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1st May, 2024 (17 Comments)

Broadband ISP Exascale, which is building a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to several thousand premises – mostly around Telford and Wrekin, has revealed that several core Dark Fibre cables – between Telford and Wolverhampton – were cut this week in what appears to have been a targeted attack by vandals.

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25th April, 2024 (4 Comments)

Network operator CityFibre has revealed that their £50m project to deploy a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the West Midland’s city of Wolverhampton, which began all the way back in July 2020 (here), has now covered over 90,000 premises (homes and businesses).

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25th October, 2023 (7 Comments)

A new alternative network operator and ISP called UrFibre (UrSolutions) has been spotted deploying a new 2Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which is currently only targetting homes and businesses in the West Midland’s (England) market town of Dudley.

20th October, 2023 (13 Comments)

Broadband ISP and UK network builder Brsk, which is deploying their own gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across the Midlands and beyond (rollout plan), has today revealed that they’re launching their own co-branded pay TV product powered by Netgem’s IPTV platform.

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11th September, 2023 (4 Comments)

Shropshire-based UK ISP and alternative network provider Exascale, which has already built their own gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to around 2,000 premises (mostly around Telford and Wrekin), has announced that they’re moving their network build further south.

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21st August, 2023 (11 Comments)

Broadband ISP and network operator Brsk, which has so far built their own gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to cover 266,000 UK premises – mostly around the Midlands (rollout plan), has today secured an “additional” £156m debt investment from funds managed by existing investor Ares.

18th August, 2023 (8 Comments)

Residents in the West Midland’s city of Wolverhampton have been warned by the local city council to be on the lookout for doorstep scammers, some of which have recently been posing as council employees in an attempt to entice people to switch their ISP for free broadband.

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11th August, 2023 (9 Comments)

Shropshire-based UK ISP and alternative broadband provider Exascale has today provided ISPreview with an update on the latest locations to benefit from their rollout of a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in the West Midlands. The provider has also changed the Optical Network Terminals (ONT) they use.

12th July, 2023 (5 Comments)

Broadband ISP and network operator Brsk, which has so far built their gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to cover 200,000 UK premises (rollout plan), has today announced that their West Midlands (England) focused deployment has been extended into South Birmingham.

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20th June, 2023 (39 Comments)

Broadband ISP BT has this morning confirmed that they’ve begun the expected region-by-region roll out of their Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) based home phone service, Digital Voice, in the East Midlands of England. Once completed, the deployment will next be extended to Yorkshire & Humberside, and then Northern Ireland.

4th Utility Fibre Exploding in City Picture

23rd May, 2023 (1 Comment)

Network builder and broadband ISP 4th Utility, which is rolling out a gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service to UK homes (SDU) and large residential buildings (MDU), has today been given a boost after Dutch bank NIBC Bank N.V. made a £25 million investment to help accelerate their plans.

12th May, 2023 (11 Comments)

A new report from telecoms analyst firm Umlaut, which analysed geographic 5G mobile coverage across the UK’s Combined Authority areas, has identified the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) region as being the best connected in the UK, with 65% of locations having access from at least one operator.

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4th April, 2023 (7 Comments)

UK ISP 4th Utility, which is deploying a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to more homes (SDU) and large residential blocks (MDU), has today announced that they’ve reduced the price of their cheaper social tariff for those on benefits from £14.40 to £13.99 per month – bucking the trend of rising prices.

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30th March, 2023 (8 Comments)

The Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) in England has been chosen to lead a new £8m “GigaHubs” project that will rollout a gigabit-capable full fibre broadband network to reach a total of more than 350 public buildings (schools, council offices, hospitals etc.) across the Midlands.

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23rd March, 2023 (19 Comments)

CityFibre has today announced the completion of their £25m “primary build” in the West Midlands (England) town of Solihull, which has expanded their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network to cover 44,000 premises (around 85% of residential properties), including most businesses.

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7th March, 2023 (0 Comments)

Broadband ISP 4th Utility, which is rolling out a gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to serve UK homes (SDU) and large residential blocks (MDU), has today announced the appointment of Steve Wilson to be the CEO of their new consumer business unit.

Lit Fibre ONT Install

6th December, 2022 (0 Comments)

Network builder and broadband ISP Lit Fibre, which aims to reach 500,000 UK homes by 2026 with their new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, has today confirmed that they will aim go live in the West Midlands (England) towns of Aldridge, Erdington and Kingstanding from spring 2023.

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