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Following on from a presentation by Openreach at an INCA event in Cardiff we are sharing some of our insight into what is happening with full fibre and new builds.
A long time ago there was talk of a shift to a 10:1 download to upload speed ratio at Virgin Media but that was quietly forgotten but for those on the VIVID 350 product an increase in upload from 20 Mbps to 35 Mbps means it is back for some.
While most of the high value transactions in the broadband area have been to fund full fibre roll-outs the offer on the table for KCOM from by Humber Bidco is different since the operator is very close to completion of its FTTP roll-out.
With Internet regulation in the UK shifting towards the default mode being suitable for under 18's, the big test area is getting Age Verification up and running in an attempt to stop children stumbling onto pornography online.
VDSL2 cabinets are still the largest part of the UK superfast broadband infrastructure and this means that as cabinets wait for extra upgrades there is an impact on what services are available in different areas.
With the first live customers the first area of Stirling has been added to our broadband maps for Vodafone Gigafast availability.
The Easter break means our summary of the differences in performance between peak and off-peak times for the most popular UK broadband providers is a little late this month.
Giving visitors the idea that Vodafone Gigafast broadband speeds from £23 were available has got Vodafone told off.
The result of the judicial review in the High Court for how the word 'fibre' is used in broadband advertising has fallen onto the expected side and that is the ASA and how it arrived at advertising can continue to use the word fibre for both par..