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9th December, 2019 (29 Comments)

The owner of a £2.95m 30th floor apartment in The Heron (Barbican, London), 70 year old travel boss Stephen Shalson, is suing the building’s owners – Heron Residences LLP – for £97,300 after he moved in to find that the property didn’t have good broadband, which forced him to get online via external locations instead (cafes etc.).

25th November, 2019 (2 Comments)

City focused FTTP/B broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which claims to cover more than 400,000 UK premises, has gone live with its Black Friday discounts for 2019. As part of that they’re offering no connection fees across all of their services (use promo code BF19 on orders) and those taking a 12 month term will get a giftcard worth £50 – £75.

12th November, 2019 (13 Comments)

A few months ago we leaked information on a new 500Mbps package that was being tested by “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband ISP Hyperoptic (here). The good news is that this additional tier is now out of trial and will today be officially launched across their portfolio of packages.

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14th October, 2019 (0 Comments)

Urban “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband ISP Hyperoptic has today announced that the global investment firm KKR has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in the provider from funds managed by Newlight Partners LP and the Mubadala Investment Company. Sadly financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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3rd October, 2019 (4 Comments)

The Milton Keynes Council in Buckinghamshire has reached a new agreement with UK ISP Hyperoptic, which will see their 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / B) broadband network being rolled out to cover 4,500 social housing properties in the town. The work is “due to start imminently.”

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25th September, 2019 (0 Comments)

The Reading Borough Council has proposed a new agreement with UK ISP Hyperoptic that could result in them installing Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) initially to the authority’s own high-rise housing stock (subject to survey), but with the potential for further expansion to cover up to 75% of the geographic area of the Borough.

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20th September, 2019 (3 Comments)

A new survey of 1,000 UK students, which was conducted by OnePoll on behalf of full fibre ISP Hyperoptic, has claimed that broadband connectivity is a top “priority” for the vast majority (88%) when moving into student housing. Students also spend an average of 55 hours a week online, but just 14 hours of this on work.

hyperoptic engineer working in street getreading

10th September, 2019 (0 Comments)

One of the original backers of urban “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband ISP Hyperoptic, George Soros, has reportedly hired banking firm LionTree to oversee a partial or full sale of his stake in the business. The move follows last year’s £500m investment push (here), which will support their rollout to reach 2 million UK premises by 2021.

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10th September, 2019 (14 Comments)

Portsmouth-based UK ISP toob, which was setup by several of Vodafone’s former directors (here) and has attracted investment of £75m (here), is officially starting the rollout of their 900Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in Southampton, despite Virgin Media’s threat to “keep them out of our city.”

hyperoptic engineer over manhole

9th September, 2019 (11 Comments)

Full fibre UK broadband ISPs Hyperoptic and Gigaclear have once again made it into the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 for 2019, which is a league table of Britain’s top 100 private technology companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest 3 years. But they have both fallen in rank.

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18th August, 2019 (8 Comments)

Anybody lucky enough to be within reach of Hyperoptic’s Gigabit capable FTTP / FTTB broadband network, which at present covers about 500,000 UK premises across 39 UK “Hyper Cities“, will be pleased to know that they’re boosting both the download and upload speeds of their entry-level package.

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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25th June, 2019 (1 Comment)

City-focused full fibre broadband ISP Hyperoptic has today launched its first Digital Skills Academy for local people in Southwark (London), which they say will enable 50 “volunteer champions” to be given free training and support so that they can then help to develop the digital skills of other residents in the borough.

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30th May, 2019 (15 Comments)

City focused FTTP/B broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which claims to cover 500,000 UK premises and aims to reach 2 million by 2021 (ambition for 5 million by 2024), will later today launch a new promotion that discounts the cost of their packages even further for the first 12 months of service.

Hyperoptic UK Broadband ISP 2015 Logo

9th May, 2019 (9 Comments)

City focused fibre optic (FTTP/B) broadband ISP Hyperoptic has today appointed Peter White to be its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Naleena Gururani as their Chief People Officer (CPO). Both will work to help them roll-out a “full fibre” network to 2 million UK homes by 2021 and 5 million by 2024.

hyperoptic engineer next to network box

11th April, 2019 (5 Comments)

City focused UK fibre optic (FTTP/B) broadband ISP Hyperoptic has today claimed that their new-build installation teams have hit a 99% success rate for day-one connectivity in the last year, which means that residents moving into a new property enabled with their Gigabit speed capable service can get online within just 24 hours.

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29th March, 2019 (10 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today set out more detail on how they intend to change market regulation in order to promote competition and investment in the roll-out of Gigabit capable “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband ISP networks, which will support the Government’s ambition for “nationwide” FTTP coverage by 2033.

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