Ofcom faces calls to break up BT

News 13 Mar, 2015 Rene Millman

Sky and TalkTalk demand Openreach is split from telco giant

Minister: we're lucky BT didn't want "quiet life" on broadband rollout

News 6 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Broadband minister Ed Vaizey says we're lucky to have BT rolling out publicly-funded broadband

FCC upholds net neutrality with new rules

News 27 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

US web activists win long fight against telco providers to protect a free and open internet

Virgin Media plunges £3bn into Project Lightning broadband rollout

News 13 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Project Lightning will increase Virgin's reach to 17 million premises, but rural areas won't be a priority

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Government "must commit" to broadband targets for UK rural not spots

News 4 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Report calls on government specify a broadband delivery deadline for final 5 per cent of UK

Government publishes digital infrastructure map in bid to tackle mobile not spots

News 3 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Whitehall hopes to improve connectivity by publishing map of the UK's current digital infrastructure

Ofcom hits BT with superfast broadband price limits

News 15 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

TalkTalk welcomes move by regulator to boost competition in the superfast broadband market

BT targets London broadband weak spots

News 23 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Comms giant will trial fibre in building basements to improve broadband speeds

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UK broadband not up to scratch, Ofcom claims

News 9 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The regulator's report reveals its main concerns are rural areas, city not-spots and the availability of NGA technology

BT installs ‘record-breaking’ broadband network across Scottish Highlands

News 4 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

The rollout is part of Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband scheme to bring faster internet to country

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Which? calls for broadband transparency

News 18 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The consumer group said the way broadband speeds are advertised is unfair

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One quarter of UK premises connected to superfast broadband

News 13 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Around 1.5 million properties help UK achieve one of the quickest rollouts of fibre connectivity in the world

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National roaming: Filling in the UK's mobile coverage gaps

Analysis & Insight 6 Nov, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Plans to let mobile users "roam" on to other networks have met with resistance, but may be part of the solution to "notspots"

CityFibre to build fibre network for West Yorkshire firms

News 5 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ultrafast broadband network builder wants local businesses to register their interest in the project now

EE launches 4G+ service in London

News 30 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator offers customers download speeds of 150Mbps


Sky Broadband problems: Liverpool & Manchester hit by internet outage

News 17 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Sky Broadband customers in Liverpool and Manchester have been without internet & phone services since midnight

Superfast Dorset to bring fibre broadband to 9,000 more homes & businesses

News 17 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Third phase of project in north of county will see improved speeds for thousands

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Vodafone to boost 4G speeds in London, Birmingham & Manchester

News 16 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Major cities get mobile broadband boost with 4.5G technologies from network provider


BT 80Mbps microwave radio link installed in Devon village

News 15 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

Connection negates the need for fibre optic cable to be laid underground

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Hyperoptic brings gigabit fibre to four more English cities

News 7 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Ramps up FTTH in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield And Nottingham