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Broadband affordability in England and Wales: How uneven is the playing field?

June 18, 2020

Following our analysis of broadband affordability that we had conducted for one area of the UK under a local government contract, this paper extends it to cover England and Wales.

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Selling broadband, content and services

May 11, 2020

Gaining a customer can be an expensive process, particularly in competitive markets.  One option is to compete on price, and many operators do have very low entry-level tariffs, but this can result in margins that will not support multiple players.

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Independent network full-fibre coverage grows 50% during past year

April 9, 2020

New INCA and Point Topic survey finds industry has achieved a 50% growth from the previous year and expects the number to rise to 2.4 million in 2020

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Response to COVID-19

March 30, 2020

One week into the UK’s lockdown to reduce infection from the coronavirus COVID-19, and we take a look at some of the actions and consequences for the telecoms sector

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Emergence of UK’s first three-provider street

February 11, 2020

We continue to use our Broadband Infrastructure Index (BII) to chart the progress of network build in the UK, using data from both Thinkbroadband and Point Topic under our ThinkPoint brand. At the end of 2019 progress had continued on all fronts with full fibre (and RFOG) from various suppliers spreading through the country.

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