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Public consulted on plan to fix 'misleading' broadband ad rules

Thursday, May 4th 2017

Current guidelines allow providers to advertise ‘up to’ speeds that are achievable for only 10% of their customers. But the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) said in November that...

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Slow broadband 'worse than noisy neighbours' for Brits moving home

Tuesday, February 21st 2017

Broadband provider Hyperoptic asked 3,000 UK adults what they would most like to know about a property that they wouldn’t necessarily be told by an estate agent. Connectivity was high on...

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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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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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Apple named Internet Hero at 2016 ISPA Awards

Friday, July 8th 2016

The company was recognised for “defending the principle of encryption and protecting customer security” at last night’s ceremony in London. Apple saw off competition from MPs Jo Cherry, Keir...

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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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Survey reveals importance of broadband to Brits moving home

Tuesday, April 26th 2016

The research, carried out by fibre to the premises provider Hyperoptic, polled 3,000 UK residents to get an insight into how broadband provision is affecting the property sector. The survey found...

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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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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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Brits spend more time on the internet than they do sleeping

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

The average Briton spends 10.5 hours a day on the internet but only sleeps for eight hours a night, Hyperoptic’s poll of 3,000 UK residents found. The broadband provider also found that men...

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