Following the roll-out of Vodafone Gigafast Broadband to 15 towns and cities, from today, new and upgrading Vodafone Gigafast Broadband customers can now receive up to six months free across selected plans.
Ofcom has today opened an investigation in relation to BT’s compliance with its obligations as a broadband universal service provider.
Virgin Media has successfully delivered 2.2Gbps broadband speeds to homes in Thatcham, Berkshire through a real-world trial. The multi-gigabit speeds have been delivered via Virgin Media’s existing, future-proof cable network using broadband technology known as a DOCSIS 3.1 which brings faster, more reliable broadband speeds to customers’ homes.
Vodafone UK has launched its Gigafast Full Fibre Broadband service to 360,000 homes and businesses across Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool, bringing residents and small businesses access to speeds of up to 900 Mbps.
Vodafone has launched ‘Work and Play’, a new service giving anyone the opportunity to purchase a second broadband line dedicated entirely to home working, including customers new to Vodafone. This frees up people’s existing broadband to serve everything else, making family bandwidth battles a thing of the past.
Virgin Media has connected 2,500 homes in Leasowe, Wirral, to its ultrafast broadband network, which will bring the UK’s fastest widely available speeds to the area.
The UK government is holding a review into allowing telecoms companies to make use of the existing network of ducts, pipes and so on, as currently used by the likes of water and energy suppliers.
Vodafone UK has today launched a broadband rescue package for the UK’s community of more than five million small businesses to help them get through the Covid-19 crisis and return to work.
Openreach has selected ADTRAN’s SDX Series of OLTs and Mosaic Cloud Platform to help it achieve its ambition of making gigabit and multi-gigabit services available to 20 million homes by the mid-to-late 2020s with its Full Fibre network.
Ofcom’s Home Broadband Performance Report has revealed how broadband speeds changed before and after the COVID-19 lockdown measures came in – when there was a surge in broadband use.