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12th October, 2019 (0 Comments)

Fixed Wireless Access ISP Lothian Broadband, which covers remote rural parts of East Lothian and Mid Lothian in Scotland, has announced that their fledgling roll-out of an ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the East Lothian village of Gifford is being extended to reach many more homes and businesses.

broadway partners 60ghz mesh wireless

11th October, 2019 (7 Comments)

Good news for residents in the tiny rural Monmouthshire (Wales) village of Llanddewi Rhydderch. Broadway Partners (UK ISP Broadway Broadband) has informed ISPreview.co.uk that all homes within their local pilot network coverage should now be able to take a true 1Gbps capable ultrafast broadband connection.

bt_wifi_controls_smart_hub_2

4th October, 2019 (6 Comments)

UK ISP BT has today introduced new ‘Wi-Fi Controls’ for their latest Smart Hub 2 broadband router, which essentially gives customers a greater ability to manage the internet access of their family or network members (e.g. pausing internet access and setting timed access for up to 15 specific network devices / users etc.).

united kingdom grey green coloured

4th October, 2019 (7 Comments)

The Government’s £1.7bn Building Digital UK scheme, which since 2012/13 has helped to extend “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) networks to nearly 5.2 million extra UK premises, has published its latest quarterly customer take-up data to the end of June 2019. Some rollouts are now seeing almost 70% adoption!

connecting devon and somerset uk logo map 2016

4th October, 2019 (8 Comments)

The recent cancellation of UK ISP Gigaclear’s “full fibre” (FTTP) rollout contract under the Connecting Devon and Somerset project (here) has left many rural areas with concerns. As a result the Devon County Council has now moved to assure them that the roll-out of “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) is continuing.

internetty_logo

4th October, 2019 (1 Comment)

Last week we reported that alternative network ISP Internetty was preparing to deploy a new Gigabit-capable (1Gbps+) Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband and fixed wireless network to serve UK “rural and semi-urbanised areas.” We now have some details of their rollout plan for Lincolnshire and Staffordshire.

broadway partners tv whitespace tvws uk broadband

1st October, 2019 (0 Comments)

The Monmouthshire County Council in Wales has today confirmed that the £155k rollout contract for a new “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) network, which aims to cover around 480 premises in remote rural areas, has been awarded to UK Fixed Wireless Access ISP Broadway Partners (Broadway Broadband).

connecting devon and somerset uk logo map 2016

30th September, 2019 (17 Comments)

The trouble prone Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project, which recently took the decision to end their Phase 2 contract with “full fibre” broadband ISP Gigaclear due to significant roll-out delays (here), has confirmed that they don’t expect to sign a new supplier contract until around November 2020.

inca award trophy 2018 by sean royce

27th September, 2019 (6 Comments)

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has today announced a shortlist of potential finalists for their forthcoming 2019 INCA Golds awards event, which aims to recognise and celebrate the best broadband alternative network ISPs (altnets) from across the United Kingdom.

wifi internet security

27th September, 2019 (2 Comments)

Cisco and CloudNet have begun live trials of their new OpenRoaming technology on Orkney (Scotland) via the wider 5G RuralFirst project, which aims to make it easier for mobile users to stay connected to the internet by allowing them to seamlessly and securely roam between different WiFi hotspots.

alltwalis_windfarm

27th September, 2019 (2 Comments)

The UK division of Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, Statkraft, has confirmed that they’re conducting feasibility studies into the idea of building superfast Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband ISP networks on their future wind farms in Scotland, which could be used to improve coverage in remote rural areas.

lothian_broadband_office

24th September, 2019 (3 Comments)

Fixed wireless access ISP Lothian Broadband, which covers remote rural parts of East Lothian and Mid Lothian in Scotland with speeds of up to 35Mbps, has appointed a new Financial Director – Jennifer Nicoll – and moved into a bigger office. All of this comes ahead of a possible network expansion.

wifi wireless internet access

16th September, 2019 (6 Comments)

After a long wait the Wi-Fi Alliance has today announced that their certification program for final hardware under the new Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard has begun and the first products have now been certified, which means we should all soon be able to access even faster wireless network routers, smartphones and other devices.

wales uk development

16th September, 2019 (2 Comments)

The Monmouthshire County Council in Wales has posted a new contract notice, which proposes to help fund a new 30Mbps+ capable superfast broadband ISP network that would serve around 480 premises in rural parts of the county (focusing on areas around the towns of Abergavenny, Pontypool and Usk – north of Newport).

copper vs fibre optic openreach engineer

14th September, 2019 (57 Comments)

Several industry sources have indicated to ISPreview.co.uk that they now expect the Government to water down Boris Johnson’s (Prime Minister) pledge to cover the United Kingdom in “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband by 2025, which will instead be replaced by “gigabit” or “gigafast” terminology (i.e. delivery by more than just full fibre).

borderlink coverage map

4th September, 2019 (5 Comments)

Wireless broadband ISP BorderLink, which since 2017 claims to have deployed 72 relay stations across part of the eastern Scottish Borders and North Northumberland region (map pictured), has proposed the possibility of installing a new 4m high relay to serve rural properties around Peat Law (west of Selkirk).

sky_broadband q hub 2 top angled

4th September, 2019 (22 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband has today taken the official wraps off their new Sky Hub (SR203 / Sky Q Hub 2) wireless broadband router and confirmed the launch of a new Sky WiFi Guarantee, the latter of which also comes with the existing “Boost” add-on features but costs +£5 extra per month instead of the current +£2.50.

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