Networking

Broadband speed

Essex streets have the slowest broadband in the country

News 24 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Wheatley Road in Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope and Erw Fawr in Henryd, Conwy have the slowest broadband in Britain

Tech investment

Huawei flags cloud, 5G & LTE as investment targets

News 23 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Chinese networking vendor claims IT investments will rise 14 per cent this year

Broadband plugs

Sky, TalkTalk & CityFibre bring York 1Gbps broadband

News 16 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

The service is due to launch in 2015 via a fibre-to-the-premise network

Broadband speed dial

One quarter of UK homes now have superfast broadband

News 15 Apr, 2014 Rene Millman

Average UK broadband speed now at 17.8Mbps, according to latest stats from Ofcom

Broadband speed

Virgin Media rolls out rural business broadband to Yorkshire

News 11 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

The high-speed fibre optic service is part of a three-year deal worth more than £350,000

Broadband resize

Worcestershire bags £1m superfast broadband rollout boost

News 8 Apr, 2014 Kyle Nazario

Worcestershire County Council is to receive further funding from the government's BDUK initiative.

Twitter

Maria Miller MP targeted in DCMS Twitter hack

News 7 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport's Twitter account was used to voice opinion about MP Maria Miller’s expense claims

Heineken Cup website to deliver responsive content during quarter finals

News 4 Apr, 2014 Jane McCallion

Stats and results take centre stage on redesigned portal

Microsoft offers sneak peek at Internet of Things plans

News 3 Apr, 2014 Jane McCallion

Windows on Devices to build on Microsoft's mobile and cloud-first vision

Broadband speed dial

BT comes under fire for not revealing fibre rollout plans

News 2 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

MPs attacked BT and local councils for lack of transparency

Vodafone clinches multi-million pound RWE networking deal

News 1 Apr, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Mobile operator enlisted by utilities firm to overhaul telecommunication systems

EE brings 4G to a dozen more UK towns

News 28 Mar, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Mobile operator continues to press ahead with its 4G rollout plans.

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Facebook to use drones & satellites to give remote areas internet access

News 28 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Social networking giant sheds light on the next part of its crusade to bring the internet to all.

EE to launch a £99 4G phone in April

News 26 Mar, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Mobile operator claims Android-powered device will be UK's cheapest 4G smartphone.

Complaints

TalkTalk leads Ofcom's list of most complained about telcos

News 26 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

BT takes top spot for broadband complaints

BT

BT ditches Vodafone for EE in MVNO deal

News 26 Mar, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Telco confirms deal is to go ahead, five months after details of it first emerged.

Facebook

Facebook buys Oculus to power virtual reality push

News 26 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

The two companies will work on new platform for interaction, starting with games on the social network.

Broadband speed

Britons suffer slower than advertised broadband speeds

News 21 Mar, 2014 Kyle Nazario

Findings from consumer rights group Which? suggest Britons are being short-changed when it comes to internet speeds.

Twitter

First tweets of eight influential UK tech leaders

News 21 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

To celebrate Twitter's eighth birthday, here are the first tweets from some of the most influential tech leaders in the UK

EE outage prompts customer outrage

News 20 Mar, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

EE customers call for compensation after network outage leaves them unable to make calls or send texts.

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