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Ogi Name 38 Towns and Villages in Wales for FTTP Broadband

Broadband ISP Ogi has today published the next phase of their rollout plan for South Wales, which will see their full fibre network coverage jump from a handful of communities to 38 (c.80,000 premises). All of this forms part of their £200m plan to extend a Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to 150,000 premises by 2025. At […]

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Globe strikes duo of tower sale deals worth $1.28 billion

Late last week, Globe Telecom announced that it had signed two major tower sales deals, set to raise roughly $1.28 billion, most of which will be put towards its network expansion. The first deal will see MIESCOR Infrastructure Development Corporation (MIDC), a joint venture between Malaysian infrastructure company MIESCOR and US private equity firm Stonepeak… read more on TotalTele.com...

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Intelsat and OneWeb partner for multi-orbit airline connectivity

Leading satellite communications companies OneWeb and Intelsat have signed a global distribution partnership agreement to offer airlines a seamless inflight connectivity (IFC) solution with the best combination of performance, coverage and reliability on the market. The partnership enables Intelsat to distribute OneWeb’s ground-breaking low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite services to airlines worldwide… read more on TotalTele.com...

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Malaysian telcos finally agree to take stakes in DNB

In recent years, Malaysia’s journey towards 5G has been bottlenecked due to the highly unorthodox approach taken by the government, eschewing the conventional wisdom of a spectrum auction and instead launching a nationwide 5G wholesaler, DNB.  Even before DNB’s official launch in early 2021, the operators had been lambasting the government for its decision, saying they could roll out 5G themselves far more effectively and efficiently, as well as raising issues of DBN’s high pricing and lack of...

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ISP Quickline Open New HQ to Support Ultrafast Broadband Rollout

Alternative network provider Quickline, which runs a mix of Full Fibre (FTTP) and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) based broadband networks across parts of Lincolnshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire in England, has today opened its new headquarters in East Yorkshire. The move is said to signal the start of a “huge expansion” for the company. The operator […]

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ISP Aquiss Start UK Summer Sale on FTTP Broadband Packages

Shropshire-based UK ISP Aquiss has today launched a “Summer Sale” promotion across their Openreach based Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband packages for homes, which essentially reduces the first 6 months of service to half price for all orders made before midnight on 31st August 2022. All of their full fibre packages come with an unlimited download allowance, […]

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Gov Make it Easier to Verify Eligibility for Cheap Broadband Social Tariffs

The UK Government has moved to encourage wider adoption of cheaper broadband “Social Tariffs” – usually only available to those taking certain state benefits – by launching a new system that makes it easier for Internet Service Providers (ISP) to confirm the eligibility of their customers for such plans. A growing number of internet access […]

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Intelsat and OneWeb Team-up to Deliver Fast In-flight Broadband

British-registered OneWeb, which busy building a global constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) based ultrafast low-latency broadband satellites, has agreed to a global distribution partnership agreement with rival satellite services provider Intelsat in order to offer airlines better inflight broadband. OneWeb has already managed to launch 428 of their small c.150kg Low Earth Orbit (LEO) […]

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Nigeria nears 85 million broadband subscriptions

Latest figures from the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) report that broadband subscriptions have reached 84,950,984 in July, giving a penetration rate of 44.5%. This represents a considerable rate of growth as broadband penetration was only 40.91% in February 2022 but is still a long from from the goal of achieving 70% penetration by 2025… read more on TotalTele.com...

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Storm Ruby rips through Sunford City in digital twin drama

The National Digital Twin programme, part of Centre for Digital Built Britain, wanted to create an interactive demonstrator tool to help show how connected digital twins can make telecoms, water and energy infrastructure more resilient to flooding due to climate change. Part of the National Digital Twin’s (NDTp) Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo) project, the demonstrator was needed as a key communication tool to help show that more resilience is needed within existing utility systems and...

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