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EE and Vodafone ready to deploy 4G LTE Advanced on their mobile networks

October 22nd, 2014 by admin
The mobile operator EE will soon make use of the latest LTE Advanced and Carrier Aggregation technology, capable of 300Mbps on its 4G network upgrade, in this year, by exiting their trial run, to be deployed live over their network. The trial of this ultrafast 4G upgrade started last year in East London's Tech City. It delivers the 'Catagory6' speeds because it brings together 20Hz of their 1800MHz spectrum band and 20Hz of their latest 2.6Hz spectrum band. The precise date of introduction is no... Read More»

BT's 17 FTTC Cabinets in Shetland Islands have gone live

October 21st, 2014 by admin
Seventeen street cabinets of BT installed in the remote Shetland Islands of Scotland have gone live recently. The Cabinets based on the Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology of BT forms part of a wider programme of the £410 million Digital Scotland partnership. The new link is a fibre-optic cable that connects the Faroe Islands and the mainland of Scotland via the SHEA-2 undersea cable link. This link effectively replaces the old Microwave wireless system of the island's earlier project, thank... Read More»

More than 80,000 Scottish premises to get access to superfast broadband

October 19th, 2014 by admin
Under the latest phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project, over 80,000 properties all over Scotland could be enjoying faster access to the internet, thanks to the £410 million superast broadband programme, part of a greater objective of making FTTC/P services reach 85% of premises by 2015 end and up to 95% by 2017 end. The project is funded by the UK and Scottish governments, councils, Highlands and Island Enterprise, European money and investment from BT. Already BT's commerci... Read More»

Digital Teesdale local wireless service to be supported by ITS

October 18th, 2014 by admin
The Digital Teesdale service, which provides Teesdale valley, situated in east side of the Pennines (England), with internet access using wireless broadband system to the rural parts, has got support from the ITS Technology Group. The related project Digital Dale, created out of a partnership between residents, businesses and government agencies, had originally entrusted Networks by Wireless to build the wireless broadband network, based on WiMax technology, for Teesdale. At that time the servic... Read More»

High-speed broadband to pass 500,000 premises across Staffordshire in next 2 years

October 20th, 2014 by admin
Staffordshire will, within two years, have half a million homes and businesses across the county, connected to high speed broadband, it has been revealed. Since April this year about 12,000 properties have been connected to the service, as the Openreach rollout, benefiting from an investment of £15 million, continues progressing. The new service providing 24Mbps will benefit areas first in Stafford, Cannock and Burntwood. BT Openreach is rolling out the network, making available on equal basis ... Read More»

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