Networking

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

internet

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

samsung logo

Samsung reveals five-times faster Wi-Fi

News 13 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Samsung has revealed new technology making Wi-Fi speeds five-times faster for devices than the current norm

BT & Huawei broadband trials hit speeds of 3Tbps

News 9 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The trials used existing fibre links but commercial-grade hardware and software

Powerlines

Smart meter hack could leave homes in the dark

News 8 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Security controls lacking in electricity meters, claim researchers

Fibre cables

Hyperoptic brings gigabit fibre to four more English cities

News 7 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Ramps up FTTH in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield And Nottingham

BT consumer network launch reportedly hit by tech delays

News 6 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Telco's plans to rollout mobile network by April 2015 are said to have hit a stumbling block

Broadband plugs

Average UK broadband speeds on the up, claim Ofcom

News 3 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Regulator's research highlights improvements in average residential broadband speeds

The internet of things

ARM unveils mbed OS for Internet of Things

News 3 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Free OS could help developers speed up IoT products and devices, it is hoped

4G road sign

EE 4G switched on in 18 more UK towns

News 1 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Switch on includes the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst

Vodafone teams with Dresden University for 5G research push

News 26 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile operator looking to bring together academics and tech firms to investigate potential next gen wireless tech

Superfast

BT trials copper fibre broadband for superfast speeds

News 26 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

BT says it will address the FTTP gap, but will only be implemented if people demand it

Broadband speed

Faster than fast: The roadmap to 400Mpbs mobile data

Analysis & Insight 25 Sep, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

A new version of the LTE cellular standard promises speeds of up to 400Mbps next year. This puts mobile connections ahead of landlines

UK government overhauls broadband business voucher scheme

News 24 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Disappointing take-up leads to government re-think

EE says 300Mbps 4G is coming in early 2015

News 24 Sep, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Wembley Stadium will also host trials for 400Mbps next year

fibre optic cable

Hyperoptic to build gigabit fibre network for Glasgow

News 23 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

FTTP brings gigabit speeds to residential and business customers

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