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UK ISP PlusNet Cuts Unlimited Business Broadband and Phone Price

Internet provider PlusNet Business has reduced the price of their ‘up to’ 17Mbps capable standard unlimited broadband and phone bundle to £5 +vat a month for the first 12 months (£13 thereafter), with line rental at £10.50 (standard payg call charges) on a 24 month contract. The package also includes a free wireless router (Technicolor …

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UK ISP PlusNet Cuts Unlimited Business Broadband and Phone Price

Internet provider PlusNet Business has reduced the price of their ‘up to’ 17Mbps capable standard unlimited broadband and phone bundle to £5 +vat a month for the first 12 months (£13 thereafter), with line rental at £10.50 (standard payg call charges) on a 24 month contract. The package also includes a free wireless router (Technicolor …

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Planning Application in Oxfordshire Reveals New BT Fibre Coverage

A small slither of fresh news from the £25 million Better Broadband for Oxfordshire project reveals that the Harlequin Group (on behalf of BTOpenreach) has submitted a planning application for the installation of 8 new ‘up to’ 80Mbps capable FTTC street cabinets in Sonning Common, Gallowstree Common and Peppard Common (South Oxfordshire). Most of the …

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Planning Application in Oxfordshire Reveals New BT Fibre Coverage

A small slither of fresh news from the £25 million Better Broadband for Oxfordshire project reveals that the Harlequin Group (on behalf of BTOpenreach) has submitted a planning application for the installation of 8 new ‘up to’ 80Mbps capable FTTC street cabinets in Sonning Common, Gallowstree Common and Peppard Common (South Oxfordshire). Most of the …

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UK Mobile Operators Say NO to National Network Roaming

As expected the Government appears to have failed in its first tentative bid to boost mobile voice and Mobile Broadband coverage around the United Kingdom by attempting to encourage greater sharing of masts (network infrastructure) in the hope of fostering a national roaming policy. The £150 million Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) is already working to …

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UK Mobile Operators Say NO to National Network Roaming

As expected the Government appears to have failed in its first tentative bid to boost mobile voice and Mobile Broadband coverage around the United Kingdom by attempting to encourage greater sharing of masts (network infrastructure) in the hope of fostering a national roaming policy. The £150 million Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) is already working to …

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UPDATE2 Ntlworld Email and YouTube Buffering Woes for Virgin Media

Customers of Virgin Media appear to have had another mixed weekend after some were hit with yet more connection problems on their ntlworld.com email addresses, while others were forced to suffer an unexpected spate of “buffering” issues when attempting to watch video streams on the popular YouTube (Google) website. The latest issue with ntlworld.com emails, …

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UPDATE2 Ntlworld Email and YouTube Buffering Woes for Virgin Media

Customers of Virgin Media appear to have had another mixed weekend after some were hit with yet more connection problems on their ntlworld.com email addresses, while others were forced to suffer an unexpected spate of “buffering” issues when attempting to watch video streams on the popular YouTube (Google) website. The latest issue with ntlworld.com emails, …

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Interview – BDUK CEO Talks FTTP, Council Broadband Maps and BT Competition

A lot has been said about the ups and downs of the Government’s national Broadband Delivery UK scheme, not least with regards to the lack of detailed coverage maps, BT’s dominance of the contract(s) and how the final gap of 5% will be closed. ISPreview.co.uk has today roped in the CEO of BDUK, Christopher Townsend, …

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Interview – BDUK CEO Talks FTTP, Council Broadband Maps and BT Competition

A lot has been said about the ups and downs of the Government’s national Broadband Delivery UK scheme, not least with regards to the lack of detailed coverage maps, BT’s dominance of the contract(s) and how the final gap of 5% will be closed. ISPreview.co.uk has today roped in the CEO of BDUK, Christopher Townsend, …

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UK ISP Orbital Net Expands Unbundled Broadband Network in Kent

Business ISP Orbital Net, which includes fixed wireless provider Vfast among its flock, has been busy unbundling (LLU)/taking racks in BT’s telephone exchanges across Kent in order to take advantage of Generic Ethernet Access (GEA) solutions to offer superfast FTTC broadband to local businesses and homes. Orbital Net’s Director, Ben Doherty, told ISPreview.co.uk that the …

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My first week working at Cumulus Networks: Beyond A First Impression

Working at Cumulus Networks – it’s probably the most fun I’ve had at a job in a really long time. The narrow stairway at 463 (and a half) Bryant Street was my first impression of working at Cumulus Networks. Victoria opened the door, and I said, “Wow, this door is tiny and those stairs- what …

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My first week working at Cumulus Networks: Beyond A First Impression

Working at Cumulus Networks – it’s probably the most fun I’ve had at a job in a really long time. The narrow stairway at 463 (and a half) Bryant Street was my first impression of working at Cumulus Networks. Victoria opened the door, and I said, “Wow, this door is tiny and those stairs- what …

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