UK at 21st with average broadband speed of 11.6Mbps –Akamai

Akamai has revealed in its latest state of the internet report, the world’s average speed is 5Mbps for fixed line broadband download speeds. This is an increase of 10% for the Q4 of 2014. The United Kingdom’s average has increased by 67% in the quarter (Q1-2015) to 11.6Mbps. UK is now ranked as the 21st […]

Virgin Media to move from Google email to own platform

The UK Cable giant Virgin Media, has confirmed that they would be migrating from the current Google platform to their own brand service. Customers presently using the ISP’s service should be watchful for any issues, as mass email migrations seldom go seamlessly smooth. Virgin Media has based its customers on an email platform off Google’s […]

Manchester to benefit first from Virgin Media’s huge cable expansion

Virgin Media’s new scheme, the Project Lightning, worth £3 billion, will expand the cable broadband, TV and phone network to around 60% of UK by 2020, and it will benefit Manchester first. The 152Mbps capable cable network will reach some 150,000 businesses and homes of the city by this project that was fist announced in […]

New Superfast Extension Programme contract signed by Broadband East Riding

A new contract has been signed by Broadband East Riding under the Superfast Extension Programme (SEP), supported by Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), to expand the original rollout and help achieve the goal of reaching 95% of the area to get superfast broadband (24Mbps+) by 2017. BDUK has confirmed an allocation of £5 million in the […]

Northern Lincs Broadband rollout on time, now aims adding 4,000 premises

The Northern Linc Broadband (NLBB) project under the BDUK scheme, has completed the first contract. The roll-out has got an additional 31,000 premises connected to BT’s superfast broadband services, capable of 24Mbps+ speeds, in North Lincolnshire. The contract had the objective of reaching 90.5% of premises in each area by spring of 2015, using BT’s […]

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