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swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

20th February, 2018 (4 Comments)

The Swindon Borough Council‘s £1.9m contract with UKB Networks, which has been building an LTE (4G) based Fixed Wireless Access network that can bring “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) to 19,500 premises (99.4% total coverage), is facing a fresh challenge over changes to its deployment.

uk broadband mast swindon UK

15th June, 2017 (15 Comments)

The Labour Leader for North Swindon, Jim Grant, has called on the council to stop spending public money on the construction of a superfast (24Mbps+) fixed wireless broadband network from UKB Networks because it is now in “direct competition” with BT and Virgin Media’s new “fibre” networks.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

11th July, 2016 (2 Comments)

The £1.9m UKB Networks contract to roll-out a new superfast (24Mbps+) wireless broadband network in North Swindon faces a big test tomorrow when a revised application for 4 new masts goes before the planning committee, but recent developments from BT and Virgin Media may complicate the vote.

female_openreach_engineer_with_harness

30th June, 2016 (47 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced that their up to 80Mbps FTTC and 330Mbps FTTP broadband network will be extended to cover 6,500 premises in the Priory Vale part of North Swindon (Wiltshire), which should add further competition for cable operator Virgin Media and wireless ISP UKB Networks.

virgin media engineer touching fibre optic wires

15th June, 2016 (4 Comments)

Earlier this month reports claimed (here) that cable operator Virgin Media were on the verge of announcing a major expansion of their 300Mbps broadband and TV network into parts of North Swindon (Wiltshire), where a state aid supported wireless network is deploying, and it’s now been confirmed that 7,000 premises will benefit.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

6th June, 2016 (0 Comments)

The Superfast Swindon project in Wiltshire (England), which last month revealed the initial roll-out areas for UKB Networks controversial new 4G fixed wireless superfast broadband service (details), has now confirmed the first supporting ISPs and package prices for local residents.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

3rd June, 2016 (5 Comments)

The already complicated situation in North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) just became even more interesting after Virgin Media appeared to indicate that its ultrafast (up to 300Mbps) cable and fibre optic broadband network would also be expanding into additional parts of the area.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

13th May, 2016 (0 Comments)

Some 6,000 premises in parts of Swindon (Wiltshire, England) should soon benefit from a new superfast broadband (24Mbps+) capable wireless network, which will go live on 6th June 2016, after UKB Networks confirmed that their early network deployment phase had begun.

bt superfast fibre on demand broadband fttp

14th April, 2016 (1 Comment)

Openreach (BT) has reportedly expanded their new trial of “ultrafast” 330Mbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology in Haydon Wick (North Swindon), which originally aimed to serve a total of around 500 local homes, to include 277 properties in the Taw Hill area.

uk broadband mast swindon UK

4th April, 2016 (4 Comments)

A cautious welcome has greeted UKB Networks submission for planning permission to build six or seven new 15 metre masts in the urban part of North Swindon after an earlier proposal was rejected (here). But the new locations could mean that fewer premises will receive the broadband service.

underground_fttp_haydon_wick_trial

1st April, 2016 (40 Comments)

BTOpenreach has confirmed that the first customers have now gone live on their trial of “ultrafast” 330Mbps native Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology in Haydon Wick (North Swindon), which involves building fibre optic lines direct to your home from the local telephone exchange.

uk broadband mast swindon UK

10th February, 2016 (48 Comments)

The state aid supported plan to bring superfast broadband (24Mbps+) services to North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) has been dealt a blow after the local planning committee rejected UKB Networks proposal to erect five new 15 metre tall masts in Taw Hill, Oakhurst, Haydon End and Redhouse.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

12th December, 2015 (7 Comments)

Reports claim that Virgin Media has scaled back its urban superfast broadband (EuroDOCSIS3 cable) roll-out plans for North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) because of the local authority’s £1.9m contract with UKB Networks, which is deploying a fixed wireless service in the area.

wireless microwave link uk

27th November, 2015 (0 Comments)

The CMO of UKB Networks, Will Harnden, has moved to reassure North Swindon (Wiltshire, England) locals that their plan to roll-out superfast broadband in the area, using a fixed wireless network, is ultimately just a stepping stone to the deployment of fixed line “fibre” connectivity. Maybe.

4g mobile broadband uk wireless lte technology

28th September, 2015 (15 Comments)

Local residents and the North Swindon MP have raised concerns about the general feasibility and size of masts being used as part of a £1.9m project with UKB Networks, which will push “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) coverage to 99.4% of premises by 2016 via a fixed wireless 4G (LTE) network.

wireless rural broadband field mast

24th March, 2015 (15 Comments)

The Swindon Borough Council’s recently approved a £1.9m project with UKB Networks Ltd., which will push “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) coverage out to 99.4% of local premises by 2016 via a fixed wireless 4G (LTE) network instead of BT’s fixed line hybrid-fibre (FTTC/P) infrastructure, is facing a challenge from rival politicians.

4g mobile broadband uk wireless lte technology

11th March, 2015 (0 Comments)

The Swindon Borough Council, which is administratively independent of its parent county in Wiltshire (England), has announced that their Broadband Delivery UK based plan to improve the cover of superfast broadband (24Mbps+) could take a different approach by expanding UK Broadband‘s existing fixed wireless 4G network.

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