Telecoms

Ofcom must play fair over 4G, says Everything Everywhere

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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

call-centre
Migration from legacy systems to enable greater collaboration
27 Mar 2012

Budget 2012: 10 cities to get ultra-fast broadband

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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

How to resolve the rural broadband dilemma


21 Feb 2012

BT is having a laugh at our expense


21 Feb 2012

BT considers appeal against proposed infrastructure price caps

Ofcom wants Openreach to charge less for accessing its lines
06 Feb 2012

BT to offer 300Mbit/s fibre to the home in 2013

On-demand service will be available to homes and businesses in FTTC-enabled areas – for a fee
03 Feb 2012

One-third of English councils are ready for superfast broadband

Authorities can apply for an additional £100m to fund broadband plans
27 Jan 2012

BT and Everything Everywhere extend 4G LTE trial in Cornwall to June 2012

Residents in remote area enjoy an average download speed of 7Mbit/s
26 Jan 2012

Virgin Media tests 4G in London

Tests run ahead of the spectrum auction later this year
23 Jan 2012

Mobile technology that is ‘100 times faster than 3G’ given go-ahead

IMT-Advanced will make current smartphone connections seem like a dial-up internet connection
20 Jan 2012

Jeremy Hunt threatens to withdraw £530m broadband funding

Culture Secretary has told councils that they must sign contracts by end of 2012
20 Jan 2012

Interview: Rob Joyce, head of LTE, O2

O2’s 4G guru talks to Computing about the future of mobile wireless in the UK, high bandwidth applications, and where 4G fits in alongside 3G and Wi-Fi coverage
10 Jan 2012