Flood-hit Lake District tourism gets fibre broadband boost

Fibre broadband has been made available to hundreds of homes and businesses in the flood-hit areas of Lake District, covering Glenridding village. Over 200 homes and businesses in this village at the southern end of Ullswater, will be benefited, along with an additional 150 premises found in other areas bordering the lake. Patterdale that’s nearby […]

Urban UK broadband speeds are faster than rural, says Ofcom

Ofcom, the telecoms regulator, says the average UK broadband speed has gone up by 27%, from 22.8 Mbps to 28.9 Mbps, during the year 2015. But urban broadband speeds were found 3 times faster than the rural service, highlighting the gap between urban and rural networks’ performance. The UK regulator said the gap, or the […]

Highland Perthshire communities close to getting superfast broadband

The broadband service Loch Tay Internet, with support from Community Broadband Scotland (CBS), a Scottish Government initiative, is expected to soon benefit a group of rural communities in Highland Perthshire with superfast broadband access. The communities with more than 150 premises housing over 350 people, will be benefited by the CBS imitative supporting community led […]

Mobile data volume saver to be introduced by Netflix

A data saver feature will be soon introduced by Neflix, designed for mobile apps. The mobile data volume sever will help members to get more control over data usage on their data allowance, when streaming content on mobile networks. The feature would allow them to increase their video quality if they have a higher data […]

KC aims at 150,000 premises on Fibre Broadband rollout boost

KC is progressing with its ‘Lightstream’ fibre-optic broadband rollout and the ongoing project has an aim to connect 150,000 premises by end of 2017. The incumbent operator is provider for Hull and East Yorkshire and will soon be re-branded into KCOM, by the KCOM Group, which owns the ISP and several other brands. ISP KC’s […]

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