December 9, 2013 | Oliver Johnson
The latest broadband forecasts from Point Topic have dropped the expected number of broadband lines in the UK by almost 8% at the end of 2016, from just under 26 million lines to 23.88 million.
“There are two primary reasons. The remaining pool of offline households are proving difficult to convert with disposable income for example struggling to recover but the delay in the BDUK deployment has to take a share of
November 19, 2013 | Oliver Johnson
“Superfast broadband is where the UK is heading and the consumers agree. Virgin Media, BT, Sky and TalkTalk amongst others all show strong results for their higher bandwidth tariffs while those that don’t offer over 25 megabits per second are struggling,” says Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive at Point Topic.
This is against the …READ MORE
October 25, 2013 | Laura Kell
Point Topic data is used to show typical broadband speeds and availability on rightmove.co.uk
This week Rightmove, the UK’s largest property website, launched a new service to show typical broadband speeds at each of the 1m homes listed on its website. The data for this service is provided by broadband research company Point Topic, who map broadband availability across the whole of Europe.
A study conducted by broadbandchoices.co.uk suggested homebuyers rank a fast broadband connection as more important than off-street …READ MORE
October 18, 2013 | Oliver Johnson
“There is something of a meeting of minds, or at least of objectives, in the UK today. Local authorities need to deliver services and improve access. Consumers like wifi when they can get it and operators need small cells. Common goals are often easier to achieve,” says Oliver Johnson, Chief Executive at
WiFi offers solutions to local authorities and residential and business consumers in terms of accessibility as well …READ MORE
September 24, 2013 | Oliver Johnson
Point Topic’s Chief Executive, Oliver Johnson, will chair a session at the upcoming NextGen 2013 conference in London.
“The NextGen conferences are vital for all of us involved in the present and future of broadband in the UK. It attracts most of the players on supply and deployment and brings them together with those on the ground from local authorities and town representatives through to a range of interested parties as well as the analysts and consultants who want to …READ MORE