Social Network

Tumblr becomes fastest-growing social network

News 27 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

Facebook growth hits single figures in latest research

EU demands Google extend 'right to be forgotten' to all domains

News 27 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

Privacy regulators say offending links must be removed from .com domains

Telcos demand action from Ofcom over BT's UK broadband stronghold

News 24 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ofcom under pressure to do more to boost competition within UK's broadband market

Landline calls

Ofcom "in talks" with Vodafone over police & NHS weekend call failures

News 24 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ofcom says it's urgently investigating outage after UK left without non-emergency access to Police and NHS

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

Facebook keyboard

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

Future road sign

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


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

wireless antenna

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 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