Home » UK ISP News Archive » Article Tag: Wireless Internet (780 Posts)
Sponsored
You are viewing a news and article archive for the Wireless Internet tag (category), where older items are stored for readers to access and view.
 

Articles for Category Tag - Wireless Internet

 
orkney sea scotland island

17th October, 2018 (4 Comments)

Broadband slow-spots in several remote parts of the Orkney islands (Scotland) could soon gain access to superfast broadband download speeds of up to 70Mbps (20Mbps upload) as part of the 5G based “RuralFirst” project, which earlier this year (here) was awarded a public grant worth £4.3m to help test the new wireless tech.

orbitalnet vfast broadband mast

15th October, 2018 (0 Comments)

The boss of UK ISP Orbital Net (Vfast), Darren Brown, has today spoken to ISPreview.co.uk about how they’re testing a new 100Mbps service and his concern that fixed wireless broadband provision is “often overlooked by government“. Despite this he is happy to support the idea of a full fibre (FTTP) USO.

wifi hotspot zone

9th October, 2018 (16 Comments)

For as long as we can remember different generations of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) technology or simply, WiFi, has been known by its industry standard designations (e.g. IEEE 802.11ac). But forget all that because the Wi-Fi Alliance have now adopted consumer friendly naming conventions.

road rural countryside

5th October, 2018 (2 Comments)

The on-going effort to improve rural superfast broadband and mobile network coverage has taken another twist after the UK Government’s Digital Minister, Margot James MP, said it was an “outrage” that some telecoms operators were slashing rents on their infrastructure to “derisory” low levels.

wireless microwave link uk

24th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

The Edinburgh-based Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG), which builds masts and other fibre optic connected UK mobile infrastructure, has completed a debt fund raising of £220 million that will be used to help mobile operators upgrade and construct new 5G ready wireless networks.

house building uk broadband

21st September, 2018 (7 Comments)

The Shropshire County Council is considering the introduction of an accreditation scheme for new build home developments, which would act like a checklist for planning officers and applicants in order to help “highlight the qualitative aspects of schemes that sometimes get missed,” such as the need for broadband.

vodafone_5g_holographic_call

20th September, 2018 (10 Comments)

The hype train for the next generation of ultrafast 5G mobile technology, which will be able to deliver multi-Gigabit broadband speeds and faster latency to consumers, has kicked up another gear today after Vodafone confirmed they had conducted the UK’s first live holographic call using the technology.

ukwispa wireless broadband isp logo

20th September, 2018 (5 Comments)

The UK Wireless Internet Service Providers Association, which is the official trade body for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband providers, has today launched a new Quality Accreditation Programme that aims to help ensure that providers deliver the “very highest standards of service and reliability to their customers“.

aircraft

20th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

Panasonic (Panasonic Avionics Corporation) has today signed a new deal with UK satellite operator Inmarsat, which will see the company deploying the “high-speed broadband” GX Aviation (Global Xpress) platform to deliver faster in-flight WiFi connectivity to the airlines (passengers) they serve.

fastershire_airband

19th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

The state aid supported Fastershire project has announced that they’ve secured a further £5m of funding from the Government’s Rural Broadband Infrastructure Scheme (RBIS), which will be used to extend a new hybrid fixed wireless and fibre optic ultrafast broadband network to reach remote premises in 10 additional areas.

wifi wireless signal

17th September, 2018 (0 Comments)

A new trial has begun that could eventually see thousands of social housing properties in multiple tower blocks across the city of Leeds (Yorkshire) being given “free” access to a bog standard 5Mbps broadband connection (after a small one-off fee is paid), which uses WiFi wireless technology.

orkney sea scotland island

14th September, 2018 (20 Comments)

The remote rural Orkney islands, specifically the tiny isles of Papay and North Ronaldsay, could be about to see an improvement to their dire local broadband ISP speeds after Openreach (BT) reportedly agreed to at least “investigate the practicalities” of delivering faster connectivity to the area via a new wireless link.

Connecting Shropshire UK Logo

14th September, 2018 (27 Comments)

A new report on local economic growth will next week warn Shropshire County Council in England of the “disappointing” news that their goal of providing all homes and businesses in the region with access to “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) by 2020 is “no longer likely [to] be achieved,” but it should get there eventually.

10Mbps broadband uk uso usc

13th September, 2018 (22 Comments)

Ofcom has revealed that only BT (Openreach), KCOM, Hyperoptic, Quickline and Broadway Partners have expressed a formal interest in becoming suppliers for the new Universal Service Obligation (USO), which from 2020 will make it possible for anybody in a slow speed area to request a broadband speed of at least 10Mbps.

wireless broadband radio spectrum signal

29th August, 2018 (2 Comments)

A little known Wirral-based business ISP called Integrated Digital Services (IDS) claims to have been “awarded public funding” from the UK Government’s Broadband Delivery UK programme in order to help them deploy a 30Mbps+ capable wireless network to serve “digitally disadvantaged” rural areas in England and Wales.

inlinkuk_kiosk_bt

23rd August, 2018 (5 Comments)

BT has this month extended the roll-out of their new InLinkUK smart kiosks to Sheffield, Newcastle and Gateshead. The kiosks claim to offer “ultrafast” 1Gbps capable free public WiFi, free UK phone calls, USB device charging and a range of other digital services to help people in the vicinity.

sckipio gfast broadband logo

21st August, 2018 (5 Comments)

Israel-based chipset maker Sckipio has teamed up with Siklu to deploy a unique twist on hybrid fibre G.fast broadband technology, which is now able to get capacity from a millimeter Wave (mmWave) wireless link instead of a fibre optic cable. This is being used to deliver speeds of up to 800Mbps (aggregate) to flats.

 Cheapest Superfast Broadband ISPs
  • Hyperoptic £17.00 (*22.00)
    Avg. Speed 30Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: Code: ONLINEDEAL
  • Vodafone £21.00 (*23.00)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • TalkTalk £22.50
    Avg. Speed 36Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Plusnet £23.99 (*34.98)
    Avg. Speed 36Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • First Utility £24.99 (*31.99)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
Prices inc. Line Rental | Compare More ISPs
Promotion
Poll
*Javascript must be ON to vote*
Helpful ISP Guides and Tips
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
»
Promotion
The Top 20 Category Tags
  1. BT (2244)
  2. FTTP (1678)
  3. FTTC (1484)
  4. Broadband Delivery UK (1467)
  5. Openreach (1197)
  6. Politics (1192)
  7. Business (1066)
  8. Statistics (943)
  9. Fibre Optic (863)
  10. Mobile Broadband (856)
  11. Ofcom Regulation (791)
  12. Wireless Internet (780)
  13. FTTH (770)
  14. 4G (746)
  15. Virgin Media (725)
  16. Sky Broadband (536)
  17. TalkTalk (511)
  18. EE (491)
  19. Vodafone (382)
  20. Security (364)
Sponsored

Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved - Terms  ,  Privacy and Cookie Policy  ,  Links  ,  Website Rules