Category Archives: Broadband

More on Broadband performance – the Ring Wire

I have been doing some work recently to try to resolve poor broadband performance.  I though it would be worth recording my experience and the eventual outcome – if you are interested – read on! Initial problem In the village … Continue reading

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The Global Growth of Broadband

It seems that Africa is now connected to the Global Broadband network via a sub sea fibre optic cable – this lead to the BBC publishing a model which makes interesting viewing. It shows how the Internet had evolved since … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi whilst camping

I thought that I would publish a photo of the Wireless Access Point which we are communicating via this week. This is the second year that whilst camping we have been able to get online via the camping site wireless … Continue reading

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What Ofcom have to say about UK Broadband

Further to my last post and in the interests of clarity fairness, see here what Ofcom have to say about UK Broadband as of 26/09/07 Click here Here are the highlights In general the picture for broadband take-up in the … Continue reading

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Broadband really does crawl in the UK

Thanks to Jack Davidson my colleague at Learning and Teaching Scotland for pointing out the following article which refers to the performance of Broadband Services compared to the rest of Europe. To read the article click here. The report to … Continue reading

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