Posts Tagged 'UK'

Superfast altnets developing a long-term outlook

September 2, 2014

The UK’s alternative superfast network operator market looks buoyant with new investment flowing in from a variety of sources, and new relationships being built between network operators and service providers. These are the findings from a new report reviewing the past six months in country’s superfast broadband sector.

“There is


Britain a leader in superfast broadband coverage

March 12, 2014

Three out of every four homes in Britain can now get fixed broadband services at superfast speeds if they choose.  Contrary to frequent jibes(1) that the UK is backward in developing next-generation broadband services, this is one of the highest proportions for any major country in Europe.

Superfast or …


2 million fewer households with broadband at the end of 2016

December 9, 2013

Overall numbers down but FTTx suffers the most

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


Superfast take-up accelerates as consumers pay for more bandwidth

November 19, 2013

According to BT Group, net FTTx additions for external providers increased by more than 300 per cent during in the three months to end September 2013.

“Superfast broadband is where the UK is heading and the consumers agree.  Virgin Media, BT, Sky and TalkTalk amongst others all show strong results …


Point Topic to chair a session at NextGen 2013

September 24, 2013

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 …