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7th April, 2020 (0 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2020 survey has today presented several awards to Zen Internet and Direct Save Telecom (DST), which saw both UK ISPs scoop wins across multiple categories. In particular Zen scooped the “Best Broadband Provider” accolade among others, while DST won for value and customer care.

29th March, 2020 (0 Comments)

Most of the major UK broadband ISPs and mobile network operators have today agreed a set of “important commitments” with Ofcom and Government (DCMS) help to support and protect “vulnerable consumers,” as well as those who may become vulnerable due to circumstances arising from COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

15th March, 2020 (8 Comments)

The bosses of several other UK broadband ISPs and organisations, including Gigaclear, Cityfibre and Openreach among others, have now gone into self-isolation at home for at least 7 days after meeting the CEO of BT Group, Philip Jansen, last week. Initially it was thought that this only effected the chiefs of major mobile operators.

5th March, 2020 (0 Comments)

Urban full fibre ISP Hyperoptic has walked away with two more trophies, this time from the 2020 Compare The Market Simples Awards where they picked up wins under both the “Best Broadband Service” and “Best Broadband Innovation” categories.

26th February, 2020 (15 Comments)

Comparison site Broadband Genie has today revealed the winners of their broadband speed awards, which covers different categories across standard, superfast and ultrafast connections. Overall Hyperoptic, a full fibre (FTTP/B) ISP that serves apartment blocks, was named the fastest ISP for both downloading and uploading.

12th February, 2020 (58 Comments)

How about this for consumer choice. Some premises along a street in St James’s (Central London) have just become one of the first UK locations to enjoy a choice of three “full fibre” (FTTP) ultrafast broadband networks, including via Hyperoptic, Openreach (BT) and G.Network. But many more will soon crop up.

5th February, 2020 (8 Comments)

City focused full fibre broadband ISP Hyperoptic has conducted a new survey of 228 housing professionals and 2,000 UK homeowners or renters, which unsurprisingly reveals that most respondents now consider good broadband connectivity to be the “4th utility” alongside water, gas and electricity.

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8th January, 2020 (20 Comments)

The national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today launched their first combined Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review 2021-26 (FTMR), which proposes major changes to help boost investment in “full fibre” broadband and high capacity Ethernet (leased line) services for both the residential and business connectivity markets.

23rd December, 2019 (7 Comments)

City focused FTTP/B broadband ISP Hyperoptic, which claims to cover well over 400,000 UK premises, has today launched some big Black Friday beating discounts as part of their Christmas and New Year sale event. This is expected to run until 31st January 2020 and sees prices (50Mbps) start at just £16.80 per month.

9th December, 2019 (30 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.

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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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