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18/09/2017 - Ultrafast Fibre Optic FTTP Broadband Networks Cover 1.1 Million UK Premises

The roll-out of “ultrafast” fibre optic broadband services using Gigabit capable FTTH/P/B technologies is continuing to ramp up in 2017,…

11/09/2017 - Q2 2017 “Fibre Broadband” Take-up Progress for the £1.6bn BDUK Project

The Government’s Broadband Delivery UK project has published its latest Q2 2017 take-up data for the state aid supported roll-out of “superfast…

31/08/2017 - When a Hurricane Hits an Offshore Oil Platform

For most of the year, the Gulf of Mexico is a nice place to be. It has warm waters; it…

30/08/2017 - Northumberland UK and BT Launch £2.2m Rural Community Broadband Fund

The Northumberland County Council, which is currently working with Openreach(BT) to expand the coverage of “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) connectivity to 95% of…

21/08/2017 - Revealing G.fast’s Broadband Speed Improvement Since Openreach’s Trial

Some recent data from BT’s Head of Access Network Research, Trevor Linney, has revealed how much Openreach’s new 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre…

17/08/2017 - TenneT starts BorWin3 wire work

TenneT is to kick off offshore cable installation for the 900MW BorWin3 grid hub in the German North Sea this…

14/08/2017 - Openreach’s New G.fast Broadband Extension Pods are Popping Up All Over

Officially speaking Openreach (BT) hasn’t yet announced the start of their post-pilot commercial roll-out of 330Mbps capable G.fast (ITU G.9700/9701)…

07/08/2017 - Shortage of High Capacity Optical Cable Biting “Full Fibre” Broadband ISPs

Some fibre optic broadband ISPs in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe appear to be suffering from a shortage…

03/08/2017 - First Blyth Gravity-Based Foundation Installed, Second Up Next

The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project has been installed onto the seabed. The second of…

31/07/2017 - BT and Gov Propose £600m UK 10Mbps Broadband Universal Service Obligation

After a lot of negotiation the Government and BT have today proposed a deal that could see the operator fund a new…