Broadband Suppliers Blog Broadband Gets Commercial UK Launch by Openreach

March 4th, 2020 by admin
Openreach (BT) has announced that their “ultrafast broadband” ISP technology, which is capable of offering download speeds up to 330Mbps (50Mbps upload), is to finally get a full commercial launch on 1st April 2020. But its coverage seems unlikely to improve much.Given the wide availability of among ISPs, including major providers like BT, Sky Broadband and TalkTalk, it may surprise some people to learn that the technology has been sat in the Early Market Deployment (EMD) phase... Read More»

Investment Firm Blackstone to Pump Money into UK Broadband

February 26th, 2020 by admin
Global investment firm Blackstone is in the process of establishing a dedicated European infrastructure team, which among other things is looking for opportunities to invest billions of pounds into UK infrastructure upgrades including energy, water systems, transport and broadband ISP networks.As it stands Blackstone Infrastructure Partners (BIP) announced the final close of its inaugural fund-raising phase in 2019 with total commitments of $14 billion (£10.8bn), much of which is connected back... Read More»

ISP Plusnet Discounts UK Broadband

November 14th, 2019 by admin
Low cost ISP Plusnet has become the latest suppliers to tweak their existing discounts a little lower ahead of the annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales event. The main bonus is an included offer of £75 cashback on each package and a slight discount in monthly price over their previous promotions.New customers can expect to receive an included wireless router, phone line rental, parental controls (network-level filtering) and UK-based customer support. A number of UK calling add-ons are al... Read More»

ISP Aquiss Shuns wasteful Broadband in Favour of FTTP

November 13th, 2019 by admin
The ISP Aquiss has announced theircustomers that – after organizing “months of trials” – theywill not be launching ultrafast broadband packages based offOpenreach’s hybrid fibre service, which the provider hasdescribed as being a resource wasteful technology. Instead they’llfocus on FTTP.At present the 160-330Mbps technology has already been deployed to cover 2.42 million UKpremises, although Openreach (BT) have put their related plans underreview and currently o... Read More»

ISP Andrews & Arnold Boost Home Broadband Usage to 300GB

November 11th, 2019 by admin
UK ISP Andrews & Arnold (AAISP) is New and existing customers, especially their standard Home::1 based fixed line broadband packages (sold via ADSL, FTTC, and FTTP), may be pleased to know that their monthly usage allowances will be boosted from 200GB (GigaBytes) to 300GB from December 2019.The move follows a big raft of price reductions and usage allowance increases in June 2019, which at the time chose to leave AAISP’s entry-level Home::1 200GB service unchanged and hence today... Read More»
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