Consumer take-up of Gigaclear fibre
broadband exceeds BDUK rates
Ultrafast altnet Gigaclear marks a
major milestone in its network roll-out and claims a higher take-up rate
for its FTTP product than BT is seeing on the Openreach FTTC network
BT and Alcatel-Lucent reach 5Gbps speeds
over copper broadband
Experimental lab trials into G.fast broadband technology conducted by BT
and Alcatel Lucent have reportedly yielded broadband speeds of 5Gbps.
133,000 new broadband customers at Sky
in the last quarter
In the quarter up to the
end of September 2015 Sky has shown impressive growth in its broadband
customer numbers again adding 133,000 extra customers
Virgin Media launches 200Mbps broadband
From 1 October, Virgin Media cable broadband customers across the UK will be invited to opt in to its new top-level broadband package
Top sport tempting consumers to pay more
for broadband and TV packages
Consumers are being drawn towards ‘premium’ broadband, phone and TV
packages by tempting sports packages, new research has found.
Better broadband ‘crucial’ for farmers –
Faster broadband connections are vital if rural businesses are to prosper, European farm commissioner Phil Hogan has warned.