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Google Fiber plans expansion into 34 more US cities

Google Fiber
Rapid advance could spell serious threat to established telcos
20 Feb 2014

City University London seeking data storage service solution

People in a contract negotiation
The university wants to replace part of its ageing storage infrastructure in £600k deal
23 Jan 2014

Vodafone and Sky could team up to battle BT broadband dominance

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

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

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

Google in talks with media companies over streaming TV channels

Could this be another part of Google's Fiber plans?
17 Jul 2013

Opinion: Fibre is good for you, but not when it's taxed

David Barker of 4D Data Centres argues that the government's fibre tax rules are confusing, and anti-competitive
28 Jun 2013

Government to invest only £250m of £100bn infrastructure fund on broadband

Broadband spend is miniscule compared to other infrastructure investments
27 Jun 2013

Google named in suspected fibre ‘tie-up’ with Colt managed IT services

Could Google Fiber Europe expansion soon be a reality?
18 Jun 2013

Top 10 telecommunications stories of 2013 so far

4G, mobile, broadband and the handling of data all feature in a busy first six months in the telecoms industry
14 Jun 2013

'We expect to make money from Google Fiber' says Google

Fibre cable business due to widen beyond Kansas City network pilot project
31 May 2013

When technology meets art: embracing a digital future at the Southbank Centre

London’s Southbank Centre is on course to become the world’s most technologically advanced arts complex
14 May 2013

BT's annual profits rise despite revenue fall

BT claims it has created 3,000 jobs in past year through its investments
10 May 2013

Consumers need to take the FTTH fight to their MPs

"Broadband will be viewed as narrowband in the future," says Sony Pictures
22 Feb 2013

Government slammed for no-show at fibre-to-the-home conference

FTTH Council "disappointed" at absence of Whitehall officials
20 Feb 2013

Wales ‘high-speed’ broadband network rollout gets go-ahead

BT to ensure 96 per cent of Welsh premises have access to high-speed broadband by 2015
22 Jan 2013

FTTH Council determined to get funding flowing to regional fibre projects

FTTH Council aims to bring together big investors and smaller projects like B4RN
22 Jan 2013

BT's 'bogus' FTTH stance is short-changing UK consumers and economy, says lobby group

FTTH Council says there's plenty of pent-up demand for bonafide fibre
21 Jan 2013

BT to cut cost of Fibre-to-the-Premises broadband from June 2013

37 per cent price drop aimed at encouraging SMEs to take it up
05 Dec 2012

BT brings forward fibre rollout completion date to spring 2014

Rollout of UK fibre broadband network running 18 months ahead of schedule, claims BT
01 Nov 2012

EU to give go-ahead for UK super-fast broadband scheme

£530m of state funding to be approved following delay caused by investigation
08 Oct 2012

'No way we’ve been overinflating': BT responds to rural broadband price hike allegations

80 per cent superfast mark-up allegations come from 'detractors' says spokesperson
02 Oct 2012