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Subsea fibre cable between New York and UK gets 200Gbps boost

July 27th, 2016 by admin
The AE Connect cable runs from New York (USA) to London as Aqua Comms transatlantic sub-sea fibre-optic cable system. The comparatively new cable system has been now boosted by Century Link, which activated a pair of 100 Gigabit waves of high-capacity connectivity on the cable system. The AE Connect cable became serviceable only since January of this year. It runs starting from the landing-station on Shirley, Long Island in USA, to Killala (Mayo) in Ireland to reach the corresponding landing-sta... Read More»

Bristol Network puts first customers on 10Mbps fibre network

July 25th, 2016 by admin
The Bristol Network, the large fibre-optic network in Bristol City (South West England), has gone live and connected the first businesses on 10Mbps speeds. Bristol Network was formerly B-Net, that used to be owned by the local authority until two ISPs began to commercialise it. The companies, ITS Technology and Net Support UK, signed with the Bristol City Council last year on a 20-year concession agreement, that allowed them to set-up a network using the council's existing cable ducts, to serve ... Read More»

Ten Pembrokeshire town centres to get free Wi-Fi

July 23rd, 2016 by admin
Thanks to a 3 year pilot project, the Town Centre Wi-Fi project, ten Pembrokeshire town centres will be offering shoppers and visitors coming in, free Wi-Fi access, which is to be switched on at the end of the month. Free internet access for free comes in time for the summer holidays. The pilot is funded by a partnership between Pembrokeshire County Council, the Chambers of Trade, Town Councils and St.Davids Peninsula Tourism Associations. Shoppers moving around the town centres will be alerted ... Read More»

Leicester to get 10,000 premises more on to BT's Fibre Broadband

July 22nd, 2016 by admin
As part of the Superfast Leicestershire project, a new contract worth £5 million has been signed with BT Openreach, to cover an extra 10,000 homes and businesses in the city of Leicester. To reach these premises, the company will be expanding the roll-out of fibre broadband on FTTC/P technology, over the coming 2 years. The Superfast Leicestershire project (worth £28 million) is already signed-up with 2 existing contracts that are working simultaneously to connect 72,000 additional premises. T... Read More»

Vodafone UK launches fixed line voice and broadband to SMEs

July 21st, 2016 by admin
Vodafone has followed its successful consumer roll-out of fixed-line phone and broadband offering with now the offering extended to small businesses in UK. The Superfast Fibre broadband network service launched by Vodafone last June, first served residential customers. Now, small businesses can get the service with speeds reaching 76Mbps, across the country and can also add fixed IP address and call-diversion to their packages. They will also benefit from a pledge to fix "within just one working... Read More»
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