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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 (1 Comment)

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.

6G Internet UK Coverage Map Sept 2021

7th September, 2021 (9 Comments)

Fixed wireless UK ISP 6G Internet (IX Wireless) has announced that their 100Mbps capable “Air Fibre” broadband network is now rolling out, via new telegraph poles, across the Lancashire town of Burnley and its surrounding areas. The first services are expected to go live for local customers within the “coming months“.

6th September, 2021 (0 Comments)

UK ISP Grain Connect, which recently secured a £75m equity investment from Equitix to help fuel their rollout of a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to 300,000 premises (here), has today announced that their 1000Mbps+ capable service is being deployed to homes and businesses in the city of Liverpool.

31st August, 2021 (0 Comments)

Full fibre broadband ISP Grain Connect, which recently secured a major £75 million equity investment from Equitix (here), has today announced that their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network is being extended to cover the large Lancashire town of Accrington – home to a population of around 35,000.

IX Wireless Mast in Blackburn

12th August, 2021 (30 Comments)

The decision by fixed wireless network builder IX Wireless (UK ISP 6G Internet) to deploy a new 15-metre high broadband mast in the Lancashire town of Blackpool has attracted an angry response from local residents. Many of which live in bungalows and fear the new infrastructure will be ugly, dominant and may devalue their homes.

Freedom Fibre Van and Engineer in Cherry Picker Box

9th August, 2021 (4 Comments)

Alternative network provider Freedom Fibre (FF), which since earlier this year has been busy building a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across semi-rural parts of Cheshire (England), appears imminently set to go live with their first customers (on TalkTalk) in the village of Culcheth.

21st June, 2021 (15 Comments)

The B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North) project, which is deploying a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across rural premises in several English counties, has revealed that they’ve now covered around 17,000 premises (8,600 connected customers) and are trialling a new £5 Connect Plus tariff.

14th June, 2021 (13 Comments)

UK ISP FACTCO (Ecodial) appears to be making progress on a growing number of their community focused Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband deployments, which is helping to make gigabit speed connectivity available to homes across parts of Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire and Lancashire.

4th June, 2021 (5 Comments)

Fixed wireless ISP 6G Internet (IX Wireless), which despite the name is not connected to the future 6G mobile standard, has today announced the launch of a new “game changing” gigabit broadband network across the Lancashire (England) town of Blackburn. The provider also aspires to cover another 250,000 UK premises this year and 4 million by 2025.

19th April, 2021 (12 Comments)

CityFibre and their civil engineering partner Telent have today broken ground on a new £60m project in the Lancashire seaside town of Blackpool, which aims to deploy a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network to cover nearly all local homes and businesses.

11th March, 2021 (9 Comments)

CityFibre UK has today issued some important progress updates on their plans to deploy a new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network to cover premises (homes and businesses) across the city of Glasgow (Scotland), and the towns of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire and Blackpool in Lancashire (England).

9th March, 2021 (4 Comments)

CityFibre UK has today announced that they’ve started detailed survey work for another of their planned builds, which will see them invest £30 million to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the Lancashire city of Preston.

fibre optic cables and computer keyboard 2020

18th February, 2021 (4 Comments)

The ITS Technology Group has today announced that, as part of the operator’s wider ‘Faster Britain‘ digital infrastructure project, their new gigabit-speed and business focused “full fibre” broadband network is set to start going live in the Lancashire (Northern England) city of Preston from the end of April 2021.

22nd January, 2021 (22 Comments)

Some 6,800 additional homes in the town of Accrington, which sits in Lancashire (England), have just become the latest to benefit from the on-going expansion of UK ISP Virgin Media’s (Liberty Global) new gigabit-capable and Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband network.

5th December, 2020 (9 Comments)

A new UK ISP called Yayzi Broadband has announced that their new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network has just gone live in the large seaside resort town of Blackpool (Lancashire), which appears to be based off the infrastructure that the ITS Technology Group are currently deploying in the area.

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