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BT Openreach Pilot Faster and Cheaper FTTC Broadband Install

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | August 14th, 2014 BTOpenreach has announced their intention to pilot a new capability (GEA-FTTC Start and GEA-FTTC Stop) from 22nd September 2014, which will in the long run enable them to provision superfast broadband (FTTC) lines at a faster and cheaper rate than is currently possible. But there is …

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Greater Manchester UK Begins BDUK and BT Fibre Broadband Rollout

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 17th, 2014 The £15m Get Digital Faster project, which is working with the EU and Broadband Delivery UK office to extend BT’s “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network to a further 45,000 premises in the Greater Manchester (England) area by March 2016 (900k+ have already been passed), has finally upgraded …

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West Berkshire UK Begins BT and BDUK Fibre Broadband Rollout

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 16th, 2014 The £8.06m Superfast Berkshire project, which is working to deploy BT’s “high-speed fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network to “around” 91% of local premises by the end of September 2015 (possibly reaching 95% by 2017), has finally begun its roll-out and revealed the first few communities to benefit. …

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Scotland Reveals Next BT Fibre Broadband Rollout Areas – H2 2014

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 15th, 2014 The £410m Digital Scotland project, which aims to ensure that 85% of premises in Scotland can access BT’s “fibre broadband infrastructure” (FTTC/P) services by the end of 2015 (rising to around 95% by the end of 2017), has today announced the next batch of telephone exchange …

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Alternative Superfast Broadband Plan for South Yorkshire UK Picks BT

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 15th, 2014 The South Yorkshire (England) councils of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield appear to have progressed a proposal to roll-out superfast broadband (24Mbps+) connectivity across the region by matching an investment offer of £10.4 million from the Broadband Delivery UK programme, which will help to replace the …

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Email Migration Woes Cause Headaches for BT Mail Users

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 15th, 2014 Several thousand customers of BT’s Mail (email) service have experienced difficulties accessing their inboxes over the weekend after a fault with the migration from their old Yahoo! platform to the new Openwave Messaging (formerly Critical Path) based service prevented access, with some customers even being told …

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BT’s Ultrafast FTTP Broadband Reaches Nearly 150,000 UK Premises

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 10th, 2014 BT’s “ultrafast” fibre optic based Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which can currently deliver Internet download speeds of up to 330Mbps (30Mbps uploads), has revealed that the operators national network is now covering “nearly” 150,000 homes and businesses (premises passed) across the United Kingdom. Unfortunately it’s been …

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West Yorkshire Name Phase 2 Rollout Areas for BT Fibre Broadband

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview | July 4th, 2014 The £21.96m Superfast West Yorkshire project in England, which is working to roll-out BT’s “high-speed fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network to cover 97% of local homes and businesses (708,000 premises) by the end of Autumn 2015, has started the second phase of its local deployment. There’s also some …

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