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Awards Win
It was all smiles from our CEO Michael Armitage when Broadway Partners scooped the award for Technical Innovation at the inaugural INCA awards in London on Monday 5th November, for our pioneering work with TV White Space to help provide superfast broadband to hard-to-connect rural areas. The INCA Awards have been launched to celebrate the UK’s most innovative and inspirational alternative network providers (altnets) currently operating in the UK. Eight awards were presented in total,
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Ofcom has revealed that only BT(Openreach), KCOM, Hyperoptic, Quickline and Broadway Partners have expressed a formal interest in becoming suppliers for the new Universal Service Obligation (USO), which from 2020 will make it possible for anybody in a slow speed area to request a broadband speed of at least 10Mbps. The USO is largely expected to focus on catering for the final 1-2% of homes and businesses across the United Kingdom, which effectively reflects those that are unlikely to
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Following recent changes to advertising rules the majority of broadband providers have been forced to cut the headline speeds they advertise, according to research by Which?. An analysis of the biggest broadband providers has found that, since new rules were introduced by the Committees of Advertising Practice in May, 11 major suppliers have had to cut the advertised speed of some of their deals – with the cheapest deals dropping by 41%. BT, EE, John
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Broadway is pleased to report a further successful trial of the next generation of TV WhiteSpace (TVWS) radio. Using equipment supplied by US company HuWoMobility, and working with UK spectrum database services provider Nominet, Broadway has demonstrated consistent download speeds of more than 50Mbps, across wooded and hilly terrain that would defeat conventional radios. Previous first generation TVWS radios made use of single 8MHz radio channels and delivered broadband download speeds of 15-20 Mbps –
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Consumers in rural areas of the UK are far less likely to use their smartphones for banking than their urban counterparts, a survey says. The findings, from the UK’s financial regulator, are set to reignite the debate over bank branch closures – particularly in rural locations. However, its report also suggests that those in rural areas are more satisfied with their financial circumstances. The Financial Conduct Authority also exposed a north-south savings divide. The data