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Carlisle city centre to provide free unlimited WiFi

September 19th, 2014 by admin
Carlisle city centre would soon provide free and unlimited Wi-fi to residents and visitors here. The 23 hotspots planned will cover an area that stretches form the railway station to the Carlisle castle. Centres of Longtown and Brampton will also get free Wi-fi hotspots. The deal for this was signed between Carlisle City Council and BT, with the networks due to be launched next month. It will fit in with the many other digital projects here, including free Wi-fi recently launched in Lanes Shoppi... Read More»

Unlimited mobile broadband data in plans to be withdrawn by Giffgaff

September 17th, 2014 by admin
Giffgaff's customers are going to be disappointed when the budget mobile operator withdraws the 'Unlimited Internet' offer from its two top plans. The two interchangeable monthly SIM-only (goodybags) plans will be affected by the change on 24 September. Instead of it will be introduced data caps of 3GB and 5GB on the £12 and their £15 plans respectively. A new traffic management measure will also be put in, to pull down internet speed at peak times to 300Kbps. However, existing users on £15 g... Read More»

INGNL aims to expand network to new build homes in UK

September 18th, 2014 by admin
The Independent Next-Generation Networks Limited is part of a utilities provider and has proposed plans aiming to expand their Next-Generation Wholesale Access Network which is carrier-neutral, to urban developments and to new-build towns. Independent Next-Generation Networks Limited (INGNL) can deliver speeds of 300Mbps to these projects approved by local authorities and the UK government. Other large providers like TalkTalk don't really engage in new-build projects. Virgin Media actually does ... Read More»

Strabane benefits from extended wireless internet rollout in Derry

September 16th, 2014 by admin
Strabane will be benefited from a wider wireless internet project that is deploying the technology across Derry. Free wireless internet access will be rolled out and will benefit council buildings, like leisure centres, in the rollout. A voucher scheme to help out SME businesses to upgrade to a superfast broadband connection is available as well. Also, £2.2 million from the government's Superconnected Cities programme will be obtained for it. The programme aims to bring to some of the nation's ... Read More»

Connecting Shropshire announces superfast broadband to 13 more exchanges

September 14th, 2014 by admin
Superfast broadband over fibre network will be deployed to another 13 exchange areas, announced Connecting Shropshire, which is the partnership between the county council, BDUK and BT. At the same time a new online map and line-checker has been launched on the website of Connecting Shropshire. This gives residents the facility to find out the availability on the site, in their area, of fibre-optic broadband, which has up-to-date information on the status of local exchanges. People can type their... Read More»

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