G.fast Broadband Gets Commercial UK Launch by Openreach

Openreach (BT) has announced that their G.fast “ultrafast broadband” ISP technology, which is capable of offering download speeds up to 330Mbps (50Mbps upload), is to finally get a full commercial launch on 1st April 2020. But its coverage seems unlikely to improve much. Given the wide availability of G.fast among ISPs, including major providers like […]

Investment Firm Blackstone to Pump Money into UK Broadband

Global investment firm Blackstone is in the process of establishing a dedicated European infrastructure team, which among other things is looking for opportunities to invest billions of pounds into UK infrastructure upgrades including energy, water systems, transport and broadband ISP networks. As it stands Blackstone Infrastructure Partners (BIP) announced the final close of its inaugural […]

My Fibre Limited Moots FTTH Broadband Network for Rural Wales

Dorset-based My Fibre Limited, which describes itself as a “mechanical or industrial engineering” company that runs some Dark Fibre networks, has proposed to extend their network and may build an ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband ISP service for a rural community in mid-Wales. At present the company mostly seems to operate a few niche Dark Fibre […]

EE’s new Apple TV 4K replacing old Pay TV service for home broadband

Recently EE has announced that their old Pay TV product (IPTV) will be replaced by a new service – Apple TV 4K set top box for their fixed line home broadband & phone packages. The Pay TV product, which was introduced before merger with BT and the broadband customers were required to pay an additional […]

BT Director & B4RN volunteers secured Queen’s Birthday Honours

Every year, Queen’s Birthday Honours are being awarded to recognize those serving to the queen and the country under different categories. The honours are being given twice in a year one at Queen’s Birthday and other one at New Year. The 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours have been released recently. There are various personalities in the […]

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