Telecoms

Three per cent of UK still on sub-2Mbps broadband, says Ofcom report - UPDATED

Rolling out fibre to the premise sevices in Fell End in Cumbria
Broadband 'an integral part to our everyday lives' says Juniper Networks
09 Dec 2014

Man of Steel: an interview with Barrett Steel group IT director Tim Thackray

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Group IT director Tim Thackray explains how he's laying out a network and telecommunication infrastructure to future-proof Barrett Steel
03 Dec 2014

National roaming a 'flawed' concept that will hinder UK mobile market

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EE, O2 and GSMA underline opposition to plans, but rural business group says thousands would benefit
28 Nov 2014

BT bids to buy back O2

Deal could be worth £10bn, but BT claims it is interested in another mobile operator's business too
24 Nov 2014

Vodafone denies working with government to create network for spying on citizens

Snowden files suggest Cable & Wireless - now part of Vodafone - was heavily involved in spying on citizens
23 Nov 2014

SaaS keeps things simple: an interview with Telefonica CIO Brendan O’Rourke

Telefonica CIO Brendan O’Rourke talks to Stuart Sumner about his single-stack SaaS philosophy, outsourcing, and how legacy problems can be very apparent to your customers
06 Nov 2014

Worcestershire Council awards HP huge IT managed services contract

HP was cheapest option, says council, and will manage council's migration from legacy telecoms platforms onto new UC platform
29 Sep 2014

BT reaches 800Mbps downstream speeds over copper in latest trial

Telecoms giant claims there could be no need for more 'expensive, disruptive and time consuming' FTTH
26 Sep 2014

Western security concerns are 'noise on the periphery' says Huawei exec, as firm looks to impress CIOs

Huawei focused on attracting business of CIOs, says SVP Leroy G. Blimegger Jr as firm unveils partnership with Telefonica
17 Sep 2014

Huawei unearths corruption in internal investigation

116 employees suspected of soliciting and accepting bribes from external sales agents
12 Sep 2014

Government claims ‘superfast’ broadband plan is 'on track' after reaching one million homes and businesses in UK

Culture secretary Sajid Javid believes businesses can boost profits by upgrading to 24Mbps broadband
08 Aug 2014

Network connection: How improved connectivity is enabling a safer, more efficient train service

Clayton Nash of Network Rail Telecom tells Danny Palmer how a Cisco network is helping to improve communications across the railway network
07 Aug 2014

National roaming for mobile: where to turn?

Is the government being serious about a national roaming plan that has left mobile networks flabbergasted? Sooraj Shah finds out
28 Jul 2014

Google Fiber on its way to the UK - once it finds the right provider

CityFibre the latest company in talks with Google over move across the Atlantic
18 Jul 2014

UK broadband not 'fit for purpose' claims Federation of Small Businesses

Massive governmental infrastructure rethink is necessary, says group
14 Jul 2014

Telcos should prepare customers for 'price hike' of a mass-surveilance future, warns academic

'Worrying' data retention bill effects will feed down to the people, warns Coventry Uni’s Shaikh
10 Jul 2014

What's behind Huawei's UK expansion?

Chinese telecoms supplier's new Bristol research lab is but a small part of an ambitious three-year plan for Europe.
12 Jun 2014

Huawei bringing R&D centre to Bristol, George Osborne loves it

Chinese company promises to create 300 new research jobs by 2017
10 Jun 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Vodafone to cut 121 jobs after shutting down Burton offices

Review of property portfolio leads to telecoms giant wielding the axe
12 May 2014

Polycom video conferencing enables improved cardiology care at Evelina Children’s Hospital

Frank Baldesare tells Computing how video technology combined with an ultrasound unit has benefited staff and ultimately patients
24 Apr 2014

Wales is botching its £425m superfast broadband rollout, says former BT head

Welsh government should have marketed it better, says John Davies
09 Apr 2014

DCMS issues tender to find ‘superfast’ broadband solution for remaining five per cent of UK

"Government needs to focus on the hardest to reach communities," claims culture secretary Maria Miller
26 Mar 2014

China "extremely concerned" over reports NSA spied on Huawei

US intelligence agency spied on telecoms firm to determine links to Chinese government
24 Mar 2014