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Three more RFS delays

30 Nov 2004 | 23.26 Europe/London
Three more exchanges dotted around the countries have had their RFS dates put back. Once again, the primary reason seems to be cabling, although in the case of Balfron there is apparently difficulty in acquiring the necessary exchange hardware.

RFS dates updates

24 Nov 2004 | 19.50 Europe/London
This week sees the release of seven delayed 'Ready for Service' dates, and one improved one.

BT to rollout SDSL to a further 1000 exchanges by April 06

24 Nov 2004 | 16.09 Europe/London
BT today announced that they will rollout SDSL to a further 1000 exchanges
in two batches of 500.

UKOnline announces 8Mbps ADSL

15 Nov 2004 | 11.59 Europe/London
UKOnline, a subsidary of EasyNet, have announced their plans to launch 8Mbps broadband for £39.

Four more RFS delays

15 Nov 2004 | 11.54 Europe/London
Four more exchanges, due to be enabled on the 17th of November (this Wednesday), have had their RFS dates delayed until December.

Telewest boost users speeds for free - again!

11 Nov 2004 | 22.28 Europe/London
Users of Telewest's Blueyonder service must be having a great year so far - first a free speed boost back in August, and now another penciled in for Christmas.

Six new BT SDSL ready for service dates

06 Nov 2004 | 10.45 Europe/London
BT Wholesale have announced six more SDSL ready for service dates. Cricklewood, Edinburgh Donaldson, Feltham, Southend, Stafford and Staines will all be able to receive BT Wholesale provided SDSL products by November 30th.

Albrightons RFS date delayed again

06 Nov 2004 | 10.29 Europe/London
The residents of Albrighton will not have been too pleased when they heard that their RFS date had been delayed again.