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21,800 Northamptonshire properties have superfast broadband access

August 20th, 2014 by admin
21,800 Northamptonshire properties now have access to fibre optic superfast broadband at high speeds. As many businesses and homes in this county of Northamptonshire is bringing forth high-speed broadband technology to many communities in the region, being implemented under the Superfast Northamptonshire project. Around 15 numbers of the roadside cabinets for fibre broadband have gone live in this area. In this project’s first stage, by 2015 end, 90% of the county’s businesses and homes will... Read More»

Brantingham has fastest broadband in a UK village, claims KC

August 17th, 2014 by admin
The internet service provider KC claims that Brantingham which is in East Riding, Yorkshire, has the fastest broadband for a village in Britain. KC provides their new superfast broadband in FTTP/C technology, called Lightstream. Users connected to this service can enjoy download speeds on an average of 78Mbps. This is nearly 4 times faster than the national average of 17.8Mbps. B4RN, Gigaclear and BT who also have similar services, may not agree to this claim. The community here has a population... Read More»

Kirklees to get 1Gbps broadband through CityFibre-Easynet deal

August 19th, 2014 by admin
Kirklees, West Yorkshire County’s prominent metropolitan borough, is all set to receive 1Gbps broadband, thanks to CityFibre, a builder of fibre optic infrastructure. For this project, CityFibre has entered into a deal with Easynet, thus allowing them to upgrade the government owned PSN (Public Services Network). These two companies, while announcing this deal, have explained that they will be rolling out new groundbreaking technologies towards enhancing the PSN networks. Under this new agreem... Read More»

ISP provided Broadband Routers found vulnerable to TR-069 hackers

August 15th, 2014 by admin
Security scares have been raised over the past months on mainly devices such as home broadband routers, that are supplied or sold by service providers in the UK. One serious concern is regarding the TR-069 (CWMP) remote management protocol, often enabled in broadband routers that are sold and supplied by the ISPs. This is used by ISPs to control business and internet equipment, like VoIP phones and WiFi routers used by consumer homes, and other such equipment. Check Point Software Technologies h... Read More»

Superfast broadband rollout across North Devon progresses rapidly

August 18th, 2014 by admin
Fibre optic broadband expansion is fast progressing through North Devon and will be reaching more than 116,000 premises in the South West. This includes Holsworthy, Barnstaple and Bideford. This roll-out will greatly benefit residents and definitely businesses to become more competitive. It also helps residents to work online from busy households. Thanks to the Government investing £1.7 billion, the network will be reaching far and wide, even to access rural areas that have been overlooked beca... Read More»

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