Main contractor J McCann insists it takes its obligations 'very seriously'
23 Jul 2021
India changes tack and tenders for public-private partnerships to complete national broadband rollout
Tender issued to wire 361,000 thousand more villages, with $2.5bn subsidies dangled
23 Jul 2021
In the '80s, satellite comms showed promise – soon it'll be a viable means to punt internet services at anyone anywhere
Feature We've come a long way from Terry Wogan's celeb interviews
22 Jul 2021
BT to phase out 3G in UK by 2023 for EE, Plusnet, BT Mobile subscribers
Cos 4G and 5G will be all hunky-dory by then, yeah?
15 Jul 2021
Why won't you copper-ate? Openreach offers capped fibre line rental to wholesalers in bid to shift all that FTTP
Nation's broadband plumber increasingly desperate to ditch its copper network
01 Jul 2021
Openreach to UK businesses: Switch is about to hit the fan. Prepare for withdrawal of the copper-based phone network now or risk disruption
PSTN to be axed in 2025
01 Jul 2021
Price-capped broadband on hold for New York State after judge rules telcos would 'suffer unrecoverable losses'
Injunction halts introduction of $15-a-month fee for low-income households
14 Jun 2021
UK launches consultation on forcing landlords to allow gigabit broadband upgrades
We want to give your property better internets for free, pls respond
09 Jun 2021
UK's BT starts trials of new hollow-core optical fibre networks
Promises lower latencies, higher power thresholds
01 Jun 2021
10.8 million UK homes now have access to gigabit-capable broadband, with much of the legwork done by Virgin Media
That's 37% of the country covered, and BT is expected to pick up the pace too
14 May 2021
Openreach slaps another 5 million premises on top of FTTP connection target, expects to pay 'minimal tax in the UK' over next few years
We'll hire 7,000 to get it done by 2026, says boss
13 May 2021
Maybe high-speed internet is infrastructure after all, say US Republicans in proposal to spend $65bn over five years
Our plan is better than President Biden's, they claim, with few details
23 Apr 2021
FCC urges Americans to run internet speed app to counter Big Cable's broadband data fudging
Effort to get accurate info gets more serious under new chairwoman
12 Apr 2021
Openreach out and hike prices on legacy fixed-line products: Broadband plumber pulls trigger after Ofcom gives the nod
BT Group arm says it'll 'encourage' switch to modern kit; ISP says consumers on legacy CAN'T switch
01 Apr 2021
Biden's $2tn infrastructure plan includes massive broadband rollout, equates internet access with water and power as essential utilities
Plus $50bn pledge to boost chip R&D and fabbing in Land of the Free
31 Mar 2021
Grotesque soundbyte alert: UK government opens wallet to help rural areas get 'gigafit'
Tough luck if you're in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
19 Mar 2021
Ofcom says no price controls on full-fibre broadband until 2031, giving BT's Openreach the kick to 'build like fury'
Analyst: 'Ultimate winner is BT as it's avoided cost-based regulation for next half decade'
18 Mar 2021
ISP industry blasts UK Telecoms Security Bill for vague requirements, high costs of compliance
'They're dictating how to monitor networks, without fully understanding the impact on the sector'
12 Mar 2021