_aaisp_uk

29th June, 2018 (28 Comments)

Internet provider Andrews & Arnold (AAISP) have today become the latest to launch a 160Mbps download and 50Mbps upload capable (maximum potential speed of the tier) G.fast based “ultrafast broadband” package as part of a new trial, which may be followed later by a 330Mbps capable plan.

ee uk logo

26th June, 2018 (8 Comments)

Mobile operator and ISP EE has today followed parent BT by launching their own range of G.fast based 145Mbps (28Mbps upload) and 300Mbps (47Mbps upload) download speed capable “Fibre Max” ultrafast broadband and phone packages for residential consumers, which start from £42 inc. VAT per month.

gfast_cabinet_internals

25th June, 2018 (54 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced that a further 59 locations across the United Kingdom will be the next to benefit from their on-going deployment of 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre G.fast (ITU G.9700/9701) broadband technology, which aim to cover 10 million homes and businesses by the end of 2020.

freeola logo

22nd June, 2018 (6 Comments)

Internet and hosting provider Freeola has today quietly become the latest UK ISP to launch a new “ultrafast broadband” service based off Openreach’s new hybrid fibre G.fast technology, which offers maximum download speeds of up to 330Mbps and uploads of up to 50Mbps.

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