Telecoms

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

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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

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

Huawei and ZTE refute spying allegations

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

Vodafone 'extremely disappointed' with Everything Everywhere decision

Government and Ofcom need to work together to speed up 800 band auction, says operator
13 Sep 2012

UK Broadband CEO: Fixed wireless is solution to fast broadband rollout woes

‘Joined-up’ network schemes could save money in period of scaled-back tech
12 Sep 2012

Nokia Lumia 920 'to be Everything Everywhere 4G exclusive'

Could be the first phone to offer 4G connectivity - unless the Apple iPhone 5 gets there first
10 Sep 2012

Maria Miller to steer UK broadband policy as Hunt moves to Health

Maria Miller slips into Hunt's shoes at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
04 Sep 2012

Ofcom will 'robustly defend' 4G position against O2

O2 attempts to delay Everything Everywhere's 4G delivery
31 Aug 2012

Analysis: Broadband - is the UK up to speed?

The government insists that the UK will lead Europe when it comes to fast broadband. But where are we placed in relation to the rest of world?
30 Aug 2012

New BlackBerry smartphones unveiled

RIM demonstrates prototypes to mobile carriers. What can we expect?
17 Aug 2012

Government, BT bite back in ‘visionless’ broadband claims

Former BT CTO criticised for remarks over fast broadband rollout
06 Aug 2012

Telco suppliers go from boom to bust

Why are the big telecoms equipment vendors struggling in the age of IP?
06 Aug 2012

Prospect of 4G rollout fails to get IT leaders' pulse racing

Essex County Council CIO David Wilde and a digital start-up give their views on the rollout of 4G
31 Jul 2012

Sky rules itself out of 4G auction; Everything Everywhere wants 4G decision

Sky will not battle against BT and Three for ‘fourth operator’ spectrum
27 Jul 2012

Skype rejects claims it re-architected software to make eavesdropping easier

But dodges claim that centralisation in Microsoft’s cloud will nevertheless help
27 Jul 2012

Lessons of the O2 outage


25 Jul 2012

Texting now more popular than talking in UK, says Ofcom

Texting also outstrips face-to-face meeting by nine per cent
18 Jul 2012

Analysis: Whose e-wallet is right on the money?

With the e-wallet market becoming increasingly crowded, Peter Gothard asks whether any of the rival offerings has what it takes to reign supreme
18 Jul 2012

Neelie Kroes outlines proposals to boost next-gen broadband competition and investment

European Commission vice president promises more help for small and start-up service providers
13 Jul 2012

O2 network hit by major outages; 2G service now restored, says provider

24 hours of problems for customers coming to an end, states O2
12 Jul 2012

Telcos unite to form global M2M technology alliance

Group will work with Jasper Wireless technologies to promote global standards
11 Jul 2012

UK carriers set to get EU nod for mobile payments joint venture

Vodafone, O2 and Everything Everywhere set to get regulatory approval for Project Oscar
10 Jul 2012

Vodafone gets European Commission approval to acquire Cable & Wireless

Ruling means company will become world's second-largest telco
06 Jul 2012

Telefonica signs mobile payment agreement with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and RIM

Direct-to-bill payments capability will be available to subscribers across Europe by the end of the year
06 Jul 2012