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The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
BT is facing nearly £100m of repayments after Ofcom concluded the telecoms company had overcharged providers such as BSkyB, TalkTalk and Virgin Media for its ethernet services.
Many businesses should be able to get full-fat fibre connectivity for a lower price as of next year, when BT Openreach will cut its wholesale pricing for FTTP-enabled areas and introduce its FTTP-on-demand option, also at the lower cost.
From next month, scrap metal dealers will no longer be able to deal in cash, under a legal crackdown aimed at combating thefts that regularly cause broadband and phone outages for BT customers.
BT Openreach has formally launched its portfolio of up-to-330Mbps FTTP products for other ISPs, which will then resell them to homes and small businesses
Another 800,000 businesses and homes around the UK will be within reach of fibre by late 2013, BT has said, as part of its £2.5bn plan to bring super-fast broadband to two-thirds of the country
BT is testing a firmware fix for a Home Hub 3 router bug that slowed connections from around 40 Mbps to less than 1Mbps download speeds for some customers using wired connections
Super-fast broadband should be attracting new buyers in droves, but it's not. Add to this the mismatched goals of the EU and the UK government and the long-term viability of the current plans begins to look in jeopardy
The cost involved in a fibre-to-the-premises rollout for all UK residences is unnecessary as existing technologies can be extended for faster download speeds in the future, the telco says
It turns out that the city at the heart of Silicon Valley can't afford to roll out FttP to its own residents — but how does that affect the financial viability of our own FttP NBN?
Customers may soon be able to sign up for services that offer download speeds of up to 330Mbps with their current ISP thanks to the commercial rollout of BT Openreach's super-fast service
The internet and media company posted revenue of more than £1bn, helped by an increase in demand for consumer super-fast broadband and TiVo television services, as well as a decent showing from its business unit
The free upgrade to Infinity broadband plans bumps up BT's super-fast rivalry with Virgin with top download speeds of 76Mbps and uploads of 19.5Mbps, though existing BT fibre customers will have to sign a new contract
Deddington is the first village to get FTTP connections for all its residents and businesses under a pilot plan to eventually replace copper-based services and provide download speeds of up to 300Mbps
BT is using a new tracking technology that can sound the alert when a cable has been cut or damaged, as it seeks to crack down on thieves trying to steal valuable copper
The telecoms company says it has now listed 'almost all' the places that will be covered by its UK-wide fibre upgrade, which will offer super-fast broadband to 16 million nearby homes and businesses
West Hagbourne will not get a high-speed fibre connection despite being connected to a winning exchange in BT's Race to Infinity contest, an outcome the company says it warned might happen
TalkTalk, a BT Wholesale customer, may start offering its household and business customers the new tier of super-fast broadband before BT's own retail customers get a look in
By the end of April, more than 1.5 million Virgin customers will see their download speeds increase twofold at no extra charge, following a promise made by the ISP in January
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