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April 11, 2017
Thurrock Council announces that it has joined the gigabit revolution. Thousands of its Thurrock social housing tenants will soon have access to superfast gigabit broadband – 1,000 Mbps. Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Housing, Cllr Rob Gledhill at Thurrock Council said: “We are very pleased to be teaming up with Hyperoptic to […] Read more
April 7, 2017
Broadband hogging, slow bill payments and night-time noise cited as biggest housemate bug bears House sharing has become increasingly popular in recent years due to the huge increase in property prices. As a consequence, over two thirds of UK adults (68%) say that they have rented with a house/ flat[...] Read more
March 31, 2017
Residents at Victoria Centre flats and The Woodlands in Nottingham will soon have access to the fastest broadband service in the UK. Nottingham City Homes, which manages the homes on behalf of Nottingham Council, has agreed a supply deal with the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) provider,[...] Read more
February 21, 2017
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has received the “Most Innovative Provider” award in the 2017 Broadband Genie home broadband survey. The 2017 Broadband Genie home broadband survey recognises the ISPs that stood out from the crowd in 2016. Broadband[...] Read more
February 20, 2017
Slow broadband speeds trumps noisy neighbours as most annoying unexpected home-mover bugbear Slow broadband speed at peak-times has been cited as the number one unexpected home-mover bugbear, according to a survey of 3,000 Brits. Indeed, many wouldn’t have moved at all had they known the broadband[...] Read more
February 14, 2017
Newcastle can now boast ‘gigabit city’ status – thousands of Newcastle residents now have access to the UK’s fastest broadband from Hyperoptic, www.hyperoptic.com, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider. Hyperoptic’s gigabit broadband is live in a number of deve[...] Read more
February 9, 2017
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has been selected to provide its ultrafast broadband service to the iconic Battersea Power Station (BPS). Installation is already in progress so that the 865 residential units at Circus West Village, the first phase of t[...] Read more
January 30, 2017
Bellway at QEII, a striking development of new homes in Welwyn Garden City, will be the first garden city housing development in the UK to offer its residents symmetrical gigabit speeds – 1,000Mbps – over 128 times faster than traditional ADSL services. Homes are already available for sale in th[...] Read more
December 13, 2016
With the number of small businesses in the UK reaching 5.4 million, an increasing number of UK adults are looking to get in on the action, according to a survey of 3,000 Brits. Over a quarter (26%) of Brits would like to start their own business in 2017. Women are feeling the most entrepreneurial (2[...] Read more
December 7, 2016
Hyperoptic MD, Dana Tobak, featured on BBC Business Live in December 2016, talking about the growth of Full Fibre and how the UK needs to invest in new infrastructure for better connectivity for business and residential broadband. Read more
November 30, 2016
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, won the coveted “Broadband Pioneer” award at last night’s World Communications Awards, beating off stiff competition from Openreach, ITS Technology Group Ltd and Telkom Indonesia. The World Communication Awards is [...] Read more
November 16, 2016
1,000Mbps (gigabit) broadband – the fastest broadband speed in the UK – has been switched on at Platinum Point, a prestigious development on the Firth of Forth in Newhaven, Edinburgh. Nearly half of the residents have already subscribed to the lightening fast service from Hyperoptic, the UK’s [...] Read more
October 14, 2016
77 Mayfair, the new luxury development in the heart of Mayfair that last year hit the record-breaking price of almost £7,000/ sq ft, has today broken a new record via the installation of the fastest broadband in the UK. Residents of 77 Mayfair now have access to symmetrical gigabit (1,000Mbps) broa[...] Read more
July 19, 2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide GBP 21 million for investment by Hyperoptic to provide 1 Gbps fibre broadband to more than a half-a-million homes in cities across the UK. This significant investment from EIB along with Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd. (Quantum), a private inv[...] Read more
July 8, 2016
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has kept its crown for “Best Superfast Broadband” at the 2016 Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) awards. This is the fourth year in a row that Hyperoptic has been awarded this coveted accolade. The ISP[...] Read more
May 31, 2016
Hyperoptic today announces that it is expanding its national footprint to 20 cities and towns, enabling hundreds of thousands more UK citizens to have access to its gigabit broadband (1,000Mbps), the fastest broadband service in the UK. As well as leading the charge to bring gigabit connectivity to [...] Read more
April 25, 2016
A third of Brits (33%) try and put back house move until their broadband is activated Anything less than 9Mbps would put a mover off a property Brits would spend 11% more for a property with 100Mbps broadband Hyperfast broadband provision now on par with local transport links, nice neighbours and ga[...] Read more
April 11, 2016
Brighton today becomes Hyperoptic’s thirteenth hyper-city. Hyperoptic is pioneering the gold standard of fibre broadband – its gigabit broadband speeds are 135 times faster than traditional ASDL services. Hyperoptic’s services are already live across its other 12 hyper-cities: Greater London, [...] Read more
March 16, 2016
Salford Council today announces that it will be the first council in the UK to rollout gigabit broadband across its council housing portfolio. Thousands of its residents will then have access to the fastest broadband speeds in the UK. It has agreed the supply deal with the UK’s leading Fibre-to-th[...] Read more
March 3, 2016
Average UK resident spends 10.5 hours a day online Nearly a quarter of Brits (24%) have regular arguments about poor broadband Half of arguments (49%) relate to broadband hogging Brits now spend more time online than they do asleep, with the average Brit now spending 10.5 hours a day connected to th[...] Read more
February 15, 2016
