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UK to have fastest broadband by 2015?

broadband-news In a speech made earlier this week, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt reaffirmed his vow that the UK would top Europe in terms of broadband speeds by the year 2015. Hunt said:.. more
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BT accused of super-fast broadband monopoly

BT Logo BT has come under fire this week, with accusations being levelled that it’s unfairly trying to monopolise the super-fast broadband market in the UK. Virgin Media has been making disapproving noises.. more
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BT announces fibre roll-out extension

BT Logo BT has announced the next batch of exchanges due to be involved in its fibre roll-out. There are 178 exchanges involved, with a focus on Scotland (including multiple exchanges in Aberdeen,.. more
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Ofcom doubts interest in super-fast fibre

Ofcom has just produced another report on broadband in the UK, this time focusing on investment and the super-fast fibre roll out. Virgin and BT are currently rolling out 100Mbps services across the country, and BT is also rolling out fibre-to-the-cabinet 40Mbps lines. And next.. more
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Virgin Media’s 100Mb broadband reaches 6.5 million UK homes

Virgin Media has announced that a quarter of UK households are now able to enjoy its super-fast 100Mbps broadband service. In a press release for the company, Virgin boasts its fibre network now has the capability to reach over 6.5 million homes. Virgin is aiming.. more
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BT fibre-to-the-premises delayed by duct issues

BT’s roll-out of super-fast broadband has hit some technical issues which are going to delay the arrival of FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) in the UK. ZDNet UK reports that Johnny McQuoid, the exec in charge of the roll-out, told them that the FTTP program, which was previously.. more
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Fujitsu plans 1Gbps fibre for 5 million UK homes

Fujitsu has come somewhat out of the blue with an announcement that it wants to hook up 5 million UK homes with a super-speedy fibre network. The scheme, which is a collaboration with Virgin Media, TalkTalk and Cisco, will be fibre-to-the-home, not cabinet, bringing monster.. more
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Virgin Media 100Mbps service reaches 1 million homes

Virgin Media is trumpeting a milestone in its next-generation fibre roll-out. The company’s super-fast 100Mbps service is now available to a million households across the UK, with the complete roll-out on target for a middle of 2012 completion. Its 100Mbps connections offer a 10Mbps upload.. more
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Rightmove property website to highlight broadband speeds

Property giant Rightmove is set to add broadband speeds to its estate agent listings. The Telegraph reports that Rightmove is getting together with BT to list the speed of broadband connections at the properties advertised for sale on its site (some 1 million of them)... more
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Super-fast broadband could add value to your house

It seems that broadband is a lot like an en-suite bathroom. In as much as the presence of a quality broadband connection at your property could add some value to it, although probably not as much as a cubicle with a power shower. This is.. more
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