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Vodafone In Merger Talks With Three UK – Report

Vodafone is reportedly in talks to merge its UK operations with Three UK, which is owned by Hong Kong-based CK…

1 week ago

Biden Announces Discounted Internet For Low-Income Americans

President Biden announces commitment from 20 US Internet Service Providers for discounted monthly connection for those on low-incomes

1 week ago

NCSC Confirms Russia Responsible For Viasat Hack

British and US intelligence officials say Russia was behind cyberattack on Viasat communication system – hours before Ukraine invasion

1 week ago

Netflix Sued By Shareholders Over Subscription Disclosure

Disgruntled Netflix shareholders are suing streaming giant Netflix, alleging it misled the market after a significant drop in subscriber numbers

2 weeks ago

Industry Groups Drop Challenge To California Net Neutrality Law

Legal challenge from American ISP's to California's strict net neutrality law to protect open Internet, has been dropped after courtroom…

2 weeks ago

BT Opts For AWS As Cloud Provider To Assist In IT Transformation

BT’s digital unit signs five-year deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS), as it transitions its legacy infrastructure and apps to…

2 weeks ago

Global Nations Sign Declaration For Free, Open Internet

Multiple nations including US, UK, France, Germany, Spain, launch 'Declaration for the Future of the Internet' to safeguard open and…

3 weeks ago

Online Safety Bill May Pose Risk To Startups, Suggests Regulator Boss

UK's forthcoming online safety bill risks stifling start-ups, the UK tech regulator chief who will help oversee its eventual implementation

3 weeks ago

BT Signals Intent To Adopt EE Brand For UK Consumers

Rebranding exercise will see telecoms giant BT utilise its EE name as its primary consumer brand for the British market…

3 weeks ago

OneWeb Signs Satellite Launch Deal With India

No more Russia. UK satellite firm OneWeb continues to sign up rocket launch partners, after exiting rocket launches in Russia

4 weeks ago

US Appeals Court Will Not Overturn California Net Neutrality Ruling

US Court of Appeals will not reconsider its decision to uphold California's net neutrality law, but telecom groups may appeal…

4 weeks ago

America Calls On Countries To Halt Missile Strikes Against Satellites

US vice President Kamala Harris calls on other nations to stop destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing

4 weeks ago

Netflix Subscribers Fall For First Time In Ten Years

Streaming giant Netflix reveals loss of subscribers for the first time in ten years, and mulls lower-cost subscription plan with…

4 weeks ago

Openreach Hits Quarter Mark, On Way To 25 Million Full Fibre Build

More than seven million homes and premises in the United Kingdom can now enjoy full fibre broadband goodness, Openreach confirms

1 month ago

Russian Users Sue Netflix For Market Withdraw – Report

Disgruntled Netflix users in Russia have launched a class action lawsuit against streaming giant for leaving the Russian market

1 month ago

Nokia To Withdraw Completely From Russian Market

Ukraine consequence. Finnish telecoms giant Nokia announces total withdrawal from Russian market, affecting 2,000 local jobs

1 month ago

Arson Damages Part Of Openreach Network In Kent

Not again. UK carrier Openreach confirms 7,400 premises impacted by malicious damage to its network, caused by an arson attack…

1 month ago

USAID Sends Ukraine 5,000 Starlink Terminals From SpaceX

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partners with SpaceX to send 5,000 Starlink terminals to Ukraine

1 month ago

Amazon Signs Rocket Deal For Project Kuiper Satellite Launches

Amazon signs huge rocket deal with Arianespace, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and United Launch Alliance (ULA) for Project Kuiper satellites

1 month ago

Ukraine’s Ukrtelecom Suffers Outage After Cyberattack

Major internet disruption in Ukraine this week, after 'nation-scale' cyberattack on national telecoms provider Ukrtelecom

2 months ago

US Court Ends China’s ZTE Probation

Five year US probation for Chinese telecoms firm ZTE, for selling American goods to North Korea and Iran, has been…

2 months ago

Cisco Looks To Hybrid Workplaces With Webex Updates

Cisco unveils hybrid work solutions in its Webex platform, as collaboration becomes vital component in workplaces following the pandemic

2 months ago

OneWeb To Use SpaceX Rockets For Satellite Launches

Bye Russia. Alternative launch option for satellites, after the UK's OneWeb signs agreement with US competitor SpaceX to resume launches

2 months ago

Netflix Raises Prices For British And Irish Users

Streaming giant Netflix raises prices again for users in the United Kingdom and Ireland, as it seeks to invest more…

2 months ago

Elon Musk Warns Donated Starlink Systems Could Be Targeted

SpaceX boss warns Starlink systems donated to Ukraine could be targeted by Russian forces, and offers advice to reduce risk

3 months ago

ICANN Rejects Ukraine Request To Remove Russia

It comes as no surprise that Ukraine's request to internet domain body ICANN to remove Russian domains, has been rejected

3 months ago

Launch Of OneWeb Satellites Halted By Russian Demands

Russian space agency will not launch three dozen OneWeb internet satellites as planned on Friday, unless the UK government removes…

3 months ago

Ukraine Asks ICANN To Remove Russian Domains

Digital fightback by Ukraine sees official letter to internet domain body ICANN, requesting removal of Russian domains from global web

3 months ago

Elon Musk Activates Starlink Satellites For Ukraine

Connectivity donation. Ukraine confirmed it has received Starlink Internet terminals from Elon Musk's SpaceX, amid Russian invasion

3 months ago