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Netgem, VX Fiber partnership

Ultrafast broadband digital TV service provider Netgem has been selected by digital infrastructure specialist VX Fiber as one of the first entertainment and multi-streaming services providers on its Open Access Platform. VX Fiber’s core business is to partner with fibre owners and to operate these fibre networks on an Open Access basis.  It provides the […]

November 19, 2020

Sky Broadband launches new FTTP service

Sky Broadband is launching a new Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) service; using the latest fibre optic technology to deliver Sky Broadband Superfast and Ultrafast, Sky says it is its fastest and most reliable broadband service yet. Over 3 million UK homes now have access to this new technology, and this will increase rapidly as […]

October 30, 2020

Openreach continues analogue upgrade

UK digital network infrastructure provider Openreach is announcing a further 51 exchange locations across the UK, covering around 0.51 million premises, where it is planning to stop selling its legacy analogue services and instead focus on providing people with a modern, futureproof Full Fibre connection. This brings the total number of exchange locations where it […]

October 5, 2020By Colin Mann

Analyst: Smart lifespaces key to unlocking 5G revenue

Telecoms firms are being urged to resegment their market and understand what’s happening in the household in order to optimise their opportunities in the New Normal and accelerate time to new revenue. According to research from analyst firm Omnisperience, telecoms service providers have spent billions on designing, deploying and innovating new networks such as 5G […]

September 28, 2020By Colin Mann

Openreach FTTP in 67 new locations

UK digital infrastructure provider Openreach has announced a further 67 locations in its Fibre Cities programme where it will be building its new, future-proof Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology, as part of a new tranche of build. Work will begin in March 2021. The new locations stretch across the nation – from Alloway, in Ayrshire; to […]

September 15, 2020By Colin Mann

Openreach commits to ‘final third’ Full Fibre

UK digital network infrastructure provider Openreach has outlined plans to make ultra-reliable and gigabit-capable FTTP broadband available to more than three million homes and businesses in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities. This follows a new consultation from industry regulator Ofcom where it proposes that such a build commitment from Openreach is sufficient […]

July 29, 2020By Colin Mann

Openreach completes Salisbury full fibre build

Openreach has completed what they claim is the fastest city-wide network build in the UK – making ’Full Fibre’ broadband available to more than 20,000 premises in just under 12-months, starting in March 2019 and finishing in March 2020. Plans to announce the completion in March were postponed in light of the pandemic. Clive Selley, […]

June 12, 2020By Colin Mann