Shirenewton village to get FTTP service by Spectrum Internet

ISP Spectrum Internet, based in Cardiff, will be rolling out superfast fibre-optic broadband lines on FTTP technology to the sizeable rural village of Shirenewton, in Monmouthshire, Wales. Contractors have moved in with micro -trenching equipment (25mm wide) to lay new fibre-optic cables. No official statement, as yet, has come out of Spectrum, but they seem […]

UK ISPs coalition to challenge BT’s “monopoly”position

A coalition of UK’s biggest telecoms service providers have complained to media regulator Ofcom against BT’s so-called monopoly position in the industry. The UK Competitive Telecoms Association (UKCTA) which includes members like Vodafone, EE, TalkTalk, Sky and Virgin Media, will argue that they want more control over the high-capacity data links to improve competition and […]

Isle of Scilly now gets superfast fibre broadband access

The remote Isle of Scilly finally gets BT’s superfast broadband service, after several years of waiting. The first 2,200 premises, on these islands which are several miles off the the south west coast of Cornwall (England), are connecting to the up to 80Mbps capable FTTC network of BT. Thanks to a new submarine fibre-optic cable […]

North Lincolnshire’s rural halls, churches help Quickline’s wireless broadband reach

The ISP Quickline has been making use of some 30 village halls and local churches to deploy, what they call, their ‘AIRFibre’ service. Therefore various rural parts of North Lincolnshire are beginning to reap the benefits of the fixed wireless broadband provider, who offers up to 8 to 15Mbps of download (and up to 10Mbps […]

Gigaclear offers to expand Gigabit broadband service to Welland Valley

Gigaclear, the fibre-optic broadband provider, in its effort to expand its FTTP network, has invited a selection of communities across the Welland Valley area to register with them their interests in taking up connections. It will help their expansion further across Northamptonshire and into Leicestershire. The communities include- Weston, Sutton Bassett, Stoke Albany, Dingley, Brampton […]

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