Networks

Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs despite strong quarterly earnings

Cisco logo in purple
Networking giant beats analysts' expectations for income and revenues but continues with its restructuring plans
15 Aug 2013

Smart meter roll-out vendors selected in contracts totalling £2.38bn

A smart meter
Telefonica, Arqiva, CGI and Capita all selected for UK mass roll-out
14 Aug 2013

BT Sport chooses Aspera for high-speed file transfer at new Stratford production hub

A football match between Manchester United and Arsenal - Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo
Transfer and automation platform to handle live sport workflow between BT Tower and new studio
08 Aug 2013

Websites hacked to host child porn, claims Internet Watch Foundation

Foundation claims hacked websites are storing illegal images, and being linked via legitimate adult content websites
05 Aug 2013

O2 COO: 'Our 4G network will be better than EE’s - even though it won't work with the iPhone 5'

O2's 800MHz wavelength is better than EE's 1800MHz system, says O2 COO Derek McManus
01 Aug 2013

O2 to launch 4G in UK on 29 August

Premium pricing: O2's cheapest tariff will be £26
01 Aug 2013

WAN speeds hindered by slow rollout of fibre

Bandwidth struggling to cope with increased demand, suggests Eclipse Internet's Andrew Saunders
30 Jul 2013

Culture secretary urges councils to reveal broadband plans

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

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

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