Telecoms

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

BT red phone kiosk
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

Mobile mast
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

A gavel used at an auction
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

Broadband down across the UK on the busiest e-shopping day of the year

Customers incensed at loss of broadband and the time it may take BT to fix the problem
03 Dec 2012

Virgin to provide Leeds and Bradford with free Wi-Fi

Firm wins contract to provide free citywide Wi-Fi using small cell transmitters
30 Nov 2012

BT slammed for lack of broadband progress in Malvern

Malvern business states that BT 'broke promises'
05 Nov 2012

BT brings forward fibre rollout completion date to spring 2014

Rollout of UK fibre broadband network running 18 months ahead of schedule, claims BT
01 Nov 2012

EE 3G network goes down just days after 4G launch

'We don’t know what the exact issue is,' admits Orange technical support
01 Nov 2012

EE reveals 4G price plans

Contracts range from £36 to £56 a month
23 Oct 2012

Huawei responds to US Congressional Committee report

Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer says committee has failed to explain why it is a 'security threat'
08 Oct 2012

US Congress: Huawei and ZTE 'are a security threat'

Congressional panel claims that the Chinese telecommunications equipment providers could be used for Chinese military and economic espionage
08 Oct 2012

'No way we’ve been overinflating': BT responds to rural broadband price hike allegations

80 per cent superfast mark-up allegations come from 'detractors' says spokesperson
02 Oct 2012

4G auction could be brought forward

Peace talks ongoing between Ofcom, Culture Secretary and mobile operators
02 Oct 2012

Government 'unlikely' to achieve national super-fast broadband objective by 2015

Rural areas at risk of being left off super-fast broadband network, says CLA
24 Sep 2012

Government reveals first 10 cities to receive super-fast broadband funds

Combined £114m provided in attempt to boost economy with faster internet
20 Sep 2012

Government's ‘final third’ superfast broadband solution is 'Westminster myth' says ex-BT manager

BT monopolising fibre to cabinet rollout, says Mitchell
14 Sep 2012

Huawei and ZTE refute spying allegations

US Congress hears statements from Chinese telecoms firms denying equipment has secret back doors
14 Sep 2012