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Virgin Media can now deliver 8Gbps hyperfast broadband

Using its existing infrastructure, Virgin Media has successfully trialled network speeds over 200 times quicker than the national average
6 Feb 2019
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O2 to demand millions in compensation from Ericsson

CEO Mark Evans is set to meet with Ericsson for crisis talks over a blanket UK outage caused by expired software licenses
10 Dec 2018
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BT to extract Huawei tech from 4G infrastructure

Move follows a warning issued by the government last month for firms to be careful over 5G suppliers
5 Dec 2018
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EE and Virgin Media fined £13m for overcharging customers

Communications regulator Ofcom deemed the charges “excessive”
16 Nov 2018
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China erases citizens' social media accounts

Following the country's restriction on media outlets, China have exercised their censorship laws eliminating 9,800 social media accounts
13 Nov 2018
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Three claims 5G will end fixed-line home broadband

The company's CEO says 5G will be a "genuine alternative" to separate home broadband
8 Nov 2018
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Gov warns UK telecos over security risks to 5G supply chain

Analysts say the letter is directed at Huawei as government warns network providers the 'rules may change'
6 Nov 2018
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Openreach cuts costs of full-fibre connections to new homes

The company will reduce prices of wholesale broadband by 75% for small developments
29 Oct 2018
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O2 and Three to flush 5G through the sewers

Telecom companies find an innovative place to pipe fibre infrastructure where it won't be wasted
28 Sep 2018
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UK ISPs exploit the 'acceptance of mediocre broadband'

Experts say dishonest advertising stymies innovation and artificially inflates the value of lower-grade connections
21 Aug 2018
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Superfast broadband gives UK businesses £9 billion boost

Gov says faster speeds are also creating more jobs
20 Aug 2018
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GCHQ: 5G could open doors to 'cyber rogues'

Director Jeremy Fleming says UK needs honest and mature conversations about impact 5G will have on society
13 Aug 2018
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Businesses urge government to roll out full fibre by 2025

The IoD wants a 'firm' date for the UK to switch off outdated copper wires
1 Aug 2018
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Government funnels £45m investment into rural broadband

Businesses in areas not on the government’s Superfast Broadband Programme will get funding first
30 Jul 2018
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Openreach cuts wholesale broadband prices for providers

The price reduction will encourage more providers to offer superfast broadband to UK homes and businesses
25 Jul 2018
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Government prepares UK for 5G with full fibre rollout

New proposals to replace copper wire networks, prioritise rural areas and lay foundations for 5G coverage
23 Jul 2018
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First Vodafone and CityFibre Gigabit broadband homes go live

Fifty homes in Milton Keynes will benefit from blistering 1000Mbps speeds in landmark trial
19 Jul 2018
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Broadband providers blasted over "misleading" fibre adverts

Consumers believe their copper cable connections are fibre because of poor regulation, says vendor
16 Jul 2018
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National Infrastructure Commission calls for full fibre

National Infrastructure Assessment report advocates FTTP and FTTH within next 20 years
10 Jul 2018
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UK broadband down to to 35th fastest in the world

Downloads in UK take longer than 25 other European countries as country falls behind France and Madagascar for broadband speeds
10 Jul 2018
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EE launches 300Mb Gfast broadband

Fibre Max range to boost download speeds for the ever expanding smart home ecosystem
26 Jun 2018
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Rural businesses demand better 4G coverage

Ofcom must demand better service from mobile operators, CLA says
26 Jun 2018
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Vodafone announces 5G trials in seven UK cities

Rolling out from October, the UK network operator labels its 5G testing 'the most comprehensive to date'
21 Jun 2018
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Russia will stream the World Cup in VR with 5G

Russia is the latest country to use a sporting event to test 5G
12 Jun 2018
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