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Virgin Media O2 Engineers Holding Fibre Cables

20th June, 2024 (7 Comments)

Network operator nexfibre, which shares some of their parentage with broadband ISP partner Virgin Media (O2), has today announced that they expect to cover 13,000 premises across the Kent (England) city of Canterbury via their new wholesale accessible 2Gbps speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network.

lightning fibre pole

25th February, 2024 (46 Comments)

Eastbourne-based network operator and ISP Lightning Fibre Ltd, which was busy deploying a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of Sussex and Kent in England, fell into administration last week – only a few days after the company cancelled £39.3m worth of shares.

Bundle of optical fibers with lights in the ends. Blue background.

23rd February, 2024 (38 Comments)

Network operator nexfibre, which shares the same parentage as Virgin Media (VMO2), has this morning published a new quarterly (Q1 2024) progress update on their work to deploy a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) broadband ISP network across up to 7 million UK premises.

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CityFibre Trenching Engineers 2022

6th February, 2024 (55 Comments)

CityFibre has today secured another five of the UK government’s Project Gigabit broadband rollout contracts, totalling over £394m. The deals will spread their full fibre (FTTP) ISP network to over 202,000 hard to reach premises across parts of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Sussex, Kent, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire & Milton Keynes.

2023 Openreach FTTP Engineer Close Up

30th January, 2024 (4 Comments)

Network access provider Openreach has announced that they’ve started their rollout of a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network in the town of Dover (Kent). Separately, they’ve also issued a progress update on their £4.5m project to deploy the same network on the Isle of Wight (just off the south coast of Hampshire).

lightning fibre pole

27th November, 2023 (12 Comments)

Eastbourne-based broadband ISP Lightning Fibre, which is rolling out a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of Sussex and Kent in England, appears to have responded to CityFibre’s recent move to launch faster tiers by adding a new 2.5Gbps (symmetric) product tier for residential customers on its network too.

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Virgin-Media-O2-Engineer-Looking-at-Diagram

7th November, 2023 (40 Comments)

Network operator nexfibre, which holds a wholesale partnership with Virgin Media (VMO2) to deploy a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across up to 7 million UK premises, has today published its first “nationwide rollout plan” for 2024 – listing the first large batch of planned locations.

Bundle of optical fibers with lights in the ends lay on keyboard.

3rd October, 2023 (0 Comments)

The Ashford Borough Council (ABC) in Kent, England, has published a review of the local area’s progress on improving broadband and have identified, perhaps unsurprisingly, that “more needs to be done” to ensure that all local residents and businesses benefit from access to “fast and reliable internet connections“.

Lightning-Fibre-Engineers-Outside-Van

17th August, 2023 (6 Comments)

Blocks of flats across the South East of England, specifically those from UK housing group Orbit, look set to benefit from a “new” plug-and-play solution to full fibre (FTTP) broadband deployment, which is to be delivered by fibre installations specialist Complete Fibre – supported by broadband ISP Lightning Fibre.

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Netomnia_engineers_working

8th August, 2023 (43 Comments)

Some 14,000 homes and businesses in the Kent (England) town of Sevenoaks will soon benefit after Netomnia, supported by UK ISP YouFibre, started a £4.2m project to deploy their 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) broadband network in the area.

lightning-fibre-cabinet-installed

24th July, 2023 (8 Comments)

Network builder and UK broadband ISP Lightning Fibre, which is deploying a multi-gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of Sussex and Kent (England), has today announced the appointment of an interim CEO, Stefan Stanislawsk, to replace the company’s outgoing boss and founder, Ben Ferriman.

Netomnia Kent Rollout Map 2023

24th March, 2023 (22 Comments)

Network operator Netomnia – supported by UK ISP YouFibre – has just quietly added two new towns in Kent (England) to the 2023 rollout plan for their 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which has already been extended to cover 410,000 UK premises (up from 300k in November 2022).

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vfast orbital net van

24th February, 2023 (11 Comments)

Kent-based independent UK ISP Vfast (Orbital Net), which sells packages to homes via a mix of wireless (FWA) and full fibre (CityFibre and OFNL) broadband networks, has today committed to tackle the cost-of-living crisis by “[locking] in prices for all contracts, indefinitely” (i.e. no mid-contract inflation-linked increases, ever).

Vfast-10000-UK-broadband-customers

31st January, 2023 (2 Comments)

Kent-based independent UK ISP Vfast (Orbital Net), which sells packages to consumers based on a mix of fixed wireless access (FWA) and full fibre (CityFibre and OFNL – in London and Medway) broadband networks, has today announced that they’ve signed-up their 15,000th internet access customer.

Cityfibre FTTP Line Tester 2023

12th January, 2023 (9 Comments)

Cityfibre has today confirmed that they’ve begun the construction phase of their £50m project – supported by civil engineering firm Lanes-i – to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network to “almost every home and business” in the Kent (England) town of Maidstone.

lightning fibre pole

8th December, 2022 (20 Comments)

Broadband ISP Lightning Fibre, which is currently deploying a Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of Sussex and Kent in England, has today reduced the price of its entry-level 100Mbps residential package to £18 (until 31st Dec), launched a new 50Mbps (symmetric) social tariff and begun testing a 3Gbps package.

EE-Leaveland-Mast-in-Kent

20th November, 2022 (20 Comments)

Residents and businesses on EE’s mobile network in the area surrounding the tiny rural hamlet and civil parish of Leaveland in Kent (England) have complained after a fault with the operator’s local mast left them without a working 4G connection, as well as a poor signal in other areas (via other masts), for two weeks and counting.

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