Networking

Ofcom to boost mobile data using digital TV airwaves

News 20 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Ofcom has announced plans to make mobile data faster and cheaper for UK customers by freeing up television airwaves

Broadband speed

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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Facebook to bring free internet access to Africa with Avanti

News 17 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Social networking giant's "free internet for everyone" to expand to Africa, claim reports

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Forget 5G, it's Wi-Fi that continues to grow

Analysis & Insight 13 Nov, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Faster 4G – and the promise of 5G – will help businesses on the move. But Wi-Fi will remain a core service for years to come.

Fibre cables

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

Spectrum

Ofcom spectrum sell-off to boost 4G speeds

News 7 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Ofcom's decision to sell up could help alleviate mobile data capacity crunch

UK 5G research to benefit from £5m Huawei investment

News 6 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

University of Surrey set to benefit from networking firm’s largesse

Emirates want to make airline Wi-Fi free for all

News 6 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The airline says it faces a number of hurdles before the service can be offered at no cost

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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

Top 5 Facebook scams: "Guess who viewed your profile" tops list

News 5 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

A report by Bitdefender says more than 850,000 scams over two years occurred on social networks

Virgin Media now offers free Wi-Fi at 150 Tube stations

News 3 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Virgin Media now provides free Wi-Fi in 150 different tube stations across London

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi hotspots to grow to 1 per 20 people by 2018

News 3 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

A new study has revealed that Wi-Fi hotspots could rise to one per 20 people over next four years

mobile roaming

UK government to introduce national roaming law

News 3 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Plans to introduce national roaming in the UK will reportedly be announced this week

EE launches 4G+ service in London

News 30 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator offers customers download speeds of 150Mbps

BT Openreach to recruit 500 staff to boost broadband rollout

News 22 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The company will focus its attention on customer service delivery, fibre broadband and high-speed links for businesses

Bogus iCloud log-in page fools Chinese Apple users

News 21 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Probably not looking for nude celebs this time

Offline

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

Vodafone Sure Signal

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

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