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Brsk Vans on Street

4th April, 2022 (1 Comment)

UK ISP Brsk has today confirmed that the rollout of their new gigabit-capable and “open access” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which is most active around parts of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire, has just reached 27,000 homes passed with 2,000 customers live in under 10 months.

31st March, 2022 (5 Comments)

Network operator Netomnia has today added the town of Horwich (Bolton) and the village of Bamber Bridge (Lancashire) to their ongoing UK rollout of a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP – XGS-PON) based broadband ISP network in England.

Project-Gigabit-UK-Broadband-Investment

29th March, 2022 (6 Comments)

The Building Digital UK team has today published another batch of Public Reviews (PR) for Surrey, Lancashire, Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire (inc. Swindon), Derbyshire, East Sussex and Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes under the Government’s £5bn Project Gigabit broadband rollout.

Aviat-Networks-WTM-4800-Multi-Band-Radio

29th March, 2022 (2 Comments)

UK ISP Quickline, which operates a mix of full fibre (FTTP) and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband networks across parts of Lincolnshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire, has revealed that they plan to upgrade their existing Microwave capacity links to support data speeds of 10Gbps (Gigabits per second) over distances of 10-12km.

fibre optic cable uk coloured spectrum gigapixel

3rd March, 2022 (1 Comment)

The Blackburn with Darwen Council has confirmed that they plan to commit £5.5 million from a new £90m development programme to help the Lancashire (England) town of Darwen upgrade thousands of premises to “ultrafast broadband” and deploy a new WiFi network across the town centre.

Brsk Back of Engineers Van

24th January, 2022 (3 Comments)

UK ISP Brsk, which is busy building a new gigabit-capable and “open access” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, has today announced a major expansion that will see them aim to cover 150,000 premises across the Greater Manchester area (i.e. Stockport and the surrounding areas, with plans for Middleton and Oldham).

B4RN FTTP Cabinet in the Snow

15th December, 2021 (12 Comments)

Community ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which are deploying a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across rural premises in England, has today marked the 10th anniversary of their share launch. The network currently covers around 20,000 premises and has connected 9,000 of those.

Freedom-Fibre-Engineer-by-Van

2nd December, 2021 (1 Comment)

Alternative network operator Freedom Fibre, which recently received a funding boost from UK ISP TalkTalk (here) and is busy building a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to homes in semi-rural parts of North England, has just added four new towns across Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester to their plans.

cityfibre engineer over reel of purple fibre

29th November, 2021 (5 Comments)

CityFibre aim to boost their £60m rollout of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network in the Lancashire seaside town of Blackpool by joining the Cooperative Network Infrastructure (CNI) scheme, which enables commercial re-use of existing local authority owned cable ducts and fibre.

Brsk-Accrington-Build

29th November, 2021 (3 Comments)

The town of Accrington in Lancashire (England), which is home to a population of over 35,000, has become the latest location to be added to ISP Brsk‘s ongoing UK rollout of a new gigabit-capable and “open access” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network.

brsk_logo_image

4th November, 2021 (4 Comments)

Full Fibre UK ISP Brsk, which recently began to build a new gigabit-capable and “open access” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of West Yorkshire and Lancashire in England (here and here), has now started to connect their first customers in a second town – Keighley.

Project-Gigabit-Image

20th October, 2021 (7 Comments)

The Broadband Delivery UK team have today launched a second batch of Open Market Reviews (OMR) for additional parts of England covered by Phase 2 of the Government’s new £5bn Project Gigabit broadband roll-out. This aims to identify any existing or planned commercial coverage by gigabit ISP networks.

Brsk engineer next to telegraph pole

20th October, 2021 (7 Comments)

Bath-based ISP Brsk, which only recently started to deploy their new gigabit-capable “open access” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in West Yorkshire (here), has now begun to expand into locations around the neighbouring county of Lancashire – starting with 50,000 homes and businesses in Burnley and Padiham.

TalkTalk Logo on Blue Wall

24th September, 2021 (1 Comment)

Low cost UK internet and phone provider TalkTalk has this week become a company with “significant control” over alternative network operator Freedom Fibre (FF), which is currently building a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to homes in semi-rural parts of Cheshire and Lancashire (England).

19th September, 2021 (3 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that they, alongside partner Circet and others, have begun trials of a new ‘Air Wand‘ (aka – Air Sabre or Air Lance) machine, which uses compressed air or high pressure water to break the ground and could speed up the rollout of their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network.

Freedom Fibre Engineers on Laptop

14th September, 2021 (3 Comments)

Alternative network ISP Freedom Fibre (FF), which started rolling out a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across semi-rural parts of North West England in March 2021, has today accelerated its growth forecast after securing a second major equity injection.

cityfibre optical fibre in trench

8th September, 2021 (2 Comments)

UK ISP Yayzi Broadband, which has already launched a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service in Blackpool (Lancashire) by harnessing ITS Technology‘s network, has now joined CityFibre’s rival full fibre build in order to expand their local coverage, as well as being able to launch in the nearby town of Preston.

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