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Conservatives resurrect 2025 full-fibre promise in 2019 manifesto

Plans were previously criticised by BT and subsequently left out of the Queen's Speech
25 Nov 2019
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The IT Pro Podcast: What does Labour's broadband bonanza mean for business?

We take a look at Labour's ambitious new infrastructure policy
22 Nov 2019
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CBI director: Labour’s free broadband plans born of “extreme ideology"

Organisation suggests the touted Openreach nationalisation sent a chill through boardrooms in the UK and abroad
18 Nov 2019
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Labour pledges free broadband through Openreach nationalisation

Universal full-fibre coverage, set to be rolled out nationally by 2030, will be funded with a tax on tech giants
15 Nov 2019
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Vodafone to expand full fibre to 15 cities in Openreach deal

Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool are added to the existing 2020 roadmap
11 Nov 2019
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Zen Internet slashes broadband bundle prices

Award-winning ISP reduces contract prices across the board
6 Nov 2019
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Government and network operators back £1bn rural 4G scheme

Creation of the Shared Rural Network will see rivals cooperate to extend coverage in hard-to-reach areas
25 Oct 2019
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Why did the government’s 2025 full-fibre dream fail?

Just months after it was first pledged, the PM's plan to "unleash full-fibre” across the country has all but disappeared. What went wrong?
17 Oct 2019
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Queen's speech reveals backtrack on 2025 full fibre pledge

The commitment to accelerate the rollout by eight years had previously been met with criticism
15 Oct 2019
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Vodafone trials new networking tech to breakup monopoly

Open infrastructure project debuts in Europe in an effort to bridge urban-rural divide
7 Oct 2019
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‘Too many hurdles’ for 2025 full-fibre pledge

Government pledges additional funds but much of this will go towards installing gigabit connections as a stopgap
30 Sep 2019
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Urban-rural broadband divide persists, despite rhetoric

Select committee questions how much priority the government is actually giving to helping rural businesses
18 Sep 2019
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British ISPs fight to make the web less secure

Why Britain’s broadband providers are worried about a new technology that guards against online snooping
14 Sep 2019
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Openreach revises full fibre prices for small businesses

The new standardised pricing structure will make it easier for businesses to cost up their new site projects
3 Sep 2019
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Sky reportedly eyeing fibre investment with Liberty Global

The new network proposal could place serious pressure on BT and Openreach
2 Sep 2019
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Three UK defends 'misleading' 5G advertising

EE and four others have complained to the UK advertising regulator about its "entirely false" 5G marketing
20 Aug 2019
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Three launches UK's first fully unlimited 5G network

Unlimited data and speeds for one single price will appeal to some, but there some serious drawbacks to its launch
19 Aug 2019
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Terrible tech conference Wi-Fi could soon be long gone

New government initiative aims to attract more international events to the UK with better infrastructure
16 Aug 2019
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BT claims PM's 2025 full fibre pledge will cost £30bn

UK's largest broadband operator says its ready to expand if a deal is reached with Ofcom
2 Aug 2019
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What is a default gateway?

A look at one of the most critical components of a well-functioning network
25 Jul 2019
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What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
16 Jul 2019
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US-Huawei sanctions leading to ‘major 5G slowdown’ in Europe

Swedish Telecoms giant claims key decisions are being put off due to security reviews and economic disputes
2 Jul 2019
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What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
1 Jul 2019