BT has unfurled their list of locations which will be first to enjoy connectivity to their forthcoming high speed fibre network.
The first 29 exchanges will hook up around 500,000 homes and businesses during the initial rollout, with the bods at BT expecting work to be underway by early next year.
Continue reading BT Announces First Fibre Link Exchanges
The price of connecting every UK home to a super=fast fibre-optic broadband network could be set at a cool £30 billion according to the government’s broadband advisory group.
Continue reading UK Fibre Optic Broadband Network Could Cost £30bn
Ofcom are altering the very grandly named, “Universal Service Condition 1,” to let BT provide discounted connections to people on their Ebbsfleet Fibre optic trial, which plans to provide network connections of up to 100Mbps.
Continue reading Ofcom Gives BT OK For Ebbsfleet Fibre Trial Line Rental Discounts
H2O Networks, of Merseyside UK, have got an interesting idea for providing high speed Internet access to homes and businesses – by running fibre optic cables through the sewer.
This apparently initially grubby idea isn’t new – we first wrote about the concept back in December 2001, when a company called CityNet was talking about the idea (we notice that their Website has disappeared in the intervening time).
It’s good to see that it’s actually happening in the UK.
Continue reading H2O Networks: Fibre Though The Sewer