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  • 4G mobile broadband trials start in Cornwall
    technology will be being tested to see if it is a feasible and reliable option to compliment fixed line broadband services for those in rural areas where currently they live a great distance from their local telephone exchange and struggle to get a decent broadband speed Those who are signed up for the free trial will receive the internet connections for free but will need to give feedback about their experiences with using it Chief Executive of BT Wholesale Nigel Stagg said The final ten per cent of the country is exceedingly difficult to reach with the available standard fixed line solutions Our proof of concept trial in Cornwall will test the capabilities and services that a shared fixed and mobile data network can support BT aim to cover two thirds of the UK with it s new fibre broadband network by 2015 however with the remaining parts of the country not covered due to financial restrictions BT will struggle to recoup on their investment as easily with many rural areas it could well be that 4G technology is what will be looked at to help give the remaining homes without fibre a faster broadband connection Ofcom are due to start auctions of the 800MHz network next year Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags 3G mobile broadband 4G broadband trials 4G mobile broadband trials start in Cornwall Mobile Broadband Author Mark 10 58 am Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2011/10/11/4g-mobile-broadband-trials-start-in-cornwall/ (2016-02-10)
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  • 3G mobile broadband
    Newquay 100 with fixed line connections and 100 with mobile broadband connections The technology will be being tested to see if it is a feasible and reliable option to compliment fixed line broadband services for those in rural areas where currently they live a great distance from their local telephone exchange and struggle to get a decent broadband speed Those who are signed up for the free trial will receive the internet connections for free but will need to give feedback about their experiences with using it Chief Executive of BT Wholesale Nigel Stagg said The final ten per cent of the country is exceedingly difficult to reach with the available standard fixed line solutions Our proof of concept trial in Cornwall will test the capabilities and services that a shared fixed and mobile data network can support BT aim to cover two thirds of the UK with it s new fibre broadband network by 2015 however with the remaining parts of the country not covered due to financial restrictions BT will struggle to recoup on their investment as easily with many rural areas it could well be that 4G technology is what will be looked at to help give the remaining homes without fibre a faster broadband connection Ofcom are due to start auctions of the 800MHz network next year Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags 3G mobile broadband 4G broadband trials 4G mobile broadband trials start in Cornwall Mobile Broadband Author Mark 10 58 am Comments 0 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/3g-mobile-broadband/ (2016-02-10)
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  • 4G broadband trials
    the UK with it s new fibre broadband network by 2015 however with the remaining parts of the country not covered due to financial restrictions BT will struggle to recoup on their investment as easily with many rural areas it could well be that 4G technology is what will be looked at to help give the remaining homes without fibre a faster broadband connection Ofcom are due to start auctions of the 800MHz network next year Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags 3G mobile broadband 4G broadband trials 4G mobile broadband trials start in Cornwall Mobile Broadband Author Mark 10 58 am Comments 0 May 25 2011 UK 4G LTE trials to start Trials of 4G super fast wireless broadband are to start in the Newlyn East area of south Newquay Cornwall that are currently unable to get any broadband service The service is going to be made available to these people living in the notspot areas to trial the 4G technology that is being used by BT and Everything Everywhere who are the owners of Orange and TR Mobile The new 4G service is also known as LTE Long Term Evolution Although theoretically the 4G service will be able to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 150Mb is is unlikely that speeds anyway near to these will be realised It is more likely that a target of around 10Mb is what the companies will be aiming for with the range possible being from 2Mb 40Mb The faster speeds may be possible in the early hours of the morning such as 3am in the morning but regular usage will mean this is not a speed most will see The trials will start in September and run for at least 3 months with 100 customers involved with testing it on mobiles

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/4g-broadband-trials/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Mobile Broadband
    of the scale Orange were averaging around 1 1 4Mb speeds Other interesting parts that the study found was that 17 of UK households use mobile broadband services to access online services with 7 using it as their only means of internet access a 4 rise in a year from the 3 the previous year Over 4 2 million broadband speed test s were run for the study with 97 static test probes across the UK being used to gather the results Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags Fastest mobile broadband Mobile Broadband mobile broadband speed tests O2 fastest mobile broadband provider O2 mobile broadband Author Mark 10 38 am Comments 0 May 25 2011 UK 4G LTE trials to start Trials of 4G super fast wireless broadband are to start in the Newlyn East area of south Newquay Cornwall that are currently unable to get any broadband service The service is going to be made available to these people living in the notspot areas to trial the 4G technology that is being used by BT and Everything Everywhere who are the owners of Orange and TR Mobile The new 4G service is also known as LTE Long Term Evolution Although theoretically the 4G service will be able to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 150Mb is is unlikely that speeds anyway near to these will be realised It is more likely that a target of around 10Mb is what the companies will be aiming for with the range possible being from 2Mb 40Mb The faster speeds may be possible in the early hours of the morning such as 3am in the morning but regular usage will mean this is not a speed most will see The trials will start in September and run for at least 3 months with 100 customers involved with testing it on mobiles and 100 testing it via fixed lines Although LTE services have been launched in America and some parts of Europe this trial will be one of the first that actually combines mobile and fixed line together Last week we ran a story here about calls for the 800MHz spectrum to be required to be made available to 98 of the UK rather than 95 when it is auctioned off next year Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags 4G 4G broadband trials 4G Internet Long Term Evolution LTE Author Mark 2 55 pm Comments 0 January 20 2011 Free WiFi for iPad users with BT Broadband BT Broadband customers who have an Apple iPad from today will have access