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BT Openreach pushes out more fibre

BT Logo BT Openreach has announced that it is going to fibre up a further 163 exchanges across the UK. However, the firm failed to specify exactly which exchanges would benefit, only stating.. more
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TalkTalk doubles up FTTC to 80Mbps

TalkTalk Logo Electric TalkTalk has announced that it will follow BT’s lead in doubling the speed of its fibre-to-the-cabinet service (FTTC). FTTC currently offers speeds of 40Mbps, but last year BT announced that it.. more
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BT a year ahead of fibre schedule

BT Logo BT has announced that it’s a year ahead in terms of the schedule of its super-fast fibre roll out across the UK. The roll out of fibre-to-the-cabinet and fibre-to-the-premises services was.. more
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BT to roll out 300Mbps FTTP by spring 2012

The broadband speed war is hotting up, at least in the more concentrated population centres of the UK, as Virgin and BT strive to outdo each other with their next-gen fibre roll outs. While Virgin has been rolling out its 100Mbps service for some time.. more
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Zen Internet wins Which? business broadband for fifth year

Zen Internet has been voted best business broadband provider by Which? website readers - for the fifth time in a row. It came after a survey on broadband providers, looking at issues such as broadband speeds, customer service, and chances you’d recommend to a friend... more
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BT announces 66 more exchanges for FTTC during 2012

BT has revealed a list of the next 66 exchanges which are earmarked for fibre-to-the-cabinet upgrades, which should go live later this year or at some point in 2012. FTTC provides downloads of up to 40Mbps and uploads of 10Mbps, although real-world performance will not.. more
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BT reveals next 156 exchanges to get fibre

BT has made the details of the next stage of its fibre roll-out available, with plans to serve 1.5 millon consumers and businesses. 156 exchanges are set to be fibre enabled, the majority due to be live this year, and a third will be ready.. more
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BT plans to extend next-gen copper broadband to 80% of UK

BT has announced that it intends to expand the availability of next-generation copper broadband in the UK considerably. Next-gen copper being ADSL2+ or Wholesale Broadband Connect, BT’s up to 20Mbps ADSL service, which is faster than its standard 8Mbps line. Standard up to 8Mbps ADSL.. more
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BT fibre leaves out up to 60% of street cabinets?

When you see that your exchange has been marked as underway for upgrading to BT’s 40Mbps fibre-to-the-cabinet, don’t jump for joy too early. It seems that the roll-out of BT’s fibre is more patchy than we thought, according to an article by PC Pro. The.. more
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Government aims for super-fast broadband for 90% of UK by 2015

In an upcoming speech, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce a target for the UK to become one of the leading broadband powers in Europe. This is something the government has mentioned before, although now Hunt is expected to state that between 85.. more
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