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23rd September, 2021 (1 Comment)

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has today issued a new post-summer progress update on ISP Airband‘s ongoing rollout of a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband (100Mbps+) network in the two counties, which ultimately aims to reach an extra 40,150 premises.

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22nd September, 2021 (6 Comments)

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has recently extended its Mobile Boost Scheme, which aims to improve 4G mobile (mobile broadband and voice) coverage in rural parts of the two counties by offering vouchers worth up to £1,200 toward the cost of an indoor mobile signal booster from a registered supplier.

22nd September, 2021 (1 Comment)

UK ISP Wessex Internet, which is currently building a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to rural homes and businesses in Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire (Southern England), has announced that they intend to create another 100 jobs in the region to help boost their rollout.

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30th August, 2021 (22 Comments)

In a new ISPreview.co.uk interview the Chairman of Swedish operator VX Fiber, Mikael Sandberg, has helped to illuminate the “stark difference in attitude towards fibre in the UK compared with Sweden” and highlights some of the ways in which FTTP broadband deployments on this side of the channel could be improved.

24th August, 2021 (12 Comments)

Broadband ISP Jurassic Fibre, which is currently deploying a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across parts of South West England, has today announced a large expansion of their rollout to include multiple new locations across Somerset, Devon and Dorset.

19th August, 2021 (3 Comments)

Broadband ISP Jurassic Fibre, which is deploying a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of South West England, has teamed up with energy-saving consultancy Balanced Energy and set itself a series of green goals to reduce the company’s carbon emissions by 50% before 2030.

19th August, 2021 (3 Comments)

Rural broadband ISP Gigaclear has today announced that their UK rollout of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network has started to reach two additional towns in Somerset (England), including Castle Cary (population of c.2,100) and Bruton (population of c.3,000).

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29th June, 2021 (6 Comments)

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has today issued its response to the UK Government’s consultation on upgrading broadband for “Very Hard to Reach Premiuses” (VHTRP), which calls for larger Gigabit Broadband Vouchers to support rural builds and warns against moving away from “future proof” fibre solutions.

18th June, 2021 (7 Comments)

Alternative UK network ISP Jurassic Fibre, which is deploying a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of Somerset, Devon and Dorset (here), has finally confirmed that their next rollout location will be the coastal town of Sidmouth and its surrounding villages.

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7th June, 2021 (10 Comments)

CityFibre has today announced the start of their “city-wide” £25m investment to deploy a new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the Somerset city of Bath, but they’ll be entering into an increasingly competitive market with several other gigabit-capable rivals.

4th June, 2021 (4 Comments)

Alternative network ISP Truespeed, which is supported by £75m from Aviva Investors, has confirmed that they’ve started work on their build of a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in the Somerset city of Bath, which will also include the surrounding areas of Keynsham, Saltford and South Widcombe.

1st June, 2021 (10 Comments)

Alternative UK network ISP Jurassic Fibre has announced that the next location to benefit from their ongoing rollout of a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network will be the small South Somerset (England) town of Wincanton, as well as some of its surrounding areas.

14th May, 2021 (7 Comments)

Rural UK ISP Wessex Internet has this week started to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband network in rural parts of South Somerset, which forms part of their state aid supported contract under the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme.

11th May, 2021 (0 Comments)

Rural homes and businesses around the Norwood Park area of Somerset (England), specifically those connected to the local network run by UK ISP Voneus, lost their internet connection over the weekend after a group of “misguided 5G protestors” damaged broadband equipment while mistaking it for a mobile mast.

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8th May, 2021 (18 Comments)

Alternative UK network ISP Jurassic Fibre, which at the end of last year announced that their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network would be deploying across the Somerset market town of Bridgwater (here), may soon face off against a new deployment from rival operator Virgin Media in the same location.

7th April, 2021 (1 Comment)

Blandford-based ISP Wessex Internet, which has built its own Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) and Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband networks across rural parts of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, has today launched a refresh of its brand with both a new logo and website to support the change.

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25th March, 2021 (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless and full fibre broadband ISP Voneus, which is now targeting future expansion into a potentially addressable market of 1.6 million UK homes (up from 900,000 previously), has announced that Macquarie Capital are increasing their ownership stake in the business and thus boosting their FTTP rollout.

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