Telecoms

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

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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

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

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

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

Firms desperate for people with IT savvy and marketing nous, says IBM

Marketing managers need coding and analytic skills to excel in role
24 May 2012

TalkTalk to deploy Unica to simplify campaign management

Telephony provider says SAS analytics created a ‘datadump’ which made it difficult to analyse customer data and run campaigns
23 May 2012

Remote working during the Olympics

Cesare Garlati, director of consumerisation at Trend Micro, discusses what enterprises need to consider as large numbers of staff prepare to work remotely during the Games
02 May 2012

Everything Everywhere attempts to speed up 4G rollout

Britons 'deserve to have the best infrastructure', says Everything Everywhere CEO
30 Apr 2012

Vodafone agrees £1bn deal to buy Cable & Wireless Worldwide

Mobile operator says deal will be a boon for unified communications in business
23 Apr 2012

Fibre network spend booming, may create social divisions – report

Fibre to the home risks creating an urban elite, warns analyst as Western Europe leads high-speed rollout
22 Apr 2012

European Commission to investigate joint venture for mobile payments

Mobile operator Three says venture raises "serious competition concerns"
16 Apr 2012

Ofcom must play fair over 4G, says Everything Everywhere

Operator says it should be allowed to offer 4G LTE this year
29 Mar 2012

Molson Coors to save £600,000 in three years with SIP trunking

Migration from legacy systems to enable greater collaboration
27 Mar 2012

Budget 2012: 10 cities to get ultra-fast broadband

Birmingham, Bradford, London and Leeds among cities to become 'super-connected'
21 Mar 2012

BT is neglecting small firms


21 Mar 2012

NHS trusts tender for £60m telephone services supplier

NHS’s 111 non-emergency number requires telephone services supplier
20 Mar 2012

NHS body saves £20,000 in six months with knowledge management system

Eptica solution predicted to save Business Services Authority £121,000 in first full year.
19 Mar 2012

Virgin Media awarded contract to provide Wi-Fi on the Underground

Free service to launch in time for the Olympic Games
15 Mar 2012

4G mobile broadband could be available this year, says Ofcom

Everything Everywhere wants to change spectrum use to 4G
13 Mar 2012

European Commission says no to regulatory holidays

Neelie Kroes has derided calls for telecoms operators to be granted regulatory holidays as a tool to spur growth
09 Mar 2012

40 per cent of broadband projects given green light for procurement

Only two local authorities failed to submit initial plans
09 Mar 2012

BT considers appeal against reduced Openreach prices

Ofcom's proposed price caps on BT Openreach receive all-clear by European Commission
08 Mar 2012

Standard Life selects BT for £30m outsourcing deal

BT's five-year communications infrastructure agreement with Standard Life includes WAN and LAN delivery
06 Mar 2012

East Sussex County Council tenders for next-generation broadband infrastructure

Contract could be worth up to £100m
05 Mar 2012

MPs warn of EMP risk to infrastructure IT

Electromagnetic pulse weapons could fry computerised controls behind the UK’s major infrastructure, says Defence Committee
22 Feb 2012