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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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UK's first government-funded ultrafast broadband cabinet goes live

Thursday, December 10th 2015

Cotswold communities including Cockleford, Coberley and Cowley will be able to benefit from speeds up to 1,000Mbps. Earlier this year Gloucestershire County Council awarded a contract to Gigaclear...

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Gigaclear starts work on fibre broadband network in rural Essex

Tuesday, December 1st 2015

Gigabit broadband provider Gigaclear is installing its pure fibre cable network directly into more than 4,500 premises in the east of Epping Forest Direct as part of the £7.5m Superfast Essex Rural...

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Coventry office block gets gigabit broadband connection

Monday, November 30th 2015

The CV5 building at Coventry Business Park has become the latest business premises to be served by broadband provider WarwickNet. Firms based in the building can now access internet speeds up to...

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Glasgow to become Scotland's third 'gigabit city'

Friday, November 27th 2015

Gigabit provider CityFibre has partnered with Scottish ISP HighNet to offer high-speed services that are expected to benefit 15,000 businesses in Glasgow. The move follows similar projects in...

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BT boss: Don't get attached to fibre - even that could be obsolete one day

Wednesday, October 21st 2015

Mike Galvin, managing director of next generation access for BT’s Technology Service & Operations division, said no technology is futureproof, and even fibre may one day be rendered...

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Hyperoptic tackles Birmingham's 'sub-standard' broadband connectivity

Friday, October 16th 2015

Gigabit broadband has been installed at Queen's College Chambers, a former medical school in the city centre built in 1843. The work was carried out by Hyperoptic, which specialises in serving...

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CityFibre: UK broadband held back by ageing Openreach infrastructure

Friday, September 11th 2015

Rob Hamlin, director of business development at the gigabit broadband provider, said broadband in this country is being held back by poor infrastructure. “What’s holding back broadband...

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Gigaclear announces first Cotswold communities to get ultrafast fibre broadband

Thursday, August 27th 2015

Seven Springs in Cockleford will be the first community in the Cotswolds to benefit from the second phase of the Fastershire project, which is delivering the government’s broadband rollout in...

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