BT researchers have been running field trials using the ITU's draft G.fast standard, and have already achieved download speeds of 800Mbps over short distances. It certainly goes well beyond BT Infinity…
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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
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
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 Advertising Standards Authority has upheld four complaints against the advertising of BT's super-fast Infinity broadband service on the grounds that they could be misleading.The ASA said on Wednesday that it had investigated four complaints about BT's advertising of its Infinity broadband packages — which appeared in print, online and on television — put forward by rival broadband provider Virgin Media.
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
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
BT Group's Openreach says the speed of its mainstream fibre connection -- currently the "up to 40Mbps" sold as BT Infinity -- "will roughly double in 2012". However, some users could do even better.
But only very select few can get it...
BT has started rolling out its 100Mbps broadband services to ten exchanges across the UK.The service, marketed as BT Infinity option three, will give subscribers up to 100Mbps download speeds with up to 15Mbps upload.
The telecoms company plans to introduce super-fast broadband with download speeds of up to 300Mbps by spring next year, and is getting ready to wholesale 110Mpbs FTTP in six towns within weeks
BT's takings have dipped because people are using their landlines less, but cuts to operating costs have meant a rise in profits
The company has laid out plans of the next phase of its fibre rollout, promising the option of super-fast internet connections for an additional 1.5 million homes
Broadband Britain: Ofcom lobbies for 'typical speed range' to be added to ads...
BT expands number of Race to Infinity winners to 10...
Four more market towns have been named to receive fibre-to-the-cabinet broadband connections as winners of BT's Race to Infinity competition, the company announced on Wednesday.The four extra towns that join the six original winners are Burley in Yorkshire, Capel in Surrey, Lindfield in West Sussex and Marton in Warwickshire.
The towns join the list of locations getting high-speed fibre broadband under BT's plan to reach two-thirds of the UK, with the aim of hooking them up by 2012
BT has announced the results of its Race to Infinity voting for the next six places to get BT's high-speed broadband, but some campaigners are unhappy with the contest methodology
Fibre exchanges heading to Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Shropshire and the Scottish Borders...
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