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Southwark's superfast wireless broadband network by Relish goes live

February 7th, 2018 by admin
Relish, the local ISP, has been installing the first of several new masts, to set up a wireless broadband network, to provide faster connections for the long suffering residents inside the London borough of Southwark. Users from the SE 16 area, like that of Rotherhithe, have long suffered from weak connectivity. Although London overall has superior coverage, available to almost 97% of premises, it isn't the case for every borough and Southwark has been one of them. The Exchange Only Lines do not... Read More»

EE Retail Outlets' Staff get trained to offer internet safety advice

February 6th, 2018 by admin
EE the mobile operator, has announced that employees of 600 of their retail outlets in the UK are getting specialist mobile and online safety training, which will enable parents to receive better advice on online safety options and filters. Thousands of employees will be imparted training with a partnership with Internet Matters, the online safety experts. It has been timed to start at an event that also marks the Safe Internet Day. The extra training also includes “The New Talk”, the serie... Read More»

First connected British Airways aircraft offers free WiFi onboard

February 5th, 2018 by admin
British Airways is offering free WiFi access on-board flights, in partnership with Visa, for browsing. The carrier is gradually deploying WiFi connectivity on their long-haul aircraft fleet. So, those who find themselves on one of their fist connected aircraft can be lucky to get an hour of free browsing, but for a limited time. The usual cost for an hour online with the Browse option, is £4.99 for 1 hour. Or for the faster Stream option that can support streaming of entertainment, which inclu... Read More»

Vodafone gains 316,000 customers on Home Broadband service

February 2nd, 2018 by admin
Vodafone UK has come out with their Q4 results for 2017, which reveals that the operator has added more subscribers to their fixed line home broadband base. The customer base grew by 39,000 in Q4, to total to 316,000 customers, which could have been aided by a very aggressive price-cut on FTTC packages, over the recent months. However, the mobile customer base of the operator has come down by 25,000 in Q4, to total at 17,600,000 subscribers. Revenue for the quarter recorded by Vodafone in UK, wa... Read More»

Openreach aims to add 3 million premises by 2020 on full-fibre broadband

February 1st, 2018 by admin
Openreach plans to connect 3 million premises on to their full-fibre broadband network, by the end of 2020. UK's national broadband infrastructure provider is kicking-off a drive to build the ultrafast network that the country has been lacking. The provider would recruit this year 3,000 engineers to help its roll-out of full-fibre into Britain's homes and businesses, guaranteeing much faster speeds than before to its users. BT's board is all set to commit more cash to support the roll-out plans ... Read More»
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