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Bournemouth to get 10Gbps fibre by C4L business ISP

May 23rd, 2015 by admin
The Internet Service Provider C4L announced that the deployment of a new 10Gbps capable network has been started in Bournemouth. Apparently the new hyperfast fibre-optic network covering the large seaside town of Borunemouth in Dorset, will benefit businesses here greatly. In fact, the new network is reaching the centre of Bournemouth from C4L's Westbourne datacentre, which went live recently. Many areas claim to have only received an average download speed of 3Mbps on the new network. Details o... Read More»

BT's trial of G.fast technology to benefit 100 businesses in Swansea

May 22nd, 2015 by admin
BT the UK telecoms giant is all set to start a trial of their G.fast (ITU G.9701) broadband technology in the city of Swansea in Wales. The provider also said it would benefit 100 businesses in Swansea as it runs on lines capable of 500Mbps during this summer. This trial, unlike the Huntingdon and Gosforth trials, will focus on a smaller scale. It will focus on the speed of G.fast to serve businesses and Multi-Dwelling Units (block of flats). Maybe they would cap the speeds to around 300Mbps as ... Read More»

UK business leaders urge government to spend to improve broadband

May 20th, 2015 by admin
Business leaders and directors in UK have called for more spending by the government on infrastructure, especially for broadband connectivity. The Institute of Directors (IoD) representing 34,500 business leaders and directors of UK, in the light of a new second emergency budget 2015 being prepared by the by the Chancellor, has taken the opportunity to ask the new Tory government to spend more with priority on broadband. This is a result from IoD's survey involving some 1,211 members of the orga... Read More»

Ofcom- BT should let other operators use their dark fibre cables

May 19th, 2015 by admin
As part of Ofcom's Business Connectivity Market Review (BCMR), the regulator has come out with new proposals. Under this, Ofcom has announced that BT should give access of their 'dark fibre' cables to companies that want to provide high-speed lines for businesses. The review also has proposals to press new requirements for installation of high-speed business lines, in order to accelerate the process of installation. To encourage competition, Ofcom has proposed to place new requirement on BT to p... Read More»

Global version of BBC iPlayer to be closed

May 18th, 2015 by admin
The Global version of iPlayer will be closed completely by 26th June, according to the BBC's announcement. However BBC Worldwide, which runs the service, has said the subscription-free UK version will be not closed. The Global iPlayer team stated that subscribers will be able to use their full subscription term, right up to the day it finishes, allowing them to watch any downloaded programme. They thanked all subscribers for using the service and said they were developing new digital services th... Read More»
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