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Socitm urges public-sector CIOs to drive superfast broadband rollout

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A new report argues that they must use their local knowledge to tackle 'notspots'
31 Jan 2012

Cambridgeshire council seeks supplier to make significant investment in broadband rollout

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Council needs to tap private sector for £70m
30 Jan 2012

One-third of English councils are ready for superfast broadband

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

2011 Round-up: Broadband rollout in the UK

How is the government’s plan for a superfast broadband network playing out?
29 Dec 2011

Government threatens to withdraw broadband funding from slacking authorities

Draft plans for rollout have to be submitted by February
15 Dec 2011

Ofcom report: UK lags competitors in take up of superfast broadband

The report is the regulator’s sixth International Communications Market study
14 Dec 2011

Government ready to fork out for mobile coverage extension

Paves the way to extend mobile coverage to whole of the UK
13 Dec 2011

FOI request shows broadband money goes unspent

The Countryside Alliance claims the government is not delivering on its promise
09 Dec 2011

The Federation of Small Businesses calls for further investment in broadband

It says that the government is focusing too much on investment in urban areas
08 Dec 2011

Chew-chewing on a bounty


02 Dec 2011

Government plan puts superfast broadband on the map

National Infrastructure Plan reveals the superfast haves and have-nots
30 Nov 2011

Chancellor promises 10 technology hubs in Autumn Statement

Osborne also announced plans to accelerate deployment of superfast broadband
29 Nov 2011

Kroes suggests raising copper prices to support broadband rollout

The EC vice president hopes this will make ISPs commit to investment
29 Nov 2011

BT and Commendium last remaining bidders for Highlands and Islands broadband pilot after rivals pull out

Cable & Wireless and Fujitsu are no longer part of the bidding process
28 Nov 2011

Nokia Siemens to cut 17,000 jobs worldwide

Major restructuring to focus on mobile broadband is underway
23 Nov 2011

Geo Networks quits Broadband Delivery UK, criticising BT's prices

Geo Networks' CEO releases damning statement claiming BT's pole and duct prices are too high
16 Nov 2011

Tata boosts its transatlantic internet cable to 40Gbit/s

Bandwidth boost set to benefit business and carriers
16 Nov 2011

Fast broadband? I’ll believe it when I get it


14 Nov 2011

UK government should combine network infrastructure plans, urge telecoms groups

Plea to pool funds for broadband, energy and health networks
10 Nov 2011

Increase to mobile coverage obligation moves nearer

MP behind May Commons debate encouraged by progress on increasing coverage from 95 to 98 per cent
10 Nov 2011

Ofcom infrastructure report reveals fast broadband winners and losers

Northern Ireland tops fast broadband league, while Wales gets wooden spoon
02 Nov 2011

BT speeds up fibre broadband rollout

Telco is recruiting more engineers in bid to hit its fast broadband target one year early
31 Oct 2011

Europe's super-fast broadband bill could top €200bn

The cost of upgrading Europe's broadband networks will dwarf the amount pledged so far
27 Oct 2011