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Cable thieves kill broadband in Surrey neighbourhood

Cable thieves knocked out phone and broadband connectivity for thousands of businesses and homes in the Byfleet area of Surrey on Thursday.Described by BT as "a significant attack" and reported by thinkbroadband as involving a chainsaw and affecting 4,000 premises, the theft took place in the early hours of Thursday morning.

July 22, 2011 by

Openreach reveals pole and duct sharing costs

Openreach — a division of BT that deals with its infrastructure — has drafted pricing proposals for companies wanting to share its telegraph pole and cable duct infrastructure to deliver cable broadband to customers.The proposal, which BT stresses is still in its initial phase, is the product of industry engagement and sets out pricing for third-party access to BT Openreach's pole and duct infrastructure.

January 18, 2011 by

BT Launch Race to Infinity - yes, Rural Fibre has really become a lottery.

Now for anyone who hasn't yet got a decent ADSL Broadband connection, you be glad to know (or maybe not) that if you exchange has more than a 1000 residents, you can now register your interest for converting your town from ADSL to FTTP/FTTC (Fibre to the premises/Fibre to the cab)To register your interest goto the BT Website: http://www.racetoinfinity.

October 4, 2010

North Lincs village hit by BT copper cable theft

Hundreds of meters of copper cable were stolen in the North Lincolnshire village of Winteringham earlier this month, BT has said.According to the telco, the theft of more than 330 meters of copper occurred late on the evening of 15 September, and phone and broadband services were restored to local residents within two days.

September 24, 2010 by

Nathan Barley's magic hotzone

Via an interesting post on Absolute Gadget, I learned of BT and Fon's plan to distribute 1,000 routers in Shoreditch, East London. The idea, it seems, is to create what BT like to call a 'hotzone', or a mass of hotspots.

August 28, 2008 by

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