The Hyde Group, one of the UK’s leading Housing Associations, today announces that it will soon be offering its residents access to the fastest broadband service in the UK. The UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) provider, Hyperoptic, is enabling the connectivity. The project is being pilo[...] Read more
January 26, 2016
Reading can now boast ‘gigabit’ status – broadband infrastructure that enables symmetrical speeds of 1,000Mbps, over 135 times faster than traditional ASDL services. Hyperoptic is the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider. Unlike other broadband providers that only run[...] Read more
November 23, 2015
Gigabit broadband is now live in Sheffield. Two developments in the centre of Sheffield, Pearl Works and Mandale House, are the first to offer residents symmetrical gigabit broadband – 1,000Mbps – over 135 times faster than traditional ASDL services. Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-[...] Read more
November 10, 2015
Hyperoptic (www.hyperoptic.com), the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, today announces that it is the first UK telco to be awarded Q-Mark Fire Stopping Installation certification from BM TRADA (http://www.bmtrada.com/en-gb), a leading UK and international certification [...] Read more
October 16, 2015
Birmingham today joins an elite group of global cities that can boast ‘gigabit’ status – broadband speeds of 1,000Mbps, over 135 times faster than traditional ASDL speeds. Hyperoptic (www.hyperoptic.com), UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has enabled its gigabit s[...] Read more
September 17, 2015
Glasgow today joins the league of gigabit cities – Hyperoptic has switched on its gigabit broadband at Glasgow Harbour, an urban regeneration scheme in the heart of the city. A number of other developments are also undergoing installation. Hyperoptic is the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises[...] Read more
August 18, 2015
Nottingham is the latest UK city to boast ‘gigabit’ status – broadband infrastructure that enables symmetrical speeds of 1,000Mbps, over 135 times faster than traditional ASDL services. Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, is enabling gigabit connecti[...] Read more
July 29, 2015
Two in five Brits (40%) reveal they don’t know their neighbours’ names 12% have never spoken to their neighbour But 38% of Brits are involved in some type of community project British neighbours do not necessarily make good friends, according to a survey of 3,000 Brits. Two in five admit they do[...] Read more
July 6, 2015
In stark contrast to the rest of the UK’s broadband industry, Hyperoptic, the nation’s fastest broadband provider, is putting consumers first by introducing a ‘no contract’ option for new customers. Hyperoptic is the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider. Renowned fo[...] Read more
July 3, 2015
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has been awarded the coveted “Best Superfast Broadband” accolade at the 2015 Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) awards for the third year running. In addition, it also won Best Consumer Fixed Broadband[...] Read more
June 17, 2015
Over two thirds (67%) of Brits work from home at least once a month 93% work longer hours at home But nearly three quarters (72%) still feel more productive in the office, with poor broadband being the key factor in lower productivity The working-from-home trend is increasing at a phenomenal rate ac[...] Read more
May 21, 2015
Occupants of residential boats in London’s South Dock marina, which includes South Dock and Greenland Dock, can today boast gigabit connectivity from Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider. This is the first time that residential boats have been able to enjo[...] Read more
May 5, 2015
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband provider, has been short-listed for six awards at the 2015 Internet Services Providers Association (ISPA) awards. The ISPA awards are the UK’s longest running Internet industry awards, celebrating innovation and best practic[...] Read more
May 5, 2015
Average UK resident spends nine hours a day online Brits would give up chocolate, alcohol and sex before broadband connection Highest penetration of devices are in the Capital, where residents have five web-connected devices London homes house the most broadband-dependent residents, according to a s[...] Read more
April 7, 2015
Consumers in Liverpool can now enjoy gigabit broadband services, the fastest fibre broadband speeds in the UK, thanks to Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) broadband provider. Services are already live across five developments in the city including: Hamilton House, Waterloo [...] Read more
March 20, 2015
Hyperoptic launches market-leading business propositions Hyperoptic offering leased lines, shared leased lines and business broadband product Products targeted to small businesses, business parks and home-based businesses Products available across 12 hyper-cities and towns Hyperoptic, the UK’s lea[...] Read more
March 9, 2015
Hyperoptic bringing gigabit connectivity to mainstream, addressing Brits broadband bugbears   Only one in four (24%) Brits are happy with their broadband supplier 31% worried that all suppliers are as bad as each other 40% would forgo triple/ quad play for reliable broadband The broadband market in[...] Read more
February 27, 2015
The UK’s fastest consumer broadband is now live in Leeds. Residents of The Basilica, a development in the city centre, are now enjoying gigabit broadband services from Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Home broadband provider. Hyperoptic is rolling out services across Leeds. Fibr[...] Read more
February 11, 2015
The broadband market in the UK is finally getting up to speed, with true fibre connectivity becoming more widely available to consumers thanks to Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) provider. It has today reached a key milestone – passing over 100,000 units, across over[...] Read more
January 8, 2015
Steve Holford has been appointed as VP of Revenue at Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading Fibre-to-the-Home provider. Steve will oversee all aspects of the company’s marketing operations and customer acquisition programmes. Steve has over a decade of experience marketing both B2B and B2C Interne[...] Read more
December 19, 2014
Hyperoptic, the UK’s leading provider of Fibre-to-the-Home broadband, has switched on services in two developments in Greater Manchester. The ‘switch-on’, in Sovereign Point and Imperial Point (Salford Quays) provides residents with access to the UK’s fastest available consumer i[...] Read more