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Blackdown Hills villages to get ultrafast broadband from Gigaclear

Thursday, June 30th 2016

The provider is set to connect up to 2,000 properties in the area to its fibre network. Villages including Upottery, Hemyock and Kittisford are expected to be among the first to...

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'Unpredictable' broadband a thing of the past for Gloucestershire school

Friday, June 17th 2016

Pupils and staff at St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School in Chedworth are now enjoying speeds of 50Mbps – and have the infrastructure in place to access 1Gbps. The school is the...

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Hyperoptic takes gigabit broadband to seven new UK towns and cities

Wednesday, June 1st 2016

The fibre to the premises (FTTP) provider already offers gigabit services in London, Cardiff, Bristol, Brighton, Reading, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and...

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Brighton's tallest building gets gigabit broadband from Hyperoptic

Monday, April 11th 2016

The south coast city has followed Greater London, Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Nottingham to become a ‘hyper-city’ thanks...

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Poll reveals Londoners' frustration over poor broadband

Friday, April 1st 2016

A YouGov poll commissioned by the Foundation for Information for Society Policy (FISP) found that 1.01m adults living in London are less than satisfied with the speed of their connection. The...

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Southend using 'dark fibre' to bring ultrafast broadband to public buildings

Thursday, March 17th 2016

The company has been selected by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to supply a 50km dark fibre network that will connect 120 key public sector sites throughout the town. The dark fibre – fibre...

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Salford council tenants get access to gigabit Hyperoptic broadband

Wednesday, March 16th 2016

Salford Council has agreed a supply deal with gigabit provider Hyperoptic, with installation already underway in a number of properties. Fibre to the premises (FTTP) provider Hyperoptic installs...

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'BT remains a monopoly provider' - telecoms industry reacts to Ofcom report

Thursday, February 25th 2016

Dido Harding, reacting to Ofcom’s initial conclusions following its Strategic Review of Digital Communications, said the regulator had recognised that BT’s control of Openreach “creates a...

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Swindon homes included in BT broadband trial after long-running campaign for fibre

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016

A new fibre to the premises (FTTP) trial will give ultrafast speeds to 500 homes in the Haydon Wick area of Swindon this spring. Residents have been campaigning for fibre for months, with some...

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CityFibre completes Huddersfield pure fibre network

Wednesday, January 20th 2016

The network, built by gigabit provider CityFibre, is already serving local businesses with dozens more due to connect over the coming months. The Kirklees CORE, which took 10 months to build, will...

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