Scotland-based business ISP Commsworld, which this year aims to light up over 2,000 km+ of fibre optic cable in a figure of eight around the UK (one of the largest privately funded long distance Optical Core Networks in the country), has moved down south and opened a new office in London ahead of its expansion. At […]
Vodafone is one of the most recognisable brands, worldwide with many thinking it concentrates on mobile phones, however, Vodafone is a formidable force behind the internet and this post will explain how Vodafone got so big and how it controls many aspects of the internet as we know it. Racal Electronics plc was a British […]
All around the world, The Internet networks are converged and centralised in a number of data centres just in a few square miles, such as here in the UK, London is our internet hub with Canary Wharf in Dockland’s being home to many interconnections and data centres. Here in the South-West, Bristol is home to […]
That’s right, Hell has frozen over….. One of the major brands of the 1999’s is gone. Slowly shrinking since its buyout and finally, Demon.net has been mothballed at the expense of its owners, Vodafone. The brand currently has 15k customers and is still using legacy ADSL2+ technology and refused to upgrade onto FTTC, something its […]
Credits: Mark Thomas – Watch a thought provoking documentary about the undersea fibre networks passing through Cornwall. Learn the history behind the growing popularity of undersea cables and why major carriers are avoiding the UK.
Gigaclear, the fibre to the home leader, who M&G Investment Management fund bought out for £270 million (all cash) in March 2018, is suffering delays with multiple BDUK projects. Already backed by Infracapital (43.2% shareholding), plans to cover 350k houses by 2020. On June 11th, Founding director, Matthew Hare is awarded a OBE for For services to Broadband […]