Free TV help after 4G switch-on in Spilsby

October 5, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Residents in Spilsby are being warned they could experience some interference with the Freeview TV as new fourth generation mobile services, known as 4G, are switched on. Because 4G at 800 MHz signals sit next to the frequencies used by Freeview, they can overload the receivers in TVs and set-top boxes causing interference. Signs of interference include the loss of channels or sound, pictures going blocky, freezing or the TV screen going blank or showing […]

Mobile Phone Customers Out Of Service

June 24, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Mobile phone and broadband customers with the Three Network could be without service in Spilsby for the next five days. The network have confirmed that there is a known issue with the service in the PE23 area and that this should be corrected by the 29th June.  Customers are likely to be without any service unless they are able to pick up transmissions from other Three masts in the area. A Three spokesperson told us […]

High Speed Broadband Reaches Milestone

June 17, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Broadband speeds across Lincolnshire are soaring thanks to the county council’s broadband partnership with BT. The Onlincolnshire project is this week announcing that high-speed fibre broadband has now reached more than 100,000 homes and businesses. It’s also being revealed that RAF Scampton, home of the famous Red Arrows, is one of the areas to recently benefit from the countywide roll-out. A new fibre broadband cabinet that serves the base has been installed and switched on, […]

Superfast speeds are ‘just around the corner’

March 13, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Superfast speeds are just around the corner with a multi-million pound broadband project due to start imminently. Businesses and communities across Lincolnshire are set to benefit from fast, affordable fibre broadband as Lincolnshire County Council and BT revealed the details of the planned roll out of superfast broadband across the county. The council has signed a contract with BT to build on the existing telecoms infrastructure in the county so that at least 88% of […]

Good News On Broadband Front

September 3, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

There is good news on the broadband front as one major provider has upgraded their service for Spilsby.   Plusnet have contacted subscribers in the Spilsby area to say that they have upgraded their equipment to 16Mb and will be moving customers to the faster service shortly. The internet service provider, wholly owned by BT, sent the following email to local residents earlier today: We have good news for you. The exchange equipment we use […]

Comment: The Broadband Triple Whammy

March 23, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lack of decent landline broadband in the Spilsby postcode area is part of a triple whammy of broadband problems for the area. As was reported late last month, a report by Uswitch.com highlighted the PE23 postcode area as the worst in Lincolnshire for broadband speed.  That article became the most read article of all time of Spilsby Online, with over six times the usual article readership within just a few days.  Other follow up articles […]