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Isle of Man - Douglas Bay

17th June, 2024 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP Manx Telecom (MT), which serves premises on the Isle of Man (a British Crown Dependency) in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland, has warned that its ongoing work to deploy a new full fibre (FTTP) network across the island could be delayed due to issues with getting planning approval for new poles.

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31st May, 2024 (2 Comments)

Network operator and ISP Sure, which is present on the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey, has informed existing customers of their intention to increase mobile, phone and broadband prices – in line with the Retail Price Index (RPI) – by “up to” 6.1% (Isle of Man), 5.8% (Guernsey) and 5.7% (Jersey) from 1st July 2024.

Isle of Man - Douglas Bay

22nd April, 2024 (0 Comments)

Members of the Parliament of the Isle of Man (Tynwald) have backed calls for the Communications and Utilities Regulatory Authority (CURA) to introduce a low-cost social tariff for vulnerable broadband users (e.g. unemployed people). Separately, Manx Telecom are being accused of “non-compliance with Universal Service Obligations“.

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Isle of Man - Douglas Bay

28th February, 2024 (8 Comments)

Broadband ISP and mobile operator Manx Telecom, which serves homes and businesses on the Isle of Man (a British Crown Dependency) in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland, has confirmed that many of their customers will be hit by annual “inflationary” price hikes of 5.5% from 1st April 2024 (down from 12.5% last year).

Isle of Man - Douglas Bay

4th April, 2023 (0 Comments)

Broadband ISP and mobile operator Manx Telecom, which serves homes and businesses on the Isle of Man (a British Crown Dependency) in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland, has confirmed that many of their customers will be hit by annual price hikes of 12.5% from 1st May 2023.

Isle of Man - Douglas Bay

10th August, 2022 (1 Comment)

The Communication and Utilities Regulatory Authority (CURA) for the Isle of Man, a British Crown Dependency, has probed the 10% price hike introduced by local broadband ISP Manx Telecom during June 2022 and ruled that the operator broke the rules by failing to “fully inform” their customers of the increase.

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27th July, 2022 (2 Comments)

Connectivity Services provider Aqua Comms has announced the completion of their work to deploy the Celtix-Connect 2 subsea fibre optic cable, which now runs between Ireland (Dublin), the Isle of Man and England (Blackpool). The move means more resilient and faster broadband for premises on the isle.

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16th February, 2022 (0 Comments)

Some 170,000 homes and businesses across the Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey) and Isle of Man could soon see faster broadband speeds after local ISP Sure completed a major network capacity upgrade, which was delivered by technology and civil engineering provider Telent.

26th August, 2020 (4 Comments)

Thousands of customers of Manx Telecom on the Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency) have been left without broadband access for two long days after the provider suffered a major outage, although worryingly the provider has not yet been able to identify the problem.

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17th July, 2020 (6 Comments)

The Government of Jersey (English Channel Island) has signalled that it intends to “align” its approach to the deployment of 5G mobile technology with that of the UK, which effectively means banning the use of “high risk” vendors such as the Chinese firm Huawei and ZTE. Guernsey has echoed this.

20th May, 2020 (3 Comments)

The Isle of Man Government (British Crown Dependency) has agreed to invest £10m with local ISP Manx Telecom in order to help them extend the coverage of their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network from 25% (10,000) of local premises today to 99% by around the end of 2025.

14th March, 2019 (0 Comments)

The mains fixed line and mobile telecoms operator for the Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency), Manx Telecom, has recommended that its shareholders accept a £255.9m offer from Basalt Infrastructure Partners II GP Limited to acquire the business. The move is likely to boost investment in their FTTP and 5G roll-out.

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2nd May, 2018 (1 Comment)

Manx Telecom‘s roll-out of a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) ultrafast broadband ISP network on the Isle of Man is making progress. The operator now expects to reach 13% of local premises (4,600 homes and businesses) by the end of 2018.

11th October, 2017 (4 Comments)

Telecoms operator Sure has launched a “totally unlimited” 4G broadband service on the Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency), which it claims is a “superior alternative to fixed line broadband.” Download speeds of up to 40Mbps (2Mbps upload) are available over the new product.

13th July, 2017 (1 Comment)

The primary telecoms provider for the Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency), Manx Telecom, has confirmed that they intend to begin the roll-out of a new 1Gbps “ultrafast” Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband network during the second half of 2017 and will boost FTTC speeds to 200Mbps.

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