Telecoms

Canada lends Telefónica £170m to buy BlackBerry phones

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Government loan helps Spanish telecoms group to buy BlackBerry's latest technology
08 Apr 2013

TalkTalk calls for government regulation of high-speed broadband

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Chairman Sir Charles Dunstone says 'no one really knows' how BT's government subsidies are being spent
02 Apr 2013

BT and Vodafone stump up millions more for spectrum licences

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4G auction has now raised £2.37bn
04 Mar 2013

MWC: NEC aims to dominate western telco infrastructure and energy storage markets

President expects 50 per cent company profit to come from overseas by 2017
01 Mar 2013

Ofcom proposes price reductions for wholesale data links

BT would have to slash prices by 11 per cent below inflation for three years
25 Feb 2013

BT extends fibre rollout to a further 1.2 million premises

Fast fibre broadband should be available to 19 million premises by spring 2014
12 Feb 2013

BT reports a decline in revenues in Q3, but profits hold up

Europe, financial services sector, price controls and lower demand from fixed lines blamed for decline
01 Feb 2013

Interview with 4G bidder MLL Telecom’s CTO Peter Jennings

Jennings tells Computing what the company would do if it won spectrum at the 4G auction
31 Jan 2013

Nokia Siemens Networks looks to raise €700m from public markets

Telecoms firm wants to use money to pay off debt and fund investment
21 Jan 2013

BT's 'bogus' FTTH stance is short-changing UK consumers and economy, says lobby group

FTTH Council says there's plenty of pent-up demand for bonafide fibre
21 Jan 2013

Huawei profits up 33 per cent as firm eyes ICT opportunities

Chinese tech firm promises more openness as it looks to expand in IT sector
21 Jan 2013

Welsh government to spend £39m on faster broadband in schools

Schools will also receive funds to buy ICT kit
15 Jan 2013

Ericsson sells over 2,000 patents to 'patent troll'

Mobile IP-licensing specialist Unwired Planet will pass on some of the revenues generated to Ericsson
14 Jan 2013

Nine out of 10 companies 'not vulnerable' to cyber attack - or so they say

Most companies believe they are secure – even though half have faced security risks in the past year
10 Jan 2013

Broadband in 2013: Four-letter words beginning with 'F'

BT’s FTTC rollout to near end, as the UK gets its first look at FTTH
26 Dec 2012

Mobile in 2013: Let the 4G battle commence

With the 4G spectrum auction to come, 2013 looks set to be a busy year for mobile
21 Dec 2012

Ofcom announces 4G bidders - BT included

Computing had revealed in July that BT could bid at auction
20 Dec 2012

Telecoms in 2012: A successful year for the UK… in playing catch-up.

A look back at the key events of 2012 in mobile and broadband
19 Dec 2012

US prepared to walk out of ITU talks over internet regulation

US negotiator says America will veto new global telecoms treaty over internet regulations
10 Dec 2012

Three awards Huawei five-year core network deal

Chinese ICT provider handed £120m contract to manage Three's core and ICT networks.
10 Dec 2012

£5.5bn will be invested in 4G, says Vodafone

4G could boost UK GDP by 0.5 per cent
07 Dec 2012

Vodafone: We need to tackle backhaul bottleneck for successful 4G

Mobile operator calls for Ofcom to regulate BT prices
07 Dec 2012

Chancellor delivers boost for broadband and science in Autumn Statement

Twelve cities to share £50m pot for broadband while science gets additional £600m
05 Dec 2012

BT to cut cost of Fibre-to-the-Premises broadband from June 2013

37 per cent price drop aimed at encouraging SMEs to take it up
05 Dec 2012