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13th August, 2018 (13 Comments)

Some 400 homes residing within 6 kilometres of Llantilio Crossenny in Monmouthshire (Wales, UK) will be the next to benefit from fixed wireless superfast broadband via Broadway Partners, which will use the new long range TV White Space (TVWS) technology to deliver their internet connectivity.


8th August, 2018 (10 Comments)

A new survey of 9,300 Airline passengers from 32 countries, which was conducted by Populus for Satellite operator Inmarsat, has found that 55% now view inflight WiFi connectivity as “crucial“. Likewise 67% would consider rebooking to a different airline if it offered good wireless broadband.

airband wireless broadband mast

1st August, 2018 (8 Comments)

Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) ISP Airband has today secured an additional investment of £16 million through the National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF), which will be used to help expand their rural superfast and ultrafast broadband network to pass an additional 50,000 premises in England and Wales by 2021.

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31st July, 2018 (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless UK ISP Quickline (Bigblu Broadband) has put in a new planning application to install equipment on top of the Church of St Helen in the rural parish of West Keal (Lincolnshire), which could result in around 370 premises within a 10 mile radius gaining access to superfast broadband (30Mbps+) speeds.


25th July, 2018 (0 Comments)

After deploying in London, Leeds and Glasgow, BT has announced the first roll-out of 14 InLinkUK smart kiosks in central Southampton (Hampshire), which claim to offer the “UK’s fastest free public Wi-Fi” (‘up to’ 1Gbps), free UK phone calls, USB device charging and a range of other digital services to people in the vicinity.


24th July, 2018 (0 Comments)

Wireless broadband ISP Airband has been named as the ‘Best Small Business‘ for the Midlands region and they also scooped up the national ‘Best Entrepreneur of the Year‘ accolade as part of this year’s National Family Business Awards 2018 (formerly the Red Ribbon Awards).

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19th July, 2018 (0 Comments)

UK ISP Connexin, which runs superfast broadband networks in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire (England), claims to have launched the UK’s “largest” commercial “carrier-grade” citywide Long-Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) in the city of Hull. Smart bins for all.

airband home install

18th July, 2018 (4 Comments)

Wireless UK ISP Airband, which holds a number of multi-million pound state aid fuelled contracts to deploy “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) across rural parts of Devon and Somerset, appears to have got itself into trouble with South Hams District Council after they built a 24 metre high mast without permission.

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16th July, 2018 (4 Comments)

Alternative network ISP County Broadband has followed last year’s pilot roll-out of a new 1000Mbps (Gigabit) capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) service in the rural Cambridgeshire village of Broughton (here) by securing an investment of £46m with Aviva Investors. Big plans for “full fibre” expansion ahoy!


11th July, 2018 (3 Comments)

The Managing Director of fixed wireless broadband ISP Quickline (Bigblu Broadband), Steve Jagger, has publicly apologised to customers after their network was hit by a major outage that began yesterday morning and stemmed from the loss of multiple fibre optic connections.

router with fibre optic cables on top

10th July, 2018 (3 Comments)

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has put £5.6m toward supporting the launch of their new ‘Delivering Digital Connectivity Strategy’, which aims to “significantly improve mobile, broadband and public WiFi coverage, whilst securing future proof full fibre [FTTP] and 5G networks.”

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6th July, 2018 (1 Comment)

Investment from the Dorchester Business Improvement District (BID), local councils and Brewery Square has enabled a free public WiFi wireless internet network to be deployed by a company called Fusion Wi-Fi across Dorchester’s town centre in Dorset (England).

wireless radio spectrum mast

5th July, 2018 (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless networks are used across the UK for supplying broadband ISP connections to homes, providing backhaul capacity for mobile networks, distributing TV and so forth. As such Ofcom’s review of related services, which sets out their key decisions and a 5 year plan for the spectrum, is very important.

project aquila drone facebook

27th June, 2018 (1 Comment)

The social media giant’s attempt to bring internet connectivity to poorly developed parts of the world (around 4 billion people still do not have access) by using high-altitude unmanned aircraft (HAPS) – Project Aquila – has failed to launch and instead looks set to gather dust on the runway of progress.

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20th June, 2018 (10 Comments)

The Somerset County Council in England has published an update on their joint £171 million Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project, which reveals that around 11,300 premises in the county will remain unserved by “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) ISP networks when the project completes in 2020.

bt inlinkuk glasgow uk kiosk

19th June, 2018 (9 Comments)

After deploying in London and Leeds, BT has today announced the first roll-out of 12 InLinkUK smart kiosks in Glasgow (Scotland), which 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.


19th June, 2018 (0 Comments)

After a long battle UK ISP Vispa has finally started the construction of a new Mast site on Croker Hill (south of Macclesfield), which will enable them to extend their 60Mbps capable superfast fixed wireless broadband network to cover poorly served homes and businesses in East Cheshire (England).

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