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Community Fibre into deal with City of London to cover 2,800 homes

March 21st, 2018 by admin
Community Fibre, the full fibre broadband provider, has got into a new agreement with the City of London Corporation to extend their FTTH broadband network, capable of 1Gbps, to an additional 2,800 residential premises in the area, which immediately follows one with the London borough of Southwark. Community Fibre claims it now has reached 150,000 homes across London and has a target to cover 500,000 premises, on their their affordable ultra-fast FTTH broadband network, by the end of 2020. The c... Read More»

Kevin Paige appointed new CTO of business ISP M24Seven

March 20th, 2018 by admin
The business ISP M24Seven has appointed Kevin Paige as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the UK. The business ISP M24Seven offers a range of wireless and fibre optic connectivity solutions for businesses. They have appointed him, the former Chief Technology and Information Officer of Manx Telecom, who had earlier held senior positions in the eircon Group, British Airways, Barclays Bank, Cable & Wireless, Level 3 Communications and Vodafone UK. Kevin Paige was also recently appointed... Read More»

Government's £15million grant to help NYnet extend fibre rollout to more North Yorkshire premises

March 19th, 2018 by admin
A grant to North Yorkshire County Council for £15 million from the government, can pave the way to improve direct broadband services, to reach up to 6,000 businesses and 55,000 homes. The council's broadband company NYnet, will get the money to install fibre-optic lines direct into 400 public buildings. Service providers like BT can then add nearby homes and businesses to the network. The superfast network will benefit towns such as Easingwold, Selby, Tadcaster, Whitby, Norton, Malton, Scarbor... Read More»

InTouch Systems buys wireless broadband provider WiSpire

March 17th, 2018 by admin
InTouch Systems has announced the acquisition of WiSpire, the wireless provder. InTouch based in Hurricane Way in Norwich, operates its fixed wireless service across Norfolk and Suffolk, through the ITSwisp entity. WiSpire are better known and seen to offer faster broadband packages than ITSwisp. WiSpire is again a more known operator, being one of the first to pioneer the method of deploying wireless infrastructure atop churches (using the spires), to reach rural communities. This approach or m... Read More»

Openreach to recruit 3,500 new trainee engineers to rollout FTTP

March 16th, 2018 by admin
Openreach has confirmed that 3,500 trainee engineers will be recruited over the coming year. They will work to deliver Openreach's full-fibre broadband to 3 million premises by 2020. The infrastructure company has pledged to make Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband capable of speeds of up to 1Gbps available, which is significantly better than a superfast broadband line at 24 Mbps. Work for the network will start at London, Manchester, Liverpool , Leeds, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Birmingham and Bris... Read More»
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