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beacon broadband mast

17th January, 2018 - 8:12 am (4 Comments)

Derry-based fixed wireless ISP Beacon Broadband has been offered £48,000 by Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) to help fuel the creation of 12 new jobs, which will support the expansion of their network in Northern Ireland via additional engineers, support staff and management roles.


16th January, 2018 - 12:16 pm (0 Comments)

Alternative ISP Voneus, which has deployed their ‘up to’ 100Mbps capable and fibre optic fed fixed wireless broadband network into a number of UK rural areas, has now acquired another rival provider – SugarNet – for an undisclosed sum. The move follows last October’s acquisition (here) of Cotswold Wireless.


9th January, 2018 - 10:19 am (2 Comments)

Over the past two years we’ve seen several new fixed wireless broadband networks launch in the UK that use TV White Space (TVWS) technology (example), which harnesses the spectrum gaps that exist between television channels (470-790MHz), and this could be given a boost by new model rules.

wifi uk internet security

9th January, 2018 - 9:22 am (0 Comments)

The next generation of WiFi or Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) equipped broadband ISP routers and devices will benefit from a new security protocol called Wi-Fi Protected Access III (WPA3), which should eventually replace the WPA2 standard that has helped to keep networks encrypted since 2004.

wireless mast

4th January, 2018 - 11:33 am (4 Comments)

Lancashire-based ISP IX Wireless Limited has today hinted at their plan to deploy a new fixed wireless broadband network to reach businesses and homes across various parts of Middle and Northern England over the next few years, with Blackburn and Lancashire being first on their list.

airband wireless broadband mast

31st December, 2017 - 10:01 am (0 Comments)

The Connecting Shropshire project has confirmed that fixed wireless broadband ISP Airband have deployed their first live transmitter site in the UK county, which forms part of a £11.2 million contract that will extend “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) to 14,000+ extra local premises by 2020.


22nd December, 2017 - 8:31 am (0 Comments)

UK Wireless ISP Wifinity, which tends to deploy WiFi networks to holiday parks, events, social housing and the armed forces, has offered up a festive gift to users of four hostels for homeless people in Kingston by installing WiFi free of charge under its “Good Connections” initiative.

connecting devon and somerset uk logo map 2016

22nd December, 2017 - 8:14 am (19 Comments)

The £171 million Connecting Devon and Somerset project in England has announced that their existing contracts with wireless ISP Airband and “full fibre” (FTTP) provider Gigaclear are set to be extended, which could result in an extra 9,000 rural homes and businesses being reached.

boundless networks wireless mast

21st December, 2017 - 4:30 pm (0 Comments)

Many more homes and businesses in the rural Worth Valley area of West Yorkshire (England, UK) can now gain access to “ultrafast broadband” speeds of 100Mbps+ after Boundless Networks expanded their fixed wireless network coverage with the help of local contractor Pennine Plus.

10Mbps UK Broadband USO

20th December, 2017 - 8:03 am (91 Comments)

After a final consultation (here) the Government has today revealed its chosen path for implementing a new legally-binding Universal Service Obligation (USO), which promises a minimum broadband download speed of 10Mbps (1Mbps upload) for all by 2020 and rejects BT’s £600m voluntary proposal.


12th December, 2017 - 4:34 pm (1 Comment)

In an interesting development fixed wireless ISP Boundless Networks has today won approval registered to become a supplier for the Government’s Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, which is being supported by the £200m Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) programme.


11th December, 2017 - 10:18 am (0 Comments)

Tenants (commercial and retail businesses) of the 1.2 million square feet Here East campus, which is based at the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London UK, can now access broadband and Ethernet speeds of ‘up to’ 1Gbps via WiFi and fibre optic connectivity within 5 working days.

wireless microwave radio tower

7th December, 2017 - 11:40 am (0 Comments)

Ofcom has today proposed changes that could result in faster fixed wireless data and broadband links, such as exploring the potential for radio spectrum above 92GHz, changing the authorisation regime in the 64-66GHz band to licence exempt and expanding the use cases for 57-66 GHz (V band).


1st December, 2017 - 2:59 pm (0 Comments)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP Moorsweb, which has been running since 2006 and serves homes across several dales in the remote rural North Yorkshire (UK) moors, has been taken over by Signa Technologies after former owner Barry Sunley chose to retire.


29th November, 2017 - 2:54 pm (2 Comments)

The South Norfolk Council has teamed up with local ISP InTouch Systems, which runs fixed wireless broadband provider ITSwisp, to help them deploy a new 10Mbps+ capable network to parts of the region that won’t benefit from the existing Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) project.

wireless broadband radio spectrum signal

29th November, 2017 - 11:58 am (0 Comments)

Broadband Fixed Wireless Access (BFWA) ISPs could soon be able to offer faster connection speeds after Ofcom today confirmed their decision to release an extra 20MHz notch of radio spectrum in the 5.8GHz band (5725-5850MHz) for use by related internet access providers.

white space antenna broadway partners

21st November, 2017 - 11:13 am (10 Comments)

The UK Internet domain registry, Nominet, has again joined forces with Broadway Partners to deploy their long range “TV White Space” wireless superfast broadband technology, which utilises the gaps in radio spectrum that exist between Television channels (470-790MHz), to reach Loch Ness in Scotland.

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