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Government claims ‘superfast’ broadband plan is 'on track' after reaching one million homes and businesses in UK

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Culture secretary Sajid Javid believes businesses can boost profits by upgrading to 24Mbps broadband
08 Aug 2014

Google Fiber on its way to the UK - once it finds the right provider

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CityFibre the latest company in talks with Google over move across the Atlantic
18 Jul 2014

UK broadband not 'fit for purpose' claims Federation of Small Businesses

4G speed test results from UK Broadband network in Southwark while driving
Massive governmental infrastructure rethink is necessary, says group
14 Jul 2014

Government reveals successful bidders for £10m rural broadband cash pot

£10m to be used by firms to explore ways to take 'superfast' broadband to remote areas
20 Jun 2014

Wales is botching its £425m superfast broadband rollout, says former BT head

Welsh government should have marketed it better, says John Davies
09 Apr 2014

MPs slam government for allowing BT rural broadband 'monopoly'

"The government has failed to deliver meaningful competition in the procurement of its £1.2bn rural broadband programme," says Margaret Hodge MP
01 Apr 2014

DCMS issues tender to find ‘superfast’ broadband solution for remaining five per cent of UK

"Government needs to focus on the hardest to reach communities," claims culture secretary Maria Miller
26 Mar 2014

'Cloud doesn’t exist where broadband doesn’t exist,' says Essex CIO

David Wilde tells Think Cloud for Government event that more infrastructure needed to support cloud in rural areas
25 Mar 2014

Government allocates £250m rural broadband cash

England to get the vast majority of the funds - £184m
26 Feb 2014

EE working on emergency fix to security flaw - UPDATED

Provider's broadband customers who signed up after early 2012 are affected, as are earlier customers who upgraded their routers
21 Jan 2014

Vodafone and Sky could team up to battle BT broadband dominance

BT has invested millions in TV and broadband, and rivals could merge to combat growing threat
20 Jan 2014

New ‘superfast’ broadband rollout for Scotland

39,000 more homes and businesses to get access to fibre broadband
16 Jan 2014

Superfast broadband more important to economy than airport expansion or high-speed rail, says IET

Research by Institution of Engineering and Technology says broadband provides the most economic benefit
23 Dec 2013

"Superfast broadband" expands to 5,000 more rural premises

Maria Miller hails "Super Switch-on Day" for rural broadband
18 Dec 2013

Gates and Zuckerberg pour $9m into US school broadband scheme

Cash will assist in speed-testing for school internet nationwide
06 Dec 2013

UK High Court finds BT liable for infringing ASSIA patent

BT suggests it won't appeal case and claims decision has 'no material effect on the operation of its networks'
04 Dec 2013

Ofcom identifies spectrum bands that could be used for 5G

New spectrum could expand mobile data capacity by 25 times by 2030
21 Nov 2013

Peterborough Council signs deal with Cityfibre to create 'Gigabit City'

Businesses and residents will get access to broadband download speeds of up to 1Gbps from summer 2014
13 Nov 2013

“Businesses are quite a few years away from needing FTTH broadband,” claims UK manufacturer

Arcol UK has connected to fibre-to-the-home, but believes it could still operate with fibre-to-the-cabinet
11 Nov 2013

Superfast Cornwall has helped companies save time, money and employ more staff - study

80 per cent of businesses surveyed said that 'superfast' broadband has saved them time and money
11 Nov 2013

UK rail users to get high-speed mobile broadband

70 per cent of the travelling public to benefit from better coverage by 2019
01 Oct 2013

Rural broadband rollout slammed for favouring BT and over-running by £230m

Department of Culture mismanaged rural broadband scheme handing BT £1.2bn in assets out of public funds
26 Sep 2013

Visa Europe picks BT to upgrade its communications network

Payments giant signs new five-year contract with telecoms firm
23 Sep 2013

BT “will challenge York broadband project in EU courts”, says CityFibre

Cityfibre's policy and regulation director claims that BT wants to bring Google Fiber-like project to a halt
12 Sep 2013