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Fasthosts launches up to 40Mbps fibre optic business broadband

Monday, April 11th 2011

Business internet service provider (ISP) Fasthosts has announced the launch of a new fibre optic broadband product. The package offers download speeds of up to 40Mbps - more than seven times faster than the UK average - along...

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BT announces new fibre-to-the-home rollout

Friday, April 8th 2011

BT Openreach has announced plans to bring fibre to the home (FTTH) to more properties across the UK. The company revealed it will upgrade 156 exchanges over the coming months as part of its latest programme of fibre optic...

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Northern Ireland tipped to become a leader in fibre broadband

Thursday, April 7th 2011

BT's plans for the development of Northern Ireland's fibre optic broadband infrastructure have been tipped to put the country ahead of many of its European counterparts. Frank McManus, the company's head of wholesale...

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TalkTalk plans to launch fibre broadband in May

Wednesday, April 6th 2011

TalkTalk has announced its first ever fibre optic broadband product will be available from next month. The internet service provider (ISP) revealed it will launch the technology in May 2011, having confirmed plans to move into...

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Norfolk and Suffolk MPs unite to demand fibre broadband

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

Fibre optic broadband is vital to stimulate the economy and create new jobs in Norfolk and Suffolk, local MPs have insisted. Keith Simpson, who represents the Broadland constituency, told the Eastern Daily Press the technology is...

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Fibre optic broadband goes live in 3 Derbyshire communities

Monday, April 4th 2011

Three Derbyshire communities have become some of the first parts of the UK to receive access to fibre optic cable broadband. More than 36,000 homes and businesses in Dronfield, Mickleover and Swadlincote can now connect to...

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Powernet launches business fibre optic broadband service

Friday, April 1st 2011

Powernet, which claims to be the oldest business broadband provider in the UK, has announced the launch of its fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) product. The fibre optic broadband service offers download speeds of up to 40Mbps, coupled...

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BT fibre optic broadband welcomed by Cornish residents and firms

Wednesday, March 30th 2011

Businesses and residents in Cornwall have welcomed the launch of BT's fibre optic broadband service in the south-west county. The technology is now available to more than 1,000 properties in Chacewater and Chiverton Cross,...

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Plusnet unveils fibre optic broadband packages

Tuesday, March 29th 2011

Plusnet has announced the launch of its new fibre optic broadband packages, which will go head to head with products from Virgin Media and its parent company BT. The Yorkshire-based internet service provider is utilising the BT...

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Will Enterprise Zone fibre broadband plans help the economy?

Monday, March 28th 2011

The government's plans to offer discounts on fibre optic broadband and business rates at Enterprise Zones across the UK will not help the economy, Ed Miliband has said. Speaking to the Nottingham Post, the Labour leader...

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