Ultrafast broadband

Virgin Media unveils ‘Vivid’ ultrafast broadband

Virgin Media will start to contact customers about upgrading to ultrafast broadband this week, and announced that Vivid will be the new brand for web connections above 100Mbps. Virgin said it will start to explain how users can opt-in to an upgrade from October 1, 2015 and will let broadband customers go from existing speeds […]

Sky begins ultrafast broadband deployment

Sky is today connecting its first customer to its new ultrafast fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband network in York in the UK. Ultrafast broadband customers will be able to receive broadband speeds of up to 940 Mbps, with Sky building the FTTH network in partnership with TalkTalk and CityFibre. The ultrafast network is designed to test the […]

BT pledges ‘ultrafast’ broadband to 10m homes by 2020

BT has outlined its vision for ‘Britain’s Digital Future’, including a commitment to provide “ultrafast” broadband speeds of 300-500Mbps to 10 million premises by the end of 2020. Speaking at BT’s Delivering Britain’s Digital Future conference in London, BT CEO Gavin Patterson reiterated the company’s earlier pledge to provide Ultrafast broadband to “the majority of […]

BT claims EE deal will create a ‘UK digital champion’

BT has said that its planned buyout of UK mobile operator EE will create a “true UK digital champion” willing to invest in ultrafast broadband and 5G. BT CEO Gavin Patterson said that consumers and businesses will both benefit from further innovation and integrated services in what is a highly competitive market. He added that […]