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UK broadband not up to scratch, Ofcom claims

News 9 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The regulator's report reveals its main concerns are rural areas, city not-spots and the availability of NGA technology

BT installs ‘record-breaking’ broadband network across Scottish Highlands

News 4 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

The rollout is part of Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband scheme to bring faster internet to country

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Which? calls for broadband transparency

News 18 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The consumer group said the way broadband speeds are advertised is unfair

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One quarter of UK premises connected to superfast broadband

News 13 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Around 1.5 million properties help UK achieve one of the quickest rollouts of fibre connectivity in the world

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National roaming: Filling in the UK's mobile coverage gaps

Analysis & Insight 6 Nov, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Plans to let mobile users "roam" on to other networks have met with resistance, but may be part of the solution to "notspots"

CityFibre to build fibre network for West Yorkshire firms

News 5 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ultrafast broadband network builder wants local businesses to register their interest in the project now

EE launches 4G+ service in London

News 30 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator offers customers download speeds of 150Mbps

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Sky Broadband problems: Liverpool & Manchester hit by internet outage

News 17 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Sky Broadband customers in Liverpool and Manchester have been without internet & phone services since midnight

Superfast Dorset to bring fibre broadband to 9,000 more homes & businesses

News 17 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Third phase of project in north of county will see improved speeds for thousands

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Vodafone to boost 4G speeds in London, Birmingham & Manchester

News 16 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Major cities get mobile broadband boost with 4.5G technologies from network provider

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BT 80Mbps microwave radio link installed in Devon village

News 15 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

Connection negates the need for fibre optic cable to be laid underground

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Hyperoptic brings gigabit fibre to four more English cities

News 7 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Ramps up FTTH in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield And Nottingham

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Average UK broadband speeds on the up, claim Ofcom

News 3 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Regulator's research highlights improvements in average residential broadband speeds

UK government overhauls broadband business voucher scheme

News 24 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Disappointing take-up leads to government re-think

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Hyperoptic to build gigabit fibre network for Glasgow

News 23 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

FTTP brings gigabit speeds to residential and business customers

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Virgin Media Business launches SMB-focused broadband services

News 23 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Cable firm’s research finds SMB not feeling recovery in UK economy

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Virgin Media trials new digging method to cut fibre rollout costs

News 17 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Narrow trenching proposals could make fibre implementation twice as fast

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Aberdeen gets city-wide gigabit fibre network

News 4 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

CityFibre teams up with Internet for Business to roll out “Gigabit City”

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Rural broadband: still life on a branch line

Analysis & Insight 28 Aug, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

The UK now boasts some of the best average broadband speeds in Europe, but this still leaves a large number of businesses in the slow lane

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BT's diverts fibre optic broadband to Isles of Scilly

News 24 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The month-long project will see the remote island get higher-speed connections within six months

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