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18th October, 2019 (2 Comments)

Axione UK, which is a subsidiary of French communications provider Axione S.A.S, has revealed that they’re planning to deploy a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based Gigabit-capable broadband network in the United Kingdom, which would be made available for other ISPs to harness via wholesale. All eyes on Scotland.

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10th October, 2019 (0 Comments)

Ofcom and benchmark firm P3 have examined a sample size of 150,000 UK mobile users, which revealed that people in Liverpool make the longest calls (average duration of 6 mins 51 seconds) and more than half of us (60%) use less than “1 gigabit (GB)” – we think they meant GigaByte – of mobile broadband data a month.

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1st October, 2019 (3 Comments)

As expected Ofcom has today introduced a cap on the wholesale cost of calls to 070 numbers, which can in some cases attract consumer charges of between 45p and £1.10 per minute but will now be aligned with the existing cap set by the regulator for calls to mobile numbers (currently around 0.5p per minute).

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28th September, 2019 (6 Comments)

A new study from Is My Bill Fair has resulted in the organisation claiming that existing customers of major broadband ISPs – including EE, BT, Virgin Media Plusnet, TalkTalk and Sky Broadband – are being “overcharged” between £91.20 and up to £235.56 per year as a result of the so-called “loyalty penalty.”

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27th September, 2019 (13 Comments)

The number of alternative network (altnet) UK ISPs, which are all planning to deploy Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband networks in an already fairly crowded market, has just increased yet again today with the tentative additions of Vorboss, Netomnia and Internetty (formerly Bright Orange Networks).

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25th September, 2019 (9 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has concluded their review of broadband ISP pricing and agreed industry changes that are designed to protect “vulnerable” consumers (e.g. pensioners) from “loyalty penalties,” which references how loyal customers (those who don’t switch or renegotiate) often end up paying more.

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25th September, 2019 (19 Comments)

In a surprise twist Mozilla has informed the Government that they now have “no plans” to enable the DNS-over-HTTPS security feature by default for UK internet users in their popular Firefox website browser, at least not without “further engagement with public and private stakeholders.” Doh!

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24th September, 2019 (1 Comment)

The national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed that they’ve opened a preliminary investigation into a 4G mobile network outage that struck part of EE UK’s (BT) platform on 21st May 2019, which may have left some customers unable to contact the emergency services.

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19th September, 2019 (10 Comments)

Low cost UK ISP TalkTalk has today responded to Ofcom’s wider call for greater industry fairness to consumers by unveiling a new set of “pricing commitments“, which they claim will ensure that “vulnerable customers can benefit from the best available deals” and receive the “most appropriate support” to meet their needs.

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17th September, 2019 (20 Comments)

Ofcom has published a Summer 2019 update to their Connected Nations report, which reveals that “full fibre” (FTTP) UK broadband coverage has risen to 8% (up from 7% four months ago) and the number of premises unable to get 10Mbps+ has declined from 619,000 to 578,000. Geographic 4G mobile cover remains at 66%.

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9th September, 2019 (24 Comments)

Broadband ISPs and the Government could clash with Mozilla after the internet technology developer announced that it would move forward with its proposal to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) by default in their popular Firefox website browser, albeit with tweaks to respect ISP network-level internet filters.

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30th August, 2019 (12 Comments)

Pure fibre optic broadband ISPs appear to be cropping up every month and today is no exception as we welcome F&W Networks into the club, which has an aspiration to deploy a new 100Mbps to 10Gbps symmetric speed capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to over 1 million UK homes and businesses by 2024.

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30th August, 2019 (4 Comments)

The UK communications regulator has today announced that it will make 10 million extra phone numbers available to people in London this year via the introduction of a new “(020) 4” range, which should help to keep up with increasing demand (30 million ‘020’ numbers have already been allocated across existing ranges).

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29th August, 2019 (6 Comments)

A new report reveals that Ofcom’s recent decision to soften regulation of BT’s (Openreach) high speed fibre optic Ethernet / data lines in the Central London Area (CLA) has resulted in rival UK ISPs – TalkTalk and Vodafone – lodging an appeal against the decision with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT).

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14th August, 2019 (4 Comments)

Ofcom has today confirmed that broadband and telecoms giant BT reported an incorrect level of turnover information to the regulator for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, which meant they had breached the regulator’s rules and a related 2011 General Demand for Information (GDI).

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12th August, 2019 (11 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (Telefonica) has criticised Ofcom’s recent proposal to defragment the 5G ultrafast mobile broadband friendly 3.4-3.8GHz radio spectrum bands after next year’s auction, which they complain favours Three UK (H3G) by allowing them to establish a “kingmaker” position from where they can obstruct rivals.

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9th August, 2019 (22 Comments)

A new Which? study has found that in 524 out of 650 UK parliamentary constituencies 4G mobile coverage is not available via all four operators to the whole constituency. The most poorly-served city-based constituencies (all under 80% coverage) were Rochford, Southend, South West Devon, Romsey and Southampton North.

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