FTTP

Openreach To Pilot Closure Of Five Telephone Exchange Areas

Plan to close down 4,600 local telephone exchanges begins, as Openreach announces pilot closure of five exchange areas in the…

2 weeks ago

Vodafone Expands CityFibre Partnership To Continue FTTP Push

Vodafone claims to be the UK largest full-fibre broadband provider, thanks to Openreach and expanded CityFibre partnership

3 weeks ago

Broadband Speeds Rise 20 Percent Since Start Of Covid-19

But 134,000 properties in the United Kingdom are still unable to get a decent broadband connectivity, Ofcom's latest research shows

3 months ago

UK Government £4m Trial For Fibre Cables In Water Pipes

Government trial to install fibre cables in water pipes to accelerate rollout of broadband and mobile signals in hard to…

4 months ago

Openreach Doubles Rural Full Fibre Deployment Target

Good new for rural broadband as Openreach doubles its target for 1Gbps full fibre to 6.2 million rural homes and…

6 months ago

BT Raises FTTP Target To 25 Million Premises

Despite a tough financial year, an extra five million premises has been added to BT's deployment of FTTP broadband, creating…

7 months ago

Government’s ‘Project Gigabit’ Reveals First Rural Fibre Locations

First stage of government plan revealed to get ultra-fast broadband to some of the most remote and rural locations in…

9 months ago

BT Pledges ‘Fury’ Build Of FTTP Broadband After Ofcom Pledge

BT will 'build like fury' to deliver fibre to the premise for 20 million homes and businesses by 2030 after…

9 months ago

Ofcom Deal To Increase Fibre To The Premise Deployments

Ofcom agreement with BT gives it the conditions needed to ramp up the nationwide deployment of full fibre broadband in…

9 months ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

11 months ago

One In Four UK Homes Can Access Gigabyte Broadband, Ofcom Says

UK communications regulator Ofcom reveals 8 million British homes can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps, despite pandemic

12 months ago

Openreach Plots Closure Of 4,600 Local Telephone Exchanges

UK's transition to full fibre network, sees Openreach consultation on the closure of thousands of local telephone exchanges

12 months ago

Openreach Moves Customers Away From Copper Network In Salisbury

In a UK first, customers in Salisbury are now no longer able buy landlines or broadband on the copper network,…

12 months ago

Coronavirus Pandemic Impacts Full Fibre Broadband Rollout

Government finances are hurting. Delay to ambitious plan to roll out gigabit broadband to every home in UK by 2025,…

1 year ago

Openreach Unveils Plans For Full Fibre In Final Third

Plans to roll out next generation fibre connections in the hardest to reach areas in the United Kingdom revealed by…

1 year ago

Openreach Suspends G.fast Broadband Rollout Until 2021

Openreach confirms that the rollout of G.Fast, technology that speeds up copper-based broadband connections, will be paused until next year

1 year ago

BT Begins Talk To Sell Stake In Openreach – Report

Selling off the crown jewels? BT is reportedly in talks to sell a multi billion pound stake in its hugely…

2 years ago

BT Suspends Dividend To Funnel Investment Into FTTP Broadband, 5G

For the first time in a decade BT suspends its dividend to free up cash for investment in fibre to…

2 years ago

Openreach Announces Full Fibre To 227 Rural Communities

200 villages, market towns and rural areas set to benefit as Openreach pledges to roll out ultrafast fibre to the…

2 years ago

CityFibre Buys TalkTalk’s Fibre Network In York

Fibre disposal. TalkTalk's FibreNation division sold to CityFibre for £200 million, amid signing of wholesale agreement with CityFibre

2 years ago

Ofcom Proposes Changes To Ensure Full Fibre Deployment

Major changes proposed to boost investment for full fibre deployment for both residential and commercial properties in the United Kingdom

2 years ago

Queen’s Speech Focuses On Gigabit Broadband, Skills, Internet Safety

Broadband pledge. The Queen's speech shows that for tech, the new government will accelerate gigabit broadband, focus on Internet safety,…

2 years ago

Free Broadband For All, As Labour Pledges BT Nationalisation

Labour says it will nationalise BT's fixed-line network, but PM says the it is a 'crackpot' idea, and TechUK says…

2 years ago

Hull Becomes First UK City With Full Ultrafast Fibre

Local provider KCOM completes full fibre deployment, giving entire city of Hull access to ultrafast speeds

2 years ago

BT And Others To Meet Government For FTTP Broadband – Report

Telecom figures to meet government today to discuss nationwide rollout of fibre to the premise (FTTP)

2 years ago

Fibre To The Premise Connections Costings – BT CEO

Costings of the full-fat fibre (or FTTC) deployment to UK houses and businesses revealed by BT CEO

2 years ago

Openreach Announces New FTTP Locations

Acceleration of fibre to the premise (FTTP) program at Openreach, with the addition of 36 new locations

2 years ago

Broadband Speeds Rise For British Homes

More speed vicar? Average broadband speeds rise by nearly 20 percent in the last year, Ofcom says

3 years ago

Government Pledges Nationwide Full Fibre Broadband By 2033

Need for speed. Government plan revealed for all households and businesses to enjoy 1Gbps by 2033

3 years ago