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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 (11 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.

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.

9th November, 2020 (17 Comments)

The founder and CEO of UK rural “full fibre” broadband ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), Barry Forde MBE, has this morning announced that he intends to retire by the end of this year. The provider’s Board is currently overseeing the ongoing process of appointing a successor.

29th October, 2020 (2 Comments)

The Telcom Group and sibling ClearFibre have today launched yet another sub-brand broadband ISP called WeFibre, which appears to be targeting social housing and aims to deploy their 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to cover 1 million premises by the end of 2023. Better yet this speed will cost you just £20.

27th October, 2020 (48 Comments)

The CEO of rural UK full fibre ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), Barry Forde, has become the first person to sign-up to the provider’s new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) plan. The first live speed test of this produced a download speed of 8341Mbps and uploads of 6644Mbps, with latency of just 1ms.

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24th October, 2020 (10 Comments)

Broadband ISP and TV operator Virgin Media have just completed a small extension of their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in the Lancashire (England) towns of Blackburn and Darwen, which now covers an additional 1,200 homes.

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26th August, 2020 (5 Comments)

Businesses and some surrounding homes on the Hillhouse Technology Enterprise Zone in Wyre (Lancashire, England) look set to benefit after the local Wyre Council agreed to support a £250,000 extension (SPR-2) of the nearby Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN), which could widen the availability of gigabit broadband speeds.

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21st July, 2020 (1 Comment)

Some 4,000 extra premises in the large seaside town of Blackpool, which resides on the Lancashire coast, have just been added to ISP Virgin Media’s new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband and TV network. Average speeds of 516Mbps are available to those covered, but faster services are coming.

4th July, 2020 (52 Comments)

UK ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which is deploying a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network to rural premises in several counties across England, has furnished us with a progress update and revealed that they aim to reach 40,000 properties passed by 31st March 2022 and possibly c.70,000 by 2025/26.

29th April, 2020 (29 Comments)

B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which is currently working with volunteers to help fund and build a new gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network across rural parts of England, has confirmed that they’re now making a 10Gbps broadband package available to “everyone who wants it.” But you’ll need deep pockets.

28th April, 2020 (6 Comments)

Rural focused UK ISP B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North), which is working with volunteers to help fund and build a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network in remote areas, has partnered ZYXEL to offer their AX7501 router for free to 21 schools in Lancashire, South Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales.

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