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wightfibre gigabit island

17th September, 2018 (1 Comment)

The CEO of cable broadband ISP WightFibre, John Irvine, has issued a short update on their £35m project to deploy a new 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network to cover 53,000 of the 61,000 homes on the Isle of Wight (Hampshire) by the end of 2022.

box broadband isp surrey hills map

29th August, 2018 (4 Comments)

A new UK ISP called Box Broadband has recently entered the market and they’re working to build a Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based network to connect rural homes and businesses around Surrey (Surrey Hills), which in the future could be followed by similar areas in West Sussex and Hampshire (England).


25th July, 2018 (0 Comments)

After deploying in London, Leeds and Glasgow, BT has announced the first roll-out of 14 InLinkUK smart kiosks in central Southampton (Hampshire), which claim to offer the “UK’s fastest free public Wi-Fi” (‘up to’ 1Gbps), free UK phone calls, USB device charging and a range of other digital services to people in the vicinity.

onestream logo uk isp

19th July, 2018 (13 Comments)

A new Hampshire-based residential ISP called Onestream has recently launched into the UK market and in order to promote that fact they’re offering some aggressively priced standard (ADSL2+) and superfast (FTTC / VDSL2) broadband packages, which naturally all include phone line rental.

telecoms engineer street works at night

17th July, 2018 (15 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband, TalkTalk and associated ISPs around the Southampton region (Hampshire, UK) may be experiencing problems getting online or making phone calls this morning after roadworks accidentally damaged a major core fibre optic cable in the area.


11th June, 2018 (19 Comments)

Residents in the rural village of Ashmansworth (Hampshire, England) have finally been connected to a superfast broadband network after the community and local authority stepped in to help fund UK ISP Gigabeam to build an alternative wireless network, which followed a delay to Openreach’s (BT) deployment.

fibre optic cables and uk network server setup 2017

4th June, 2018 (3 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder Cityfibre and the new UK ISP connectivity brand name of M12 Solutions – Giganet – have today announced a joint project to deploy a new Gigabit capable “full fibre” broadband and Ethernet network for businesses inside the south coast city of Portsmouth (Hampshire, England).

wightfibre isle of wight broadband team

22nd March, 2018 (9 Comments)

The joint £35m project between cable ISP WightFibre and Infracapital, which aims to deploy a new Gigabit capable ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network to cover 53000 of the 61000 homes on the Isle of Wight (Hampshire, UK) by the end of 2022, has begun.

virgin media test and dun valley ftth build uk

12th March, 2018 (3 Comments)

Last year we revealed that a new community project with Virgin Media would extend the operator’s 350Mbps FTTH broadband and TV network to 12 small rural villages (around 4,000 premises) in the Test and Dun Valleys of Hampshire (England). Today the build phase has finally begun.

juice broadband

17th November, 2017 (1 Comment)

Poole-based ISP Juice Broadband has announced that their fibre optic fed Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband network has expanded the coverage of their 50Mbps capable service to new areas in East Dorset and West Hampshire, from a tower on St Catherines Hill near Christchurch.

isle of wight fibre optic map uk

8th November, 2017 (1 Comment)

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).

virgin media fttp and docsis deployment swindon

20th September, 2017 (6 Comments)

Traditionally Virgin Media is more of an urban centric cable operator, although a new campaign in the rural Test and Dun Valleys of Hampshire (England) means that their 350Mbps broadband and TV network will soon be able to reach c.4,000 premises across 12 small villages.

openreach engineer with drum of fibre optic cable

10th August, 2017 (5 Comments)

The Hampshire County Council in England has allocated £1 million to help fund and support local communities that will not benefit from the regional roll-out of “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) networks. Instead the communities can use the funding to help build an alternative, but there’s a catch.

spam ban sign

18th May, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has hit Hampshire-based business broadband ISP Onecom with a fine of £100,000 after they “broke the law” by sending millions of SPAM texts about mobile phone upgrades, which triggered 1,050 complaints from the public.


9th February, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Hampshire Superfast Broadband project in England, which is working with Openreach (BT) to roll-out “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) to 97.4% of local premises by 2019, has announced a deal that will add 400+ extra premises in the rural New Forest area to their coverage.

cumbria fibre optic install grasmere

15th December, 2016 (7 Comments)

The Hampshire Superfast Broadband project in England, which recently worked with Openreach (BT) to expand “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) coverage to 90% of the county (59,500 extra premises), has given the green light to a £7.8m extension that will bring the availability to 97.4% by 2019.


3rd November, 2016 (2 Comments)

Cable operator WightFibre, which serves homes and businesses on the Isle of Wight (an island just off the south coast in Hampshire, England) with TV and broadband speeds of up to 152Mbps, has announced the completion of a major network upgrade that has “increased capacity 32 times over“.

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