Nearly 88% of UK premises in NGA network areas - study

Friday 12 September 2014 | 08:58 CET | News
Some 87.9 percent of UK premises were in areas listed as offering services via a next generation access (NGA) network at the end of June, according to Point Topic's latest report, writes ISPreview, given a "sneak preview" of the research. Point Topic also found that around 251,500 premises were potentially within reach of an FttP network and 100 Mbps+ internet access, 35 percent more than the 186,500 premises tallied a year ago. Most of the growth in FttP connectivity comes from BT Openreach, whose network passes 150,000 premises. BT's FTTP deployments slowed last year as it focused more on

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: B4RN / BT Openreach / CityFibre / Gigaclear / Hyperoptic / KC / Sky / TalkTalk / Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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