to a free app that will mean that they can connect to BTs 2 million UK hotspots when they are out and about The free app is available today from iTunes and will enable BT Broadband customers to connect to free WiFi via their iPad the service also helps point users in the direction of their nearest BT hotspot BT broadband customers get unlimited free WiFi from BT FON and BT Openzone hotspots BT FON hotspots are created by BT Broadband customers allowing other BT FON customers to connect to their wireless internet for free and in exchange BT Broadband customers can use other BT FON hotpsots BT Retail Consumers managing director John Petter said Millions of BT broadband customers already get free access to the UK s biggest wi fi network Our free app for the iPhone and Android devices has proved a huge hit with over 400 000 downloads to date so launching an app for the iPad was naturally the next step The app makes accessing wi fi so simple you don t even have to think about it and represents real value to our customers at a time when more and more people are accessing the internet when they are on the move This is a video that BT have made showing iPad customer show easy it is and what they need to do to connect their iPad for free Filed under Mobile Broadband Tags BT Broadband BT Broadband free wifi Free Apple iPad internet free ipad wifi for BT Broadband customers iPad internet access Author Mark 3 09 pm Comments 0 December 2 2010 UK slow on the take up of fibre optic broadband The take up of Superfast fibre broadband in the UK was at just 0 2 at the end of 2009 according to the latest Ofcom report However 2010 has been an important year with regards to the UK and investment in Next Generation Broadband with BT starting the roll out of their own fibre network BT Infinity that by 2015 should cover around 66 of UK households As tends to be the case when it comes to super fast broadband Japan was leading the way with 34 4 of Japanese households using fibre broadband connections What the UK has seen increase at an huge rate is the take up of Smartphones with the year between January 2009 and January 2010 seeing smartphone take up rising by 70 with 18 out of every 100 people now using a Smartphone The place with the highest use of Smartphones of the comparator European countries looked at for the study is Italy with over a quarter of subscribers using a Smartphone Despite the UK being one of the places with the highest internet use via smartphones and mobile phones we are lagging behind hugely compared to other countries for the theoretical maximum mobile download speeds UK 7 2Mbps France 7 2Mbps Canada 21Mbps Spain 21Mbps Ireland 21Mbps Russia 21Mbps Germany 28Mbps Italy 28Mbps USA 30Mbps Japan 42Mbps Austria 42Mbps Poland 42Mbps Sweden 100Mbps Filed under Fibre broadband Mobile Broadband Tags mobile broadband speeds Next Generation Broadband UK fibre broadband Author Mark 11 35 am Comments 0 November 22 2010 3 MiFi Human Internet Hotspots Human Hotspots are to hit the streets over the next few weeks in various UK locations as part of an advertising campaign by 3 Mobile The Human Hotspots will be offering free access to mobile Wi

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/category/mobile-broadband/page/2/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Newcastle superfast broadband
    fibre optic broadband by Summer 2015 Around 9 million of public funds are to be used with BT investing 1 89m the Council investing 970 000 plus 970 000 from the Government s Broadband Delivery UK BDUK Other funds come from the Governments Super Connected Cities Programme Along with the availability of superfast broadband there will also be free wi fi provided in the city centre and also on the Metro also businesses can claim vouchers worth up to 3 000 to help them get connected too For more details about the scheme visit www godigitalnewcastle co uk Filed under News Tags Newcastle superfast broadband Super Connected cities Author Mark 11 03 am Comments 0 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/newcastle-superfast-broadband/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Go Ape invest £30,000 in faster broadband
    on new jobs with fast growing companies moving into cities where they can have faster internet connections already there ready for them rather than keeping in their rural locations where extra investment such as what Go Ape have had to do will be required He said It is an incredible frustration and it really holds back the rural economy It funnels all the job creation into Cambridge and Norwich jobs that would otherwise be spread more evenly Go Ape managed to get the faster broadband for 30 000 this is substantially lower than the 105 000 that they were quoted from one broadband provider Filed under News Tags Fibre optic broadband Go Ape private investment in fibre optic broadband Author Mark 11 05 am Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2014/02/18/go-ape-invest-30000-in-faster-broadband/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Go Ape
    Mayhew the Go Ape boss also feared that rural locations may lose out on new jobs with fast growing companies moving into cities where they can have faster internet connections already there ready for them rather than keeping in their rural locations where extra investment such as what Go Ape have had to do will be required He said It is an incredible frustration and it really holds back the rural economy It funnels all the job creation into Cambridge and Norwich jobs that would otherwise be spread more evenly Go Ape managed to get the faster broadband for 30 000 this is substantially lower than the 105 000 that they were quoted from one broadband provider Filed under News Tags Fibre optic broadband Go Ape private investment in fibre optic broadband Author Mark 11 05 am Comments 0 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/go-ape/ (2016-02-10)
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  • BT’s profits up as Superfast broadband & live sports bring customers
    They now have 2 5 million customers using their TV service many of which are BT Infinity broadband customers who get to receive free access to the BT Sports channels BT has got a broadband customer base of 7 1 million customers with 1 9 million of those taking out a fibre optic broadband connection with BT In the 3rd quarter of 2013 BT Openreach took on 339 000 new superfast broadband customers not all BT as BT Openreach is the division of BT that deals with rolling out their network this was up 38 on a year previous On a net basis BT added 150 000 standard and superfast broadband customers which equated to 60 growth in the overall market BT have invested very heavily in the rights to live sports with football being the main area they have put most of their money they have spent 738m per season for 3 years for the rights to exclusively show 38 live Premier League games they have also spent a further 900m for the exclusive rights to show Champions League and Europa League games for 3 years from 2015 too To view a full breakdown of BT s Third Quarter results visit btplc com Filed under News Tags BT Broadband BT increase customers BT Infinity BT results BT Sport Author Mark 2 47 pm Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2014/01/31/bts-profits-up-as-superfast-broadband-live-sports-bring-customers/ (2016-02-10)
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