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openreach_ground_penetrating_radar

10th June, 2019 (15 Comments)

Openreach’s (BT) effort to cover the whole of Salisbury (Wiltshire) with their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband ISP network (here) has been given a boost by a new Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) technology, which reduces costs and disruption by precisely mapping where to dig new cables.

cityfibre_logo_in_office_building_space

10th May, 2019 (1 Comment)

More than 1,100 businesses in the Wiltshire UK town of Swindon can now gain access to a new Gigabit speed capable “full fibre” service after Cityfibre announced that their network was “open for business.” Ultrafast broadband will eventually also be extended to local homes via ISP partner Vodafone, but not for awhile.

wessex internet fibre team in field tractor

15th April, 2019 (0 Comments)

Alternative rural network ISP Wessex Internet appears to be making good use of the UK Government’s Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) and are using the investment to help grow their Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network into more villages around Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

giganet

3rd April, 2019 (18 Comments)

UK ISP Giganet (M12 Solutions) has said they’re in a prime position to offer the “best value” Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based ultrafast broadband service to “homes and businesses” in Salisbury, not least because they’ve invested in their own “dedicated equipment rack” in the local exchange (connected to its resilient London-core network).

fttp engineers outside salisbury cathedral openreach

19th March, 2019 (59 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has today announced that their “Fibre First” programme will cover the whole of Salisbury (Wiltshire, England) with Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology and it will aim to do so within just 12 months, which could be the fastest city-wide network build in the UK so far.

truespeed fibre optic cable install on road

26th May, 2018 (13 Comments)

The co-founder and CEO of UK ISP Truespeed Communications, Evan Wienburg, has told ISPreview.co.uk – as part of our new interview – that their “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband network in South West England has already covered 3,000 rural premises and they aspire to hit 200,000 by 2025.

swindon_wireless_mast_ukb_networks

20th February, 2018 (4 Comments)

The Swindon Borough Council‘s £1.9m contract with UKB Networks, which has been building an LTE (4G) based Fixed Wireless Access network that can bring “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) to 19,500 premises (99.4% total coverage), is facing a fresh challenge over changes to its deployment.

truespeed_guarantee

17th January, 2018 (9 Comments)

UK ISP TrueSpeed, which is deploying a Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network into rural areas around South West England, has attempted to steal some of the thunder from BT’s new 100Mbps “speed guarantee” by showcasing their own 200Mbps “guarantee“.

openreach rural cable duct digging

2nd January, 2018 (29 Comments)

Some 77 homes in the rural Wiltshire UK hamlet of Axford look set to gain access to Openreach’s (BT) “fibre broadband” network (FTTC/P) after Stefan Persson, founder of H&M and owner of the 10,000 acre Ramsbury Estate, got his staff to help dig and lay the new fibre optic cable (saving £90,000).

wessex internet van

16th November, 2017 (0 Comments)

The Ranston Estate has agreed terms to acquire M12 Solutions’s share of their alternative network ISP Wessex Internet, which has deployed a mix of fibre optic (FTTH) and fixed wireless broadband services into rural parts of North Dorset, South Wiltshire and East Somerset in England.

truespeed engineers looking at cabinet

6th November, 2017 (0 Comments)

TrueSpeed Communications, which recently secured £75m of new investment (here) and is busy rolling out an FTTP ultrafast broadband network to rural areas in South West England (UK), has named some of the next areas that are likely to benefit from their future build phase.

voneus

18th October, 2017 (0 Comments)

Alternative ISP Voneus, which has deployed their ‘up to’ 100Mbps capable “Wireless Fibre To The Home” (WFTTH) broadband network into a number of UK rural areas, has announced the acquisition of rival provider Cotswold Wireless for an undisclosed sum.

voneus

31st August, 2017 (6 Comments)

Alternative network provider Voneus, which has been busy delivering internet connections of up to 100Mbps into UK rural areas by using their ‘Wireless Fibre To The Home’ (WFTTH) service, has pledged to “ensure … fast broadband services become noticed as a basic ‘human right’“.

truespeed_fibre_optic_trench

11th July, 2017 (6 Comments)

Ultrafast “Full Fibre” ISP TrueSpeed Communications, which has been deploying a new 100Mbps+ Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to rural areas in North East Somerset (England), has managed to attract a huge investment of £75m from Aviva Investors to help expand their network.

fibre optic green cable flay

16th June, 2017 (2 Comments)

Thousands of extra homes in the county of Wiltshire (England) look set to benefit after the local authority awarded a total of £3 million in extra public funding to BT and Gigaclear, which are both tasked with expanding the reach of their 100Mbps+ capable “fibre broadband” networks into rural areas.

uk broadband mast swindon UK

15th June, 2017 (15 Comments)

The Labour Leader for North Swindon, Jim Grant, has called on the council to stop spending public money on the construction of a superfast (24Mbps+) fixed wireless broadband network from UKB Networks because it is now in “direct competition” with BT and Virgin Media’s new “fibre” networks.

telegraph pole openreach engineer hanging

26th May, 2017 (63 Comments)

Residents in the village of Poulshot (Wiltshire) reportedly used their cars to block an Openreach (BT) contractor after they began erecting 5 new telegraph poles for superfast broadband in a conservation area, which a local Parish council chairman said was done without prior consultation.

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