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Aberdeen plans free city centre WiFi and fibre upgrades

May 5th, 2016 by admin
Earlier this year, the UK Government had signed a City Deal with Aberdeen (in Scotland), to pump in £250 million into the city for infrastructure. Now the first details have revealed that digital connectivity with fibre-optic upgrades and free city-centre Wi-Fi, are high on the agenda. The latest updates suggest that the local authority has allocated, from the council budget, about £300,000 to focus on work like laying of underground fibre-optic cables, or help build the free public Wi-Fi for ... Read More»

Stoke-on-Trent to set up free Wi-Fi in the city centre

May 3rd, 2016 by admin
Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire is all set to offer free public WiFi across the city centre. The new free service will compliment the existing footprint at the intu Potteries shopping-centre, the McDonald's outlet, city centre cafes and bars. The move comes after traders called for better internet connectivity across the pedestrianised streets of Hanley for visitors. Stoke-on-Trent City Council keen on improving the experience for businesses and shoppers around the city centre is advertising for... Read More»

Fastershire project upgrades over 20,000 rural Cotswold premises with faster broadband

May 2nd, 2016 by admin
The Fastershire project initiated by the Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) has put over 20,000 rural homes and businesses on the Cotswolds on superfast broadband, on its roll-out that started back in December of 2012. The project anticipated to be over by the end of 2017, will be able to benefit 30,000 rural premises, say GCC. The county council invested £10 million in the 1st phase of the project, while the 2nd phase was contracted to pure fibre network provider Gigaclear of UK, with a targ... Read More»

Chedworth residents can test new ultrafast broadband at Chedworth Village Hall

May 1st, 2016 by admin
Residents and business owners of Chadworth can test out the new ultrafast broadband speed at a village demonstration being held at the Chadworth Village Hall. The vVillage Hall has a capability to access the internet at high speeds, at up to 1Gbps, which is 33 times faster than the average speed in UK, making it one of the best connected venues in the country. The demonstration here takes place on 7th May, Saturday, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Residents are invited to come here with their devices or... Read More»

EE forms new alliance for 5G and 4G LTE technology

April 29th, 2016 by admin
EE, UK's mobile giant, has formed a new alliance with other mobile operators to facilitate the development of technology in LTE- Broadcast (LTE-B). The technology enables mobile operators to send to all mobile phone users of an area, a single stream of data. Partners to the alliance include Verizon (USA), kt (South Korea) and Telstra (Australia). This tech solution will help mobile operators to enter fully the TV or video streaming market, with an advantage of streaming live events. Another adva... Read More»
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