ADSL2 broadband from street-cabinet not deployed by BT Openreach

The ADSL2+ broadband technology that was proposed to be directly deployed from the street-cabinet on the FTTC network, instead of from the telephone exchange is yet to see the light of day. BT Openreach had last year revealed this interesting technology (capale of delivering up to 20Mbps) and which if deployed will bring faster speeds […]

WightFibre announces boost of speeds up to 152Mbps

WightFibre has announced that their top package with 120 Mbps speed will get another free boost of speed to 152Mbps. The service provider which operates TV, phone and cable broadband networks across the Isle of Wight, which is just off the coast of England, will be giving this boost to their customers from October this […]

Cumbria’s rural community rolls out own FTTH network

Too remote to be considered in the BDUK roll-out, Ravenstonedale’s fibre broadband project is just one of two to get support from the Rural Community Broadband Fund (RCBF) as a joint BDUK and BT initiative, besides the funding from TalkTalk Digital Heroes, The Holehird Trust, the Prince’s Countryside Fund and Community Contributions. Partnering BT Openreach, […]

North Lincolnshire communities to benefit by new broadband funding

The Northernlincs Broadband project will get a boost of £1.2 million, according to the newly announced government funding. The project aims to connect 92% of premises across the unitary authority area. South Yorkshire Times reports that areas to be benefited by the additional funding include Axholme Central, by October (at least 24Mbps speed), while Sandtoft, […]

Fell End in Cumbria begins laying fibre optic cables for broadband

The Fell End project for broadband connectivity is being pushed by the Ravenstonedale Parish Council and the project has begun laying of the new fibre optic cable over the area. Installation of the primary ducting for the cables has started this week, that will connect the 58 premises spread over an area of 11 kilometres. […]

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