Extra cost of installing FTTP gets easier to justify

The roll-out of FTTP is ‘almost justifiable in economic terms’ said a story in Computer Weekly recently (click here to read). It noted that research from Point Topic (http://point-topic.com/) has shown that the operational savings of deploying fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband are now soon to overtaking the deployment costs. This really should be no surprise to… Read more »

The Internet of Things needs great connectivity

The tech industry is busily touting the Internet of Things (IoT), as the next big thing. IoT is already being used in lots of ways. Car manufacturers, for example, are now taking feedback from customers’ vehicles to map potholes in the roads – so maybe they will be able to tell councils which ones to… Read more »

Windows 10 is out – but what does it mean to you?

The recent launch of Windows 10 was very low key. Microsoft has chosen not to make too much of a fuss about it – the suggestion by some observers is that the company wants to quietly consign Windows 8 to history (it was widely regarded as a bit of a flop). Perhaps the most significant… Read more »

Should you consider business multi-play propositions?

Some research from Buddecomm Telecoms presented by Barclays recently noted that more than 50% of households taking more than one service i.e. broadband plus voice, TV and mobile. This is clearly the way most consumers are moving now and we’re starting to see multi-play propositions being offered to businesses too. These combine broadband with hosted… Read more »

Falling cost of broadband hides dangers for small businesses

A recent presentation by Barclays quoted some stunning figures UK broadband and Internet access growth. It will mushroom to 124.7 million connections by 2019, according to the figures quoted from BMI Research. Connections will have already reached 90 million this year and annual growth will be over 9% on average for the next four years…. Read more »

UK Internet access connections will mushroom to 125 million in 2019

The UK Internet access market will mushroom to 124.7 million connections by 2019, according to a recent presentation by Barclays quoting figures from BMI Research. The figure will have already reached 90 million this year, a 13% increase on 2014, and annual growth will be over 9% on average for the next four years. While… Read more »

BT Sport announces August & September Premier league matches

Date KO Day Home Away 08-Aug-15 12:45pm Sat Manchester United Tottenham Hotspur 15-Aug-15 12:45pm Sat Southampton Everton 22-Aug-15 12:45pm Sat Manchester United Newcastle United 29-Aug-15 12:45pm Sat Newcastle United Arsenal 12-Sep-15 12:45pm Sat Everton Chelsea 19-Sep-15 12:45pm Sat Chelsea Arsenal 26-Sep-15 12:45pm Sat Tottenham Hotspur Manchester City

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League to be FREE with BT TV

Gary Lineker and Steven Gerrard join a stellar line-up of talent as BT Sport Europe is launched as the new home of top European football. BT has revealed that all 351 matches from the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League next season will be free for customers who take BT TV. BT TV customers… Read more »