Networks

Culture secretary urges councils to reveal broadband plans

New culture secretary Maria Miller for the Department for Culture Media and Sport image
Maria Miller wants residents and businesses to know what broadband speeds to expect in the near future
29 Jul 2013

BT claims strong fibre broadband figures in the first quarter

Ian Livingstone is to step down from his role at BT for a government post
BT Retail has clear dominance of Openreach network with market share of more than one-third
25 Jul 2013

EE doubles 4G users to 687,000 - claims it is on target to sign-up one million by 2014

EE 4GEE Taxi London Westminster
Some 2.6 per cent of its UK customers are now using 4G
24 Jul 2013

Cisco acquires Sourcefire for $2.7bn

Deal will help Cisco to deliver 'pervasive advanced threat protection'
23 Jul 2013

Huawei developing 5G technology with a view to launching in 2020

Chinese telecoms firm has 200 people working on the project
22 Jul 2013

Government to review Huawei's UK cyber security centre

Whitehall seeks to ensure it has right security measures in place
18 Jul 2013

BT acting like a 'vampire death-squid' in rural broadband market

Telecoms giant accused of monopolistic tactics by rivals
18 Jul 2013

AT&T to acquire Leap Wireless for $1.2bn

US telecoms giant will acquire Leap's licenses, network assets, retail stores and five million subscribers
15 Jul 2013

4G speed test to be conducted by end of 2013, says Ofcom

3G networks also to be tested to see what the benefits are of upgrading to 4G
08 Jul 2013

Opinion: why there are a million clouds on the horizon

Lew Moorman, president of Rackspace, explains that no single cloud will be able to fulfil every customer's needs
04 Jul 2013

Nokia buys Siemens out of telecoms equipment joint venture for €1.7bn

Nokia re-united with telecoms equipment arm as Siemens gets out of communications
01 Jul 2013

Opinion: Fibre is good for you, but not when it's taxed

David Barker of 4D Data Centres argues that the government's fibre tax rules are confusing, and anti-competitive
28 Jun 2013

Government to invest only £250m of £100bn infrastructure fund on broadband

Broadband spend is miniscule compared to other infrastructure investments
27 Jun 2013

Lotus F1 announces Juniper Networks infrastructure partnership

Juniper Networks will provide Formula One team with 'mission-critical' systems for use in racing, testing and car design
27 Jun 2013

Bottoms up: pub chain Mitchells & Butlers' top-to-toe IT overhaul

When Mitchells & Butlers embarked on a five-year top-to-bottom IT infrastructure upgrade, it touched every part of the company’s business
26 Jun 2013

EE provides Tech City with 80Mbps 4G services

Partnership aims to attract more interest and investment in the UK
24 Jun 2013

Top 10 telecommunications stories of 2013 so far

4G, mobile, broadband and the handling of data all feature in a busy first six months in the telecoms industry
14 Jun 2013

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2013: A farewell to Ethernet?

HP argues that intelligent wireless access points and SDN may make Ethernet a thing of the past in enterprises
11 Jun 2013

Three UK 3G services back up in London, still down elsewhere

A Three UK spokesperson declines to comment on cause of outage
04 Jun 2013

Three UK 3G network is down

Customers flock to Twitter to complain at network failure. Claim network has been down since last night
04 Jun 2013

Dimension Data to provide infrastructure support for London Gateway

ICT solutions provider to install data centre architecture and physical infrastructure
03 Jun 2013

'We expect to make money from Google Fiber' says Google

Fibre cable business due to widen beyond Kansas City network pilot project
31 May 2013

WAN optimisation: Etex uses Ipanema and Easynet to connect new subsidiary

Construction group infrastructure manager explains what influenced his decision to implement WAN optimisation through a service provider
28 May 2013

BSkyB 'free ride' with BBC data signal has to stop, says broadcaster

BBC considering charging BskyB for transmitting its programming
23 May 2013