ISPreview UK Top Broadband ISP Internet Service Provider Information Site Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:21:54 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Vodafone Expand 5G UK Mobile Trial and Make First Holographic Call Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:12:32 +0000 vodafone_5g_holographic_callThe 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. At present Vodafone are gearing up to launch […]]]> 0 UKWISPA Creates Quality Accreditation for Fixed Wireless ISPs Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:19:37 +0000 ukwispa wireless broadband isp logoThe 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“. Members of the association must apply for Quality […]]]> 4 Panasonic Adopts Inmarsat’s In-Flight Satellite Broadband Platform Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:59:34 +0000 aircraftPanasonic (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. The Global Xpress network, which promises “consistent performance [and] no drop-outs between satellite beams“, […]]]> 0 EE UK Launch 500GB Data Allowance on 4G Home Broadband Plans Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:30:12 +0000 ee 4g external antennaMobile operator EE has quietly revamped their range of 4G based wireless 4GEE Home Broadband plans by introducing some of the biggest monthly data allowances we’ve ever seen, which go all the way up to 500GB (GigaBytes). Except you’ll need deep pockets to afford them. The plans, which all require you to take their 4GEE […]]]> 10 Report Casts Doubt Over Scotland’s R100 Superfast Broadband Plan Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:58:08 +0000 scotland broadband progress 2018 uk r100The Scottish Government’s future £600m R100 strategy has come under pressure after a new 2018 report from Audit Scotland, which works to ensure that public money in Scotland is spent correctly, warned that it “will be difficult” to deliver the stated ambition of 100% “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) coverage by 2021. The good news is that […]]]> 4 Cityfibre Start Laying Gigabit Fibre Optic Cable in West Sussex UK Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:01:33 +0000 cityfibre signWithin the next week Cityfibre will finally begin the deployment of a new 1Gbps+ fibre optic broadband and Ethernet network in West Sussex, which aims to connect 152 council sites in Bognor Regis, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Littlehampton, Shoreham and Worthing. The project, which was only confirmed a few months ago and […]]]> 5 Herefordshire UK Expands 100Mbps Broadband via Fibre and Wireless Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:58:19 +0000 fastershire_airbandThe 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. At present the existing Phase 1 […]]]> 0 Business ISP Cloud M Faces Ofcom Slap for Number Portability Fail Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:41:01 +0000 ofcom uk telecoms regulatorThe UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, today reports that it has found “reasonable grounds for believing” that business phone and broadband ISP Cloud M may have broken a number of their rules, specifically those that are designed to protect number (phone) portability between providers. The case in question stems from a complaint raised by MF Telecom […]]]> 0