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UK Chancellor reveals gigabit broadband rollback

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has effectively confirmed that Britain’s gigabit-speed broadband plan has been rolled back, as part of the government’s Spending Review, with industry observers expressing disappointment and confusion. The aim has changed from “every home” by 2025 to “minimum of 85 per cent coverage” by 2025. The budget of the […]

November 26, 2020By Colin Mann

UK altnets urge continued gigabit investment

The continued strong interest and engagement from the investment community in the UK’s independent network sector must be sustained if the UK wants achieve status as a gigabit nation, according to trade association the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA). A Point Topic report commissioned by INCA shows over £1.76 billion (€1.95bn) worth of private funding […]

October 13, 2020By Colin Mann

Survey: Broadband providers support common platform

Nearly nine out of ten (88.7 per cent) of the UK’s challenger broadband network providers support the creation of a common platform through which they could provide wholesale services to third-party content providers, according to a survey by Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA). The creation of a common wholesale platform is an important step forward […]

September 16, 2020

INCA: UK broadband resilient during lockdown

As the UK gradually emerges from lockdown imposed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the performance of its broadband networks in the face of swelled demand has been praised by the national independent networks’ organisation. The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) also commended the independent networks industry and its workforce – the #connectivitychampions – for […]

June 26, 2020By Colin Mann