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Edinburgh to trial BT's FTTP on Demand

Thursday, June 28th 2012

Edinburgh will be one of the first parts of the UK to gain access to a new ultra-fast fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband service from BT. The Scottish capital's Waverley exchange area will be one of eight across the UK to...

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BT makes major fibre broadband investment in south-west

Tuesday, June 26th 2012

South-west England is set to benefit from a major fibre optic broadband investment from BT. Corsham, Highworth, Malmesbury, Pill and Westbury-on-Trym are among the latest communities in the region to be included in the national...

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Point Topic says fibre broadband hitting 'sweet spot'

Friday, June 22nd 2012

Fibre optic broadband is currently "hitting the sweet spot" in terms of market share in the technology sector, according to Point Topic and the Broadband Forum. Robin Mersh, chief executive of the Broadband Forum,...

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XILO launches 80Mbps fibre broadband packages

Thursday, June 21st 2012

Internet service provider XILO has introduced a range of new fibre optic broadband packages offering speeds of up to 80Mbps. The new propositions are based on fibre-to-the-cabinet infrastructure from BT, which is currently...

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Fujitsu says LTE can complement FTTH

Wednesday, June 20th 2012

Super-fast mobile broadband technology should not be seen as a threat to fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services, according to Fujitsu business consultant Bill McKenzie. Speaking to Computing, Mr McKenzie insisted that ultra-fast FTTH...

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Ofcom plans to regulate ultra-fast fibre broadband leased lines

Monday, June 18th 2012

Ofcom has announced plans to regulate ultra-fast fibre optic broadband services delivering speeds of more than 1Gbps. BT is believed to have "significant" power in this relatively new market, the telecoms industry...

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BT says UK does not need universal FTTP

Thursday, June 14th 2012

There is no need for fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband to be rolled out across the whole of the UK, according to BT's group strategy director Sean Williams. Speaking to the House of Lords communications committee, Mr...

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European Commission approves Birmingham fibre broadband plan

Wednesday, June 13th 2012

The European Commission has given the green light to plans to roll out an ultra-fast fibre optic broadband network in Birmingham. Approval was required as the project involves spending around €6 million (£4.8 million)...

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BT Infinity fibre broadband rolled out in Suffolk

Thursday, June 7th 2012

The first homes and businesses in parts of Suffolk have been upgraded to receive BT's Infinity fibre optic broadband service. Over the next few weeks, more than 54,000 properties in Ipswich, Woodbridge, Felixstowe and...

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BT rolls out fibre broadband to 110 Londonderry cabinets

Wednesday, June 6th 2012

BT has upgraded 110 street cabinets in Londonderry to receive fibre optic broadband in advance of next year's City of Culture celebrations. Arlene Foster, Northern Ireland's Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, said...

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