Carriers

CMA Begins Phase 2 Probe Of Vodafone Merger With Three UK

Deadline expired for Vodafone to allay CMA concerns over merger with Three UK. In-depth Phase 2 investigation begins

3 weeks ago

FCC To Vote This Month To Restore Net Neutrality

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold vote on 25 April to restore Net Neutrality rules in US, overturned by Trump

3 weeks ago

AT&T Says Data Of 7.6 Million Account Holders Leaked On Dark Web

American telecommunications giant AT&T investigates incident after millions of customers’ data published on dark web

3 weeks ago

Ericsson To Cut 1,200 Jobs in Sweden Amid ‘Challenging’ Market

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson blamed “challenging mobile networks market” and “further volume contraction” for job losses

4 weeks ago

Vodafone Germany Confirms 2,000 Job Losses, Amid European Restructuring

More downsizing at Vodafone after German operation announces 2,000 jobs will be axed, as automation increases in the future

4 weeks ago

Vodafone Sells Italian Operation For €8 Billion

Last downsizing move? Vodafone sells off another European unit, namely its Italian operation to Swisscom for €8bn in cash

1 month ago

MWC 2024: BT To Switch On Stand-alone 5G Network In 2024

Stand-alone 5G network in the UK, without a 4G core or anchor, will be switched on in 2024, BT CTO…

2 months ago

Vodafone Completes 3G Network Switch Off In UK

Switching off 3G network in the UK allows Vodafone to “repurpose” 3G spectrum to strengthen 4G and 5G services

2 months ago

BT Completes 3G Switch-Off, With Belfast Site Closure

After more than 20 years of operation, BT confirms that its final 3G mobile site location has been switched off

2 months ago

AT&T Denies Outage Was Due To Cyberattack

Thursday's significant outage of AT&T mobile network in the US, was not down to a cyberattack, operator says

2 months ago

BT Tower In London Sold, And Will Become Luxury Hotel

Landmark BT Tower in central London to become a luxury hotel, after it is sold for £275m to US hotel…

2 months ago

UK Mobile Network Choice ‘Fell By 25 Percent’ In Past Decade

UK has 25 percent fewer mobile networks to choose from than in 2014, with some of largest MVNOs shutting down…

2 months ago

Cisco Confirms It Will Cut More Than 4,000 Jobs

Bad news confirmed for employees at Cisco, after business confirms that more than 4,000 jobs are to be axed

2 months ago

Openreach Confirms Faster Fibre Speeds From 1 April

Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) broadband speeds are to be ‘turbo-charged’, after Openreach launches two new speed tiers

2 months ago

Starlink Not Used By Russian Troops, Says Moscow

Kremlin denies Ukraine claim that Elon Musk's Starlink is being used by Russian troops in occupied territories

2 months ago

French Prosecutors Raid Huawei Office

Huawei says it is fully co-operating, after its French offices were searched last week as part of probe by financial…

2 months ago

BT’s Successor Allison Kirkby To Start As CEO On 1 February

With current chief executive Philip Jansen stepping down at the end of the month, BT confirms February start for new…

3 months ago

T-Mobile US Confirms SpaceX Satellite ‘Direct to Cell’ Launch

SpaceX launches first satellites that will deliver a mobile service to customers of T-Mobile US outside of cell tower range

4 months ago

BT Misses Deadline For Huawei Equipment Removal From Core Network

Nearly there. Carrier fails to completely meet UK government's year-end deadline, for removal of Huawei equipment from core network

4 months ago

Full Fibre Arrives In UK’s Most Remote Inhabited Island

People living on Fair Isle, the UK’s most geographically remote inhabited island, have received a significant connectivity improvement. Openreach has…

4 months ago

BT Risks Fine As Huawei Removal Deadline Nears – Report

UK carrier BT is at risk of a fine as it nears 31 December deadline to replace Huawei equipment from…

4 months ago

NASA Uses Laser To Beam Cat Video From Deep Space

Space communications. NASA JPL streams ultra HD video of cat back to earth from deep space, 19 million miles away…

4 months ago

Full Fibre Broadband Reaches 17 Million UK Homes, Says Ofcom

Ofcom finds that for the first time, over half of homes in all four nations of the UK have access…

4 months ago

Ofcom Proposes Ban On ‘Inflation-Linked’ Mid-Contract Price Hikes

UK regulator Ofcom proposes new rules for consumers to protect against inflation-linked price rises during a contract

4 months ago

Huawei Starts Construction Of First Overseas Plant In France

Huawei says construction of 200m euro 5G network equpment factory plant in Alsace, France, shows commitment to European market

4 months ago

UK Mobile Giants ‘Overcharged Users’ £3.3bn, Lawsuit Claims

Class action lawsuit claims mobile companies' 'loyalty penalty' contracts have overcharged consumers billions since 2007

4 months ago

Three Apologises After Outage Affects Tens Of Thousands

Three apologises after Friday outage affects tens of thousands of customers' calls and mobile internet services

5 months ago

Amazon Confirms ‘100% Success’ For Prototype Kuiper Satellites

Amazon's Kuiper satellite network will begin large scale deployment by mid 2024, after success with two prototypes

5 months ago