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7th October, 2020 (10 Comments)

Full fibre UK broadband ISP Jurassic Fibre has today announced that the South Somerset town of Yeovil, which is home to a population of 45,000 people, will be one of the next to benefit from their ongoing deployment of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network.

22nd September, 2020 (0 Comments)

Some 50 schools in rural parts of Bath and Somerset will soon gain access to “free ultrafast broadband connectivity for life,” which stems from UK ISP Truespeed and their on-going deployment of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in the area.

16th September, 2020 (9 Comments)

Full fibre UK broadband ISP Jurassic Fibre, which plans to cover 350,000 premises with a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in South West England (here and here), has confirmed that they’ll start to expand outside of Devon and into Somerset, with Honiton and Taunton being the next two areas to benefit.

9th September, 2020 (16 Comments)

Full fibre ISP Jurassic Fibre, which aims to cover 350,000 UK premises with a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across South West England (here and here), looks set to imminently expand beyond their initial deployment area in Devon by reaching into Somerset and Dorset.

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24th August, 2020 (4 Comments)

Apparently you can never have too many alternative full fibre broadband ISP networks, so here are two more with separate plans to expand across the United Kingdom in the near future – Westnetworks Innovations (WestWiFi) and FACTCO (Ecodial). Both providers already have some presence in the market.

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28th July, 2020 (1 Comment)

New UK operator Full Fibre Limited, which last year started building a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband network (here) – aimed at “rural and semi-urban areas” around Devon, Surrey, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, has done a new video to showcase their progress in Shrewsbury.

10th July, 2020 (8 Comments)

The troubled Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project has signed two extension contracts with UK ISP Airband and telecoms giant BT (Openreach), which will see a further 8,200 premises gaining access to faster “fibre broadband” (mostly full fibre FTTP) connections by the end of 2021.

17th June, 2020 (14 Comments)

Rural full fibre UK ISP TrueSpeed, which is deploying a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of South West England (Somerset), have begun their planned build to cover 6,000 properties and 1,000 businesses in the tiny cathedral city of Wells.

3rd June, 2020 (2 Comments)

Rural ISP TrueSpeed, which is backed by an investment of £75m from Aviva Investors and is deploying a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across South West England (mostly Somerset), has today appointed Paul Burridge as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to help accelerate their plans and future growth.

2nd June, 2020 (3 Comments)

After a four year campaign for better internet connectivity two villages in rural Somerset (England) – Wanstrow and Batcombe – will soon be able to receive a 30-50Mbps capable “superfast broadband” speed, which is all thanks to a new Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network from UK ISP Voneus.

28th May, 2020 (5 Comments)

Rural full fibre UK ISP TrueSpeed, which is backed by an investment of £75m from Aviva Investors and has been deploying a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across Somerset in South West England for the past few years, appears to now be extending into the large village of Saltford.

30th April, 2020 (0 Comments)

Fibre optic UK network builder Nextgenaccess, which is supported by an investment of £22m from the UK National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF) to help spread its 10Gbps broadband to businesses, has today confirmed the completion of their new 67km high capacity carrier-neutral fibre network between Bristol and Wales.

29th April, 2020 (9 Comments)

Rural UK full fibre broadband provider Truespeed, which is currently rolling out a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of South West England (e.g. Somerset), has today appointed one of KCOM’s former veterans – Henry West – to join its executive team as Commercial Director.

23rd April, 2020 (8 Comments)

Full fibre ISP Gigaclear has announced that their on-going roll-out of a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in Essex (England) has now covered 10,000 premises, which includes 1,153 homes and businesses that were added in just the last month alone. A further 20,000 are due to be covered by December 2021.

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9th March, 2020 (6 Comments)

Full fibre UK ISP Jurassic Fibre, which toward the end of 2019 began to roll-out a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in South West England (here), has issued an update on their progress and to announce the next set of deployment locations in East Devon.

25th February, 2020 (9 Comments)

After another slight delay the Connecting Devon and Somerset project last week launched their new procurement process (previously due by end of 2019), which aims to find a supplier that can help them to roll-out “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) across the remaining poorly served homes and businesses in both counties.

6th February, 2020 (16 Comments)

A small but important update has just been issued, which confirms that UK rural “full fibre” broadband ISP Gigaclear has reached a settlement with the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project. As part of that the provider will continue a commitment to complete the work in areas that were started under the former contracts.

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