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23rd October, 2020 (6 Comments)

Several UK ISPs including Shell Energy, Sky Broadband and TalkTalk are today reportedly all being named as the “remaining bidders” for the Post Office’s telecoms division, specially its base of around 500,000 broadband and phone customers – said to be valued at around £100m.

21st October, 2020 (11 Comments)

Ookla, which runs the popular Speedtest.net service, has this week published their latest Q3 2020 study of UK fixed broadband and mobile data speeds across the market’s largest providers, which perhaps unsurprisingly sees Virgin Media (fixed) and EE (mobile) come top of the table.

20th October, 2020 (9 Comments)

Fibre optic network developer Cityfibre has today revealed that they intend to invest £117m in order to deploy a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the central England city of Nottingham, which is to be supported by civil engineering firm McCann.

20th October, 2020 (2 Comments)

Network builder Cityfibre UK has today announced that they’ve started the construction phase of a new £40m project to rollout their 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTH) broadband ISP network across the coastal city of Dundee, which sits on the Firth of Tay estuary in eastern Scotland and is home to around 150,000 people.

19th October, 2020 (7 Comments)

Network builder Cityfibre UK have just kicked off the construction phase of their £40m project to deploy a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTH) broadband network across the Wiltshire town of Swindon, which is being supported by civil engineering firm VolkerSmart Technologies.

14th October, 2020 (7 Comments)

Cityfibre UK has today announced that they’ve commenced build on their £24 million project to deploy a new gigabit broadband capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTH) network across the Berkshire town of Slough, which is being supported by civil engineering firm VolkerSmart Technologies.

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8th October, 2020 (2 Comments)

Broadband provider TalkTalk has today announced that they have received a preliminary and non-binding takeover proposal from Toscafund Asset Management (TAM), which intends to pay 97p for every share (valuing the deal at around £1.1bn). The new owner, if successful, would seek to take the ISP private.

fibre optic broadband for the home

7th October, 2020 (15 Comments)

A new report from the Social Market Foundation (SMF), which is a British cross-party think-tank, has warned that the Government is “unlikely to meet its target” of deploying gigabit-capable “full fibre to the premises” broadband to all by the end of 2025 without “significant policy reform.”

5th October, 2020 (4 Comments)

The CEO of low-cost broadband ISP TalkTalk, Tristia Harrison, has criticised BT (Openreach) for not signing long-term discount deals (wholesale) to help boost access to their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network. On the flip side BT is reportedly concerned that being too generous could breach UK competition rules.

27th September, 2020 (7 Comments)

Cityfibre have recently begun replacing some fairly modern Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based gigabit broadband equipment in areas (e.g. York) that were originally built out by FibreNation (FN), back when the company was still owned by UK ISP TalkTalk.

21st September, 2020 (4 Comments)

Network builder Cityfibre, which has a £4bn ambition to cover 8 million UK premises with their new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network over the next few years, has moved to ramp-up their deployment by handing a key contract to global civil engineering firm Bechtel.

21st September, 2020 (7 Comments)

The boss of budget broadband ISP TalkTalk, Tristia Harrison, has said that the idea of traditional office working is “over” and “no one believes we’ll return to 100% occupancy, five days a week, nine to five.” Instead the internet provider envisages more home working and, she adds, “all” the other bosses agree.

home working

17th September, 2020 (7 Comments)

A new survey commissioned by broadband ISP TalkTalk has found that 58% of workers in the UK said they had been more productive as a result of working from home during the COVID-19 lockdown, while 52% never expect to return to the office full time. Internet traffic on the provider’s network also remains above normal.

cityfibre engineer over reel of purple fibre

15th September, 2020 (0 Comments)

Cityfibre’s FibreNation division, which was previously owned by UK ISP TalkTalk (here), has just completed an interesting new pilot Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) build that saw them deliver gigabit broadband to homes in the rural villages of Hollins Green and Rixton (Warrington). The operator usually only does towns and cities.

cityfibre ftth narrow trench safe dig

14th September, 2020 (3 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder Cityfibre UK has today entered into a new partnership with Renfrewshire Council, which will see them invest £40 million to roll-out their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across homes and businesses in the historic towns of Paisley, Renfrew and Johnstone.

4th September, 2020 (5 Comments)

Ofcom has published their latest Q1 2020 consumer complaints report, which reveals that UK ISP Vodafone attracted the most gripes for broadband, while TalkTalk were the worst for landline phone and BT did the same for Pay TV. Meanwhile Vodafone, Three UK, BT and Virgin Media all tied the bottom spot for mobile.

24th August, 2020 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk saw its internet traffic reach a new peak of 6.833Tbps (Terabits per second) at 21:25 last night, which is up from 6.488Tbps in June 2020 (here). The latest surge in data demand was driven by customers attempting to view the Champions League (football) final.

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