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Connecting Devon and Somerset project awards Lot4 deal to Airband wireless ISP

June 24th, 2017 by admin
Airband, the fixed wireless ISP, has been awarded the Lot 4 of the project (covering Northern Devon, Central Devon and West Devon), by the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) initiative, which is part of a contract worth £7 million. This deal comes on top of an existing deal worth £4.6 million, that plans to reach 5,800 premises spread over Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks with their superfast broadband network. The recent contract with Airband will see the ISP expand its Fixed Wireless Acce... Read More»

Wireless-to-the-Cabinet technology deployed in Scalpay Island by Openreach

June 23rd, 2017 by admin
The small island of Scalpay, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, has benefited from Wireless-to-the-Cabinet (WTTC) technology, using hybrid Microwave and VDSL2-based transmission. Openreach has deployed the WTTC technology solution for many years, but not often to bring access of high-speed broadband to remote rural homes. The tech is similar to the Fibre-to-the-Cabinet service normally used, except that instead of a 'fibre cable' running to the VDSL2 street-cabinets to supply the capacity, a Lin... Read More»

BT business customers offered BT Sport app on their plans

June 22nd, 2017 by admin
BT Business broadband plans will include the BT Sport app, which means business customers can view BT Sport streaming the latest action in sports, on their mobile devices. By including the app to their broadband packages, gives them access, on their smartphone or tablet, to sporting content like 42 Live Premier League games and football matches from Uefa Europa League, the Uefa Champions League and Emirates FA Cup. Included will also be Australian cricket, Aviva Rugby Premiership and MotoGP. Spo... Read More»

Property developer A2Dominion contracts ISP Hyperoptic to supply 1Gbps broadband

June 21st, 2017 by admin
London's property developer A2Dominion has struck a deal with fibre-optic provider Hyperoptic, to supply them connectivity via their ultrafast Fibre to the Building (FTTB/P) network. The residential property developer thus will soon gain access to Hyperoptic's network for homes across their housing, in the South East of England and London. A2Dominion (also known as FABRICA) build mainly residential properties consisting of large buildings housing lots of flats. Hyperoptic usually aims at multi-d... Read More»

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband's £428 million roll-out connects more rural communities of Dumfries and Galloway

June 19th, 2017 by admin
Thousands of homes and businesses in towns and villages across Dumfries and Galloway will be able to connect to high speed fibre broadband, thanks to Digital Scotland's £428 million roll-out project. Many areas will now able to receive fibre connectivity for the first time, while additional households and businesses get access in several other areas. Areas getting the fibre advantage include Portpatrick, Leadhills, Kirkpatrick Durham, Glencaple, Clarebrand, Boreland, Bankshill and Ardwell. Loca... Read More»
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