ISPreview UK Top Broadband ISP Internet Service Provider Information Site Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:01:00 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Vodafone UK Hopes to Make Future Broadband Networks Invisible Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:01:00 +0000 fibre optic superfast broadband cableVodafone has said that ISPs need to “look beyond speed” and “make the network invisible so users don’t even know it is there“. The operator was speaking at the launch of a new project – Broadband Quality Experience Delivered (BQED) – that aims to “greatly enhance” the quality of experience broadband networks provide. The Broadband […]]]> 1 EE Top as Tutela Reveal UK Fastest 4G Mobile Operators for Q4 2018 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:10:03 +0000 tutela 4g mobile broadband uk test mapThe final study of 2018 from crowd-sourced data analysis company Tutela has revealed that EE beat Vodafone, O2 and Three UK to be named as the fastest overall Mobile Broadband operator in the country for 4G services. Meanwhile Three UK managed to top the table for older 3G networks. As usual the research was conducted […]]]> 9 Bigblu Broadband Launch Cheaper Satellite Plans for UK Homes Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:01:44 +0000 big blu broadband uk ispEuropean and UK Satellite ISP Bigblu Broadband has refreshed their three primary broadband plans for residential customers, not least by adopting average download speeds (as measured at peak time), removing upfront equipment costs and lowering some monthly prices. On top of the above the provider also claims to be offering “unlimited” usage on all their […]]]> 0 Gigaclear and Truespeed Battle to Bring FTTP into Somerset Village Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:44:28 +0000 truespeed muddy fttp trenchResidents of Walton-in-Gordano in rural Somerset (England) have become the latest in the county to find themselves in a rather unusual situation, where two alternative UK network (altnet) ISPs – Gigaclear and TrueSpeed – are proposing to extend their Gigabit capable “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband networks into the area. At present the state aid supported […]]]> 13 Wireless ISP Wildanet Get £750k from Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Fund Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:03:53 +0000 wildanet teamWireless broadband ISP Wildanet, which aspires to extend their network across thousands of premises in rural parts of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and possibly South Wales, has become the first company to be supported by an investment of £750,000 via the £40m Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF). The investment (an equity stake managed […]]]> 7 INCA Awards Broadband Quality Mark to UK FTTP ISP TrueSpeed Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:21:09 +0000 inca gold standardA third alternative network ISP – TrueSpeed – has today been awarded with the Independent Networks Co-operative Association‘s (INCA) new “Gold Standard Quality Mark“, which aims to highlight AltNet broadband ISPs that adopt the best practices in performance, design and operations. The new quality mark, which attracts a joining fee of £500 +vat (on top […]]]> 4 Trench Networks Get £300k to Fuel Aggregated Mobile Broadband Kit Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:58:32 +0000 trench networks outpost deviceNorthumberland-based Trench Networks (TN), which has developed a clever device that aggregates the 3G and 4G mobile signals from multiple UK operators in order to deliver superfast broadband speeds at remote sites, has secured an investment of £300,000 from the North East Venture Fund to help it grow. The managed system, which they’ve called “Outpost“, […]]]> 4 BT Win £9.25m Wales LOT 2 Superfast Broadband Rollout Deal UPDATE Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:44:04 +0000 wales_broadband_lot1_lot2_lot3_phase2The Welsh Government has quietly chosen BT (Openreach) to supply the final LOT 2 of their Phase 2 “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) roll-out contract, which uses £9.256m of public money and aims to bring FTTP and some FTTC coverage to around 10,000 more premises across East Wales (rural areas). The original Superfast Cymru contract – partly […]]]> 12