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Government says 95% coverage of UK on superfast broadband achieved

January 30th, 2018 by admin
The government says it has achieved in time the goal of extending superast broadband, capable of 24Mbps+, to 95% of UK premises by the end of 2017. The percentage represents a national average and the coverage is a result of the Broadband Delivery UK programme, but that also means some parts have gone further and many gaps remain. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), says out of 20 homes and businesses, over 19 of them now have the opportunity to speeds of at least 24Mb... Read More»

Sony's Low Power Wide Area Wireless network tested by JT on Jersey island

January 29th, 2018 by admin
JT, the telecom operator, has tested Sony's new technology on their Fibre-to-the Home network in Jersey, the English Channel Island. The Low-Power Wide-Area Wireless Network (LPWAN) was tested on the operators FTTH/P network capable of Gigabit broadband. JT deployed just 2 receivers, one in the southern and another in the central region of Jersey, to show its potential. Sony's engineers undertook extensive walk and drive tests to ascertain the extent of coverage it offers. It was to confirm the ... Read More»

IXLiverpool and Baltic Broadband partner to deploy 10Gbps link into Liverpool

January 27th, 2018 by admin
Liverpool will get a new 10Gbps fibre-optic line through a partnership of IX Liverpool and Baltic Broadband. The link will connect the Baltic Triangle development area in the central Liverpool, which hosts many businesses. However, it may be noted that the whole of Liverpool is already getting the 80Mbps capable FtTC network, set up by Openreach. Even Virgin Media has its ultra-fast service here and has significant coverage. However, some parts are missed out, or are dissatisfied with the choice... Read More»

EE and Vodafone are fastest mobile broadband providers in recent study by Tutela

January 25th, 2018 by admin
In the latest study by Tutela Technologies, of Mobile Network Operator performance for Q4 of 2017, EE and Vodafone came on top. The crowd-sourced study of MNOs in the UK, focused more on 4G and 3G based services, focusing on speed, latency and other parameters. The study based its findings on data collected between 1 October and 31 December for Q4 of 2017. Data was gathered anonymously from the background of supporting iOS and Android based apps on 1,500+ smartphones, without affecting “user e... Read More»

Aquiss commences its GPON service first to 14 towns and cities

January 23rd, 2018 by admin
Aquiss ,the Shropshire based ISP, as part of its business broadband portfolio, is introducing 2 new Managed Business Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) products on full-fibre broadband lines. Businesses operating in 14 towns and cities across the UK will be offered the products, with speeds of up to 500Mbps and 1Gbps (symmetrical). It will be first available to parts of Peterborough, Sheffield, Reading, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Leeds, Hull, Huddersfield, Edinburgh, Coventry, Bristol, Brad... Read More»
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