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UK broadband investment reaches £1.3bn

Data reveals that since the start of 2024, the UK Government is boosting access to fast and reliable Internet at an unprecedented speed, putting nearly 380,000 rural premises in line to access a better broadband connection. The upgrades will give rural communities access to the fastest Internet on the market, helping to grow the economy. […]

April 10, 2024By Colin Mann

Data: Bundling streaming credits with broadband reduces churn

MyBundle, the online platform connecting consumers, streaming services and broadband providers, has released company research data indicating that bundling streaming credits with broadband service reduces the first-year monthly churn rate for SVoD streaming services by up to 50 per cent when compared to industry research firm Antenna’s reported industry average monthly rate of 8.6 per […]

April 10, 2024

Virgin Media O2 rolls out new smart support service

Virgin Media O2 has initiated the roll out of a new service that will it says help to boost broadband reliability by proactively tackling issues remotely at no extra cost for customers. Known as ‘smart support’ the new service to tackle customers’ network niggles arrives as research by Virgin Media O2 found that more than […]

April 8, 2024

AST SpaceMobile hit by delays

AST SpaceMobile is being rebranded to AST Networks. That was the one positive slice of news to emerge from its end-of-year results. The company’s overall news didn’t help confidence with investors and its share price crashed 13.6 per cent on April 1st and another 24 per cent on April 2nd. AST undoubtedly has a great […]

April 3, 2024By Chris Forrester

Airties launches Orbit

Airties, a specialist in managed Wi-Fi solutions for broadband service providers, has announced the commercial launch of Orbit, a continuous test automation platform for broadband service providers, customer premises equipment (CPE) manufacturers, and system-on-chip (SoC) manufacturers to support Smart Wi-Fi integrations and deployments. Airties Orbit addresses a longstanding industry pain point: ensuring consistent data accuracy […]

March 28, 2024

Report: Lack of Full Fibre awareness

A resident engagement initiative undertaken by Complete Technology Group (CTG), Orbit Housing Association and Lightning Fibre has confirmed a lack of consumer knowledge and understanding of Full Fibre. The ‘Connecting Customers’ initiative drives digital inclusion and aids the rollout of Full Fibre broadband ahead of the forthcoming copper switch-off, particularly among those in housing schemes. […]

March 21, 2024

Wireless Broadband Alliance, RDK collaboration

RDK Management has joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and that the two organisations’ members plan to collaborate on industry-wide initiatives such as Operator Managed Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi 7, and IoT. RDK and WBA share many common members across broadband operators and technology companies that are committed to deploying RDK for Broadband (RDK-B). RDK is an […]

March 21, 2024

Technetix sees record growth in North America

Broadband infrastructure specialist, Technetix, has announced a record year of growth and increased momentum in sales in the North American market, with the release of the company’s results for 2023.With an increase in revenue of 33 per cent to $157 million (€144.8m) – compared to $118 million in 2022, this strong growth comes at a […]

March 20, 2024

WBA completes OpenRoaming trial in London

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the industry body dedicated to improving Wi-Fi standards and services, has announced the successful completion of an advanced public Wi-Fi OpenRoaming proof-of-concept (PoC) in Shoreditch, London. A busy area for businesses, students and evening footfall, the PoC enabled phone users to seamlessly connect to Wi-Fi and move between cellular and […]

March 19, 2024

CMC Networks takes action on South Africa internet outages

CMC Networks, a global Tier 1 service provider, has added Low Earth Orbit (LEO), Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite connectivity to its portfolio of solutions. This multi-orbit approach addresses the diverse connectivity needs of remote regions and challenging environments across Africa and the Middle East, removing the limits on digital transformation. […]

March 19, 2024