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Nearly 2,000 premises in Trafford get superfast broadband

October 29th, 2014 by admin
Homes and businesses in Trafford area, numbering almost 2,000, will be able to access BT's fibre network in Greater Manchester to enjoy superfast broadband, thanks to the rollout of the Get Digital Faster programme. BT is planning to install nearly 76 green street-cabinets to connect properties to the fibre-optic network in Trafford, by the year 2016. Twenty premises have already upgraded to superfast broadband. Properties in Longford, Trafford Park, Altrincham and Sale can connect to fibre broa... Read More»

Deal between O2 and Zayo signed for boosting 4G data capacity

October 28th, 2014 by admin
O2, one of UK's leading digital communications company and part of Telefonica UK, has signed a deal with Zayo Group, to boost their infrastructure. The agreement will help O2 to replace the ageing SDH and their managed services on Ethernet. O2 will thus get a new fibre optic network on Zayo's service, making use of the infrastructure of GEO Networks, that Zayo acquired in May 2014. The deal will provide a fully resilient core fibre-optic network with flexible capacity available to O2 across the ... Read More»

Fibre-optic broadband rollout in Birmingham soon by Subtopia

October 27th, 2014 by admin
Subtopia is a fairly new company that intends to provide high-speed fibre-optic and copper broadband services for certain cities of the UK and initially will start with Birmingham in England. The company has applied to Ofcom and the regulator has proposed to grant Code Powers to Subtopia Ltd. If granted, it would provide benefits like the faster approval of big street works. It will allow Subtopia to access the Physical Infrastructure Access products of BT, which means access to BT's underground... Read More»

North East England gains faster broadband by Virgin Media's latest expansion

October 26th, 2014 by admin
In its second expansion phase, Virgin Media, the major telecoms provider of UK, has announced the expanding of TV, broadband and phone network into more areas of North East England, mostly into places in Stock-On-Tees, Sunderland, Darlington and Hartlepool. A similar announcement made by the operator in August this year, saw 100,000 properties in East London gaining access to their 152 Mbps capable fibre services. This latest expansion work will see adding of some 5,000 homes to their list and t... Read More»

Households need only up to 25Mbps in 2014, opine industry group

October 24th, 2014 by admin
A group of leading members from the telecoms industry, the so-called Broadband 100, has taken a snap survey to find and suggest what today's households need as broadband speed. Up to 25 Mbps download speed was enough for most, was found in the poll. The group with senior figures from the industry representing, amongst others, Deutsch Telekom, Orange, Telstra and cable giant Liberty Global, was formed earlier in the month with the aim to help promote collaboration with governments and between ind... Read More»

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