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Canary Wharf gets fibre optic broadband boost

Tuesday, October 8th 2013

One of London's most prominent business districts has discovered it will have its internet service upgraded to a fibre optic broadband connection. Canary Wharf is one of 19 business exchanges in the UK that will receive an...

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Provider claims Cumbrian village has UK's fastest fibre optic broadband

Tuesday, September 17th 2013

An internet service provider has claimed it supplies a village in Cumbria with the fastest fibre optic broadband connection in the UK. LonsdaleNET, which is a superfast broadband provider based in the region, specialises in...

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Hyperoptic boosts expansion plans with new Director of Sales

Wednesday, September 11th 2013

Fibre optic broadband network operator Hyperoptic says it is ratcheting up its UK expansion by appointing Per-Gunnar Ostby as its new Director of Sales. Mr Ostby worked with Hyperoptic Chairman Boris Ivanovic and Managing...

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Cheshire businesses to benefit from superfast broadband help

Tuesday, September 10th 2013

Businesses in Cheshire are set to benefit from £1.5 million of investment to help them make the most of the digital technology enabled by fibre optic broadband. The scheme, named Connecting Cheshire Superfast Business, is...

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BT rolling out fibre broadband link between Kilmarnock medical centres

Friday, September 6th 2013

BT is rolling out a fibre optic broadband link between two Kilmarnock medical practices in a bid to improve the experience of patients. At present, patients are unable to make appointments or collect prescriptions from the...

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Novosco rolls out Cloudstream service to business market

Wednesday, September 4th 2013

A string of major firms in Northern Ireland have signed up to take advantage of a new service delivered by cloud technology provider Novosco. The company has invested heavily in a fibre optic ring that extends across Belfast,...

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Marketing firm claims Cornwall has better broadband than Silicon Valley

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013

Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula has faster broadband than Northern California's Silicon Valley tech hub, according to the owners of a local online marketing company. Rob and Andrea Edlin, who own Helston-based Niddocks, were...

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BT brings fibre broadband to Shaftesbury and Sherborne

Monday, August 19th 2013

Two more Dorset towns have been included in BT's large-scale national rollout of fibre optic broadband. More than 2,800 homes and businesses in Shaftesbury and Sherborne have already been connected, with this figure set to...

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CityFibre's Gigler shortlisted for NextGen 13 award

Friday, August 16th 2013

Fibre optic infrastructure provider CityFibre is in the running for a NextGen 13 award, having been shortlisted in the Fixed Urban Networks category. The company's internet service provider arm, Gigler, has been entered into...

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Birmingham council chief criticises lack of FTTP investment

Wednesday, August 14th 2013

The government has been criticised for failing to invest in fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband infrastructure. Birmingham City Council Chief Executive Stephen Hughes, writing for the Local Government Chronicle, said the...

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