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Gigaclear offers to expand Gigabit broadband service to Welland Valley

November 25th, 2014 by admin
Gigaclear, the fibre-optic broadband provider, in its effort to expand its FTTP network, has invited a selection of communities across the Welland Valley area to register with them their interests in taking up connections. It will help their expansion further across Northamptonshire and into Leicestershire. The communities include- Weston, Sutton Bassett, Stoke Albany, Dingley, Brampton Ash, Ashley, Slawston, Nevill Holt, Medbourne, Horninghold, Hallaton, Drayton, Cranoe, Bringhurst, Blaston and... Read More»

North Lincolnshire's rural halls, churches help Quickline's wireless broadband reach

November 26th, 2014 by admin
The ISP Quickline has been making use of some 30 village halls and local churches to deploy, what they call, their 'AIRFibre' service. Therefore various rural parts of North Lincolnshire are beginning to reap the benefits of the fixed wireless broadband provider, who offers up to 8 to 15Mbps of download (and up to 10Mbps of upload) speeds. These speeds may not be particularly fast when compared to high-speed broadband technology serving other parts, but is a substantial improvement over what the... Read More»

Bishop Auckland area benefits from superfast fibre broadband access

November 24th, 2014 by admin
The benefits of superfast broadband on optic-fibre cable network would percolate to 1,000 households and businesses of the Bishop Auckland area, which includes Leeholme, Newfield and Coundon, which are part of the county's Digital Durham programme. With this initiative added, it brings to a total the number of properties having access to high-speed broadband, on fibre-optic technology in Bishop Auckland, to more than 14,000. The £25 million Digital Durham programme aims to provide residents and... Read More»

Ofcom to give TV band on 700MHz to mobile operators

November 22nd, 2014 by admin
Ofcom has announced that the 700MHz band of the spectrum will be turned over to the mobile operators by the start of 2022, which was anticipated. The decision will move the spectrum slot of the 700MHz, currently used for Digital Terrestrial TV channels, over to the adjacent slot of the 600MHz band. As the 700MHz band operates at a lower frequency than other bands of the spectrum used for mobile broadband, it can cover a larger area, amongst other benefits, and allows better penetration through w... Read More»

Tesco uses BT to upgrade free in-store WiFi service

November 21st, 2014 by admin
Tesco has announced customers shopping in their Extra or Superstores in the UK, and the Republic of Ireland, will get free WiFi facility deployed by BT in-store. Shoppers can find the WiFi hotspots of BT are available widely, rolled out in the supermarket giant's 806 Tesco Extra and Superstores in United Kingdom and 113 stores found in the Republic of Ireland. According to Tesco, the new network on the superfast WiFi of BT, when used can offer bandwidth up to 76MB, which is actually an upgrade t... Read More»

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