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Ofcom boost for fibre investment

Companies laying high-speed fibre cables for broadband and mobile networks will benefit from greater access to Openreach’s telegraph poles and underground tunnels, under draft decisions announced by communications regulator Ofcom. 6 more words


Vodafone UK Unveils 5G Plans | Light Reading

The first 5G ready handsets have landed in Vodafone stores and online. Customers can now pick up the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G, which features a 24 megapixel and 2 megapixel dual camera system, 6.39-inch full screen display, plus an incredible 960 frames per second recording. 16 more words


Report: Broadband usage continued to grow rapidly in Q1

Driven in part by the rise in Internet-only subscribers and an increasing number of “power users,” overall broadband usage continued to grow rapidly in the first quarter of 2019, according to a report by OpenVault – a provider of industry analytics and technology solutions for broadband operators. 10 more words


EE to launch 5G network in UK on 30 May

Stealing a march on its rivals, UK telco EE has revealed that it will be making available a 5G communications infrastructure to customers in UK main cities… 11 more words


UK public names Plusnet its favourite broadband provider

Plusnet has been named best broadband provider in the UK for the third year in a row. Research and analysis from UK broadband comparison website Broadband Genie found Plusnet scored well across all categories, comfortably winning the main award. 9 more words



At Fairvale Observatory North it’s normal that I struggle to find suitable objects when the so-called Galaxy Season arrives in late winter through spring.  Despite the abundance of galaxies my William Optics 81mm aperture rules out all but a few for imaging as they are mostly just too small.  786 more words