ISPreview UK Top Broadband ISP Internet Service Provider Information Site Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:01:54 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Cityfibre Survey Finds Support for “fibre” Adverts Legal Challenge Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:01:54 +0000 virgin media optical fibre is coax copperA Censuswide survey of 3,422 home broadband users has found support for Cityfibre’s legal challenge of the current UK advertising rules, which they say “misleadingly” allows so-called hybrid fibre ISPs to promote their services as being “fibre optic” despite using slower metallic cables (e.g. copper). Pure fibre optic ISPs generally deliver significantly faster speeds (i.e. […]]]> 0 Local Policy Changes Needed to Boost 5G and Full Fibre in UK Cities Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:09:35 +0000 london city shardThe Centre for Cities think tank, which is supported by O2, has published a new report that recommends what cities across the United Kingdom need to do in order to facilitate the rollout of next generation “full fibre” (FTTP/H) ultrafast broadband ISP technologies and future 5G Mobile networks. On top of that the report highlights […]]]> 4 ISP BT Launch New 9 Month Broadband Packages for UK Students Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:32:13 +0000 bt uk isp logoUK ISP BT has launched a new range of standard and superfast broadband packages that are specifically tailored for students, which means they feature a shorter 9 month contract term, different pricing and come with free access to the operator’s BTSport TV app. As usual subscribers can also expect to receive an included wireless router, […]]]> 0 networks of the future will be with us sooner than you think – Guest Editorial Fri, 13 Jul 2018 23:01:37 +0000 robin mersh ceo broadband forumIn a bid to deliver high speeds and more capacity to end users, ISPs are turning to that final stretch of copper to make ultrafast broadband a reality today. Tackling the last mile of the network that takes us right to the premises will unlock the extra bandwidth that consumers now expect for streaming content […]]]> 45 ISP BT Hike Premium Email Price by 50% for non-Broadband Users Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:46:34 +0000 bt uk isp logoCustomers of BT’s UK broadband products typically receive their email service at no extra cost, but if you want to retain this after leaving the ISP then you’d currently need to pay £5 per month for their Premium Email. Bad news though, on 22nd August 2018 that price will be hiked by 50% to £7.50. […]]]> 4 Rural Village Gets Ultrafast Broadband – Still Waiting for Water Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:47 +0000 hebron wales fttpGenerally speaking broadband connectivity, while considered by many in the UK to now be an essential utility, is by no means as important as running water or electricity. As such we tend to expect the latter two to be present almost everywhere but tell that to the tiny rural village of Hebron (Wales, Carmarthenshire). Residents […]]]> 25 Broadband ISP TalkTalk Claim Britain’s Lowest Price for Sky Sports TV Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:01:44 +0000 TalkTalk Logo 2017Budget UK ISP TalkTalk has today claimed to be launching “Britain’s lowest price Sky Sports deal,” which enables customers of their YouView (IPTV) based Pay TV, phone and “Faster Fibre” (FTTC) broadband service to get Sky Sports for just £15 extra per month for 9 months (£34 thereafter.). The price includes all 8 Sky Sports […]]]> 1 Winners of the ISPA’s 2018 UK ISP Internet Industry Awards Unveiled Thu, 12 Jul 2018 22:00:55 +0000 internet service providers association ukThe UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has tonight announced the winners of their 20th annual 2018 internet industry awards, which among other things saw Hyperoptic scoop the top spot for the ‘Best Superfast Broadband‘ category and Gigaclear named as the ‘Best Rural Broadband‘ ISP.. again. On top of that this year’s event, which was […]]]> 6