Latest Fibre-to-the-home articles

Peterborough Council signs deal with Cityfibre to create 'Gigabit City'

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Businesses and residents will get access to broadband download speeds of up to 1Gbps from summer 2014
13 Nov 2013

“Businesses are quite a few years away from needing FTTH broadband,” claims UK manufacturer

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Arcol UK has connected to fibre-to-the-home, but believes it could still operate with fibre-to-the-cabinet
11 Nov 2013

Government to invest only £250m of £100bn infrastructure fund on broadband

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Broadband spend is miniscule compared to other infrastructure investments
27 Jun 2013

From Kansas to Kettering: is Google Fiber heading for the UK?

Google’s 1Gbps fibre broadband service is no longer just a Kansas City experiment. But does the technology giant have plans to go global with it?
26 Jun 2013

Top 10 telecommunications stories of 2013 so far

4G, mobile, broadband and the handling of data all feature in a busy first six months in the telecoms industry
14 Jun 2013

'We expect to make money from Google Fiber' says Google

Fibre cable business due to widen beyond Kansas City network pilot project
31 May 2013

BT's annual profits rise despite revenue fall

BT claims it has created 3,000 jobs in past year through its investments
10 May 2013

TalkTalk calls for government regulation of high-speed broadband

Chairman Sir Charles Dunstone says 'no one really knows' how BT's government subsidies are being spent
02 Apr 2013

Consumers need to take the FTTH fight to their MPs

"Broadband will be viewed as narrowband in the future," says Sony Pictures
22 Feb 2013

Government slammed for no-show at fibre-to-the-home conference

FTTH Council "disappointed" at absence of Whitehall officials
20 Feb 2013

BT extends fibre rollout to a further 1.2 million premises

Fast fibre broadband should be available to 19 million premises by spring 2014
12 Feb 2013

Wales ‘high-speed’ broadband network rollout gets go-ahead

BT to ensure 96 per cent of Welsh premises have access to high-speed broadband by 2015
22 Jan 2013

FTTH Council determined to get funding flowing to regional fibre projects

FTTH Council aims to bring together big investors and smaller projects like B4RN
22 Jan 2013

BT's 'bogus' FTTH stance is short-changing UK consumers and economy, says lobby group

FTTH Council says there's plenty of pent-up demand for bonafide fibre
21 Jan 2013

BT to cut cost of Fibre-to-the-Premises broadband from June 2013

37 per cent price drop aimed at encouraging SMEs to take it up
05 Dec 2012

Government's ‘final third’ superfast broadband solution is 'Westminster myth' says ex-BT manager

BT monopolising fibre to cabinet rollout, says Mitchell
14 Sep 2012

Analysis: Broadband - is the UK up to speed?

The government insists that the UK will lead Europe when it comes to fast broadband. But where are we placed in relation to the rest of world?
30 Aug 2012

Hunt: UK will have fastest broadband network in Europe by 2015

But state cannot be expected to fund and build a nationwide FTTH network, says culture secretary
20 Aug 2012

Government, BT bite back in ‘visionless’ broadband claims

Former BT CTO criticised for remarks over fast broadband rollout
06 Aug 2012

Former BT CTO slams UK's 'visionless' broadband plans

Government has 'no vision, mission or plans', says Cochrane
02 Aug 2012

House of Lords select committee slams UK broadband rollout

Rural areas left behind as government is said to be preoccupied with broadband speed
31 Jul 2012

Fibre network spend booming, may create social divisions – report

Fibre to the home risks creating an urban elite, warns analyst as Western Europe leads high-speed rollout
22 Apr 2012

UK absent from Fibre-to-the-Home global ranking

Only economies with more than 1 per cent of households connected to FTTH can be ranked
17 Feb 2012

Austerity measures threaten innovation outside cities, says report

UK ranks with Belgium in EU innovation league
09 Feb 2012