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UK Government To Acquire £400 Million Stake In OneWeb

Watch out SpaceX's Elon Musk? British government and Bharti Global announce deal to acquire satellite broadband company OneWeb

2 days ago

Huawei Approved To Build £1 Billion Research Centre In Cambridge

Facility in Cambridge will become international HQ of Huawei's fiber optic communications business and will create 400 jobs

1 week ago

Virgin Media Broadband Down, Thousands Impacted

Thousands of Virgin Media customers working from home are reportedly affected by outage, across various parts of the country

1 week ago

Openreach Suspends G.fast Broadband Rollout Until 2021

Openreach confirms that the rollout of G.Fast, technology that speeds up copper-based broadband connections, will be paused until next year

2 weeks ago

US Government To Reject Pacific Undersea Cable – Report

Undersea cable funded by Google and Facebook, connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong, is to be blocked by US over…

2 weeks ago

BT Begins Talk To Sell Stake In Openreach – Report

Selling off the crown jewels? BT is reportedly in talks to sell a multi billion pound stake in its hugely…

2 months ago

Alphabet To Deploy Google Project Loon In Mozambique

Loon signs deal with South African operator Vodacom to deliver balloon-powered high speed 4G and internet connectivity to rural provinces…

2 months ago

BT Suspends Dividend To Funnel Investment Into FTTP Broadband, 5G

For the first time in a decade BT suspends its dividend to free up cash for investment in fibre to…

2 months ago

Virgin Media And O2 Join Forces In Joint Venture

Major UK telecom shakeup...O2's ownership odyssey continues, with confirmation it is to merge with Virgin Media to take on the…

2 months ago

SpaceX Promises To Fix ‘Brightness’ From Satellite Fleet

Stargazer complaints about the growing fleet of SpaceX satellite ruining their ability to see the stars has brought a response…

2 months ago