Carriers

Coronavirus: Ofcom Labels Eamonn Holmes 5G Comments ‘Ill-judged’

Ofcom warns London Live after David Icke conspiracy theory interview, and issues guidance to ITV after Eamonn Holmes' 5G comments

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Pandemic Ends 700 Years Tradition After Virtual Parliament Approval

Plan for a virtual parliament has been approved, breaking a 700 year tradition of law makers conducting business in the…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Ofcom To Investigate Eamonn Holmes Over 5G Comments

He should know better. Ofcom investigating “as a priority” after Eamonn Holmes makes 5G Coronavirus comment on television

4 months ago

Huawei Warns Of ‘Disservice’ To UK If Excluded From 5G

No u-turn please. Open letter from UK boss of Huawei defends 5G role, amid growing disquiet over Chinese government actions…

4 months ago

US Agencies In Favour Of Axing China Telecom US Licence

Ability of Chinese teleco to provide communication and data services between US and China could be jeopardy amid review of…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: YouTube Clamps Down On Videos Linking 5G To Covid-19

Fuelled by ill-informed celebrities, Google's YouTube bans all conspiracy theory videos falsely linking Coronavirus to 5G networks, after masts vandalised

4 months ago

Coronavirus: BT Pledges No Job Losses During Pandemic

No job losses during pandemic, pledges BT, as carrier also suspends future fibre-to-the-premise and G.fast build plans, and implements manager…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Thanks Broadband Providers, As 563 Died In One Day

During daily Coronavirus briefing, government thanks the business community for its response, as 563 die in a single day from…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: UK Removes Data Caps For Home Broadband

Netflix bingeing...main ISPs and operators in the UK agree to remove data caps on fixed-line broadband during the Coronavirus pandemic

4 months ago

Coronavirus: BT Halts Home-Visits For Broadband Engineers

BT Openreach engineers will no longer visit homes to install new broadband connections, but exceptions will be made for the…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Ofcom Advice For Staying Connected At Home

'Stay connected' campaign tells people to move routers away from other electrical devices and don't use microwave during video calls

5 months ago

Coronvirus: Netflix Cuts Traffic To India

Streaming giant says it will reduce traffic to India by 25 percent as India declares total lockdown due to Coronavirus…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Cisco Commits $225 Million To Covid-19 Fight

Networking giant Cisco pledges nearly quarter of a billion dollars to help global community fight the Coronavirus pandemic

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Facebook Joins Netflix, YouTube In Streaming Downgrade

Facebook confirms it will downgrade video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Europe, until bandwidth concerns ease

5 months ago

OneWeb Launches More Satellites, Despite Bankruptcy Report

London-based broadband provider launches more satellites into space to increase coverage, despite Coronavirus and reports of bankruptcy move

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Russia Postpones Sovereign Internet Test

Official government test of Internet that is cut off from rest of the world cancelled by Russia, amid the global…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Netflix, YouTube Lower Streaming Quality To Ease Network Strain

Streaming platforms respond to requests to halt high-definition streaming, with confirmation that Europe will see reduction in video quality

5 months ago

SpaceX Blasts Off More Satellites, Amid Pandemic

Another 60 Starlink satellites fired off into Earth's orbit, as the Coronavirus sweeps the planet and