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
Copper broadband phaseout will leave UK customers with higher bills and less choice, says comparison site
It seems people are OK with paying more for faster internet, though
25 Feb 2021
House Republicans introduce legislation for outright ban on municipal broadband in the US
Doomed bill seems to forget municipal broadband exists due to failures of private sector
19 Feb 2021
Want your broadband fixed? Best write to your MP, UK's Zen Internet tells customer
Well, that's a new one
18 Feb 2021
Virgin Media adds 200% to its new broadband contracts in 2020, slips back in black (just)
But the growth can't last forever...
16 Feb 2021
UK's Superfast Broadband programme delivered value for money, says report, just don't ask about rural deployments
Which are – you guessed it – behind schedule
03 Feb 2021
Get off my lawn: UK.Gov looks to reform land access laws for network operators weeks after PAC savages full-fibre gigabit targets for 2025
What do we want? Better coverage! How do we want it? Without actual infrastructure
27 Jan 2021
The UK's first industrial contribution to the ISS: An end to sneakernet for spacefarers
In Brief Also: First all-commercial crew named, Boeing readies Starliner again and NASA's ex-boss is off to private equity
27 Jan 2021
Google's Alphabet sticks a pin in its Loon internet broadband service
It never really took off (commercially), apparently
22 Jan 2021
Surprising everyone, spending watchdog says the UK's 2025 deadline for nationwide gigabit broadband is 'unreachable'
Regulatory hurdles, funding, pandemic, and Huawei have made this a big ask – but industry remains determined
08 Jan 2021
UK on track to miss even its slashed full-fibre gigabit coverage goals, warn MPs
Plus: Govt has no targets at all for 5G deployment, claims telco insider
22 Dec 2020
UK comms regulator: Could we interest sir in a bespoke broadband speed estimate?
New Ofcom rules require ISPs to give more personalised measures
15 Dec 2020