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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.

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.

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.

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.

6G Internet UK Coverage Map Sept 2021

7th September, 2021 (11 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.

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