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Openreach investment to bring gigabit speeds to London's West End

Friday, September 29th 2017

Openreach, Britain’s largest digital network, has joined forces with the landowner to upgrade the broadband infrastructure throughout Grosvenor’s London Estate in Mayfair and Belgravia. This...

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Openreach demonstrates world's first 100Gbps broadband connection

Tuesday, June 13th 2017

The demonstration uses advanced transmission technology to deliver faster speeds over a standard residential fibre to the premises (FTTP) connection. Developed alongside Huawei, the new...

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Gigabit broadband now available to 200m people around the world

Thursday, May 18th 2017

Network testing company Viavi Solutions has updated its online Gigabit Monitor, which tracks current and planned gigabit deployments. It shows that 219m people currently have internet...

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Gigaclear to reach 150,000 more homes thanks to £111m investment

Friday, May 5th 2017

The provider will use the investment to deliver fibre services to “hundreds of thousands” of premises in Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Northamptonshire – areas where it...

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City of London announces free public wi-fi for the Square Mile

Monday, April 10th 2017

The multi-million pound project will deliver wireless services across all mobile networks for City businesses, residents and visitors. A 15-year contract to roll out and manage the network has...

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Government's fibre investment will do nothing to help rural areas - CLA

Thursday, November 24th 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond, in his first Autumn Statement, announced £400m of funding for a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund, which will help speed up the rollout of fibre to the premises...

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TalkTalk will spend £20m expanding its Ultra Fibre Optic network in York

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

Working with infrastructure provider CityFibre, the companies rolled out Ultra Fibre Optic, or UFO, to an initial 14,000 homes last year and have since signed up more than 2,400 customers to the...

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INCA: UK should aim for 80% FTTP broadband coverage by 2026

Thursday, September 8th 2016

INCA, the Independent Networks Cooperative Association, wants ministers to set a more ambitious fibre target as part of a new ‘Gigabit Britain’ strategy. It says pure fibre infrastructure is...

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CityFibre to make Milton Keynes the UK's latest Gigabit City

Tuesday, July 5th 2016

Infrastructure provider CityFibre is making more than 160km of fibre network available to businesses, schools and colleges in the city. Businesses will be able to access gigabit broadband speeds...

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CityFibre partners with Gigaclear to speed up rural broadband rollout

Friday, July 1st 2016

The infrastructure provider has fibre networks in 37 UK towns and cities as well as more than 1,100km of long distance cabling acquired in a £90m deal with KCOM late last year. This...

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