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orbitalnet vfast broadband mast

15th October, 2018 (0 Comments)

The boss of UK ISP Orbital Net (Vfast), Darren Brown, has today spoken to ISPreview.co.uk about how they’re testing a new 100Mbps service and his concern that fixed wireless broadband provision is “often overlooked by government“. Despite this he is happy to support the idea of a full fibre (FTTP) USO.

trooli isp logo

5th June, 2018 (11 Comments)

Alternative network provider Call Flow Solutions has today taken the wraps off their new UK ISP brand, Trooli, which has spent the past few months gathering private investment and quietly rolling out a new Gigabit capable rural Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband network in Kent (England).

gigaclear soil dig ftth fttp

24th May, 2018 (14 Comments)

Rural fibre optic UK ISP Gigaclear has announced that they’ve invested a further £6.2 million (£8m total so far) to expand their existing Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) broadband network to reach more than 4,500 additional homes and businesses in West Kent (England) by the end of 2020.

superfast broadband from openreach bt sign

11th May, 2018 (4 Comments)

The Kent County Council has unveiled how it will aim to improve local coverage of fixed line “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) networks beyond the current 95%, which will involve a £4.545m (gainshare) extension of the existing BT (Openreach) contract and a new ‘Kent Voucher Scheme’.

true telecom uk isp

2nd February, 2018 (0 Comments)

Business ISP Onecom has today confirmed that they’ve acquired some 3,000 customers from troubled broadband and phone provider True Telecom, which entered administration during November 2017 (here) after a series of fines and financial troubles hit the company.

true telecom uk isp

9th January, 2018 (0 Comments)

Troubled Kent-based broadband and phone provider True Telecom, which entered administration in November 2017 (here), has found a buyer for its customer base but not the company itself. The administrators report also reveals that HMRC sought £722,916 from the company as part of a winding-up petition.

true telecom uk isp

17th November, 2017 (1 Comment)

Troubled phone and broadband ISP True Telecom, which went into administration at the end of last month (here), has now been hit with yet another major problem after Ofcom slapped them with a £300,000 fine for mis-selling their landline telephone services to over 100 people.

true telecom uk isp

7th November, 2017 (4 Comments)

Kent-based ISP True Telecom, which is under investigation by Ofcom for their handling of service migrations (here) and was recently find £85k by the ICO for “making illegal nuisance calls” that gave “the impression they were from BT” (here), has gone into administration.

fibre optic cables on a table

19th October, 2017 (8 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced that they are to conduct a second Proof of Concept (PoC) trial of “Spectrum Refarming” technology, which in theory could result in a boost to broadband speeds by allowing different technologies (e.g. FTTC / VDSL2 and G.fast) to share the same spectrum frequency.

true telecom uk isp

12th September, 2017 (8 Comments)

Kent based broadband ISP True Telecom, which is already in hot water with Ofcom over their handling of service migrations (here), has been fined £85,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for “making illegal nuisance calls” and giving “the impression they were from BT” (Openreach).

true telecom uk isp

1st August, 2017 (7 Comments)

A lengthy investigation by Ofcom has found “reasonable grounds for believing” that Kent based broadband ISP True Telecom may have breached several consumer protection rules over their handling of service migrations and contracts, including SLAMMING.

openreach uk telecoms engineer with back turned

10th May, 2017 (13 Comments)

A new Proof of Concept trial in Kent (England) is about to begin that could allow Openreach’s (BT) new ultrafast G.fast technology to share the same spectrum as existing FTTC (VDSL2) “fibre broadband” services, which in the future might help to boost speeds beyond 330Mbps.

virgin media project lightning rollout wrexham

24th April, 2017 (2 Comments)

At present only around a third of homes and businesses in the county of Kent (England) can access Virgin Media’s 350Mbps capable cable broadband and TV network, but that’s about to be boosted after the operator confirmed that their network will add “up to” another 108,000 premises.

g.fast kent cabinet live

13th March, 2017 (14 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has today announced that the first customer on their new pilot of ‘up to’ 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre G.fast (ITU G.9700/9701) broadband technology has gone live in Gillingham (Kent). The pilot aims to reach 138,000 premises in 17 UK locations by the end of March 2017.

call_flow_street_cabinet_slu_fttc

28th February, 2017 (0 Comments)

Alternative network ISP Call Flow Solutions has completed another expansion of their ‘up to’ 100Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC / VDSL2) based broadband network in Kent, which now includes an extra 700 premises in parts of rural Fairseat and Stansted.

true telecom uk isp

21st October, 2016 (39 Comments)

Kent-based broadband ISP True Telecom has attracted Ofcom’s gaze after a number of customer complaints prompted the regulator to open an own-initiative investigation into how the provider handles, or potentially mishandles, consumer contracts and service migrations.

vfast

11th May, 2016 (1 Comment)

Kent-based wireless broadband ISP VFast has, in an unexpected move, become the latest provider to offer services over GTC’s 300Mbps open access Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network, which is available to a number of new build home developments around the United Kingdom.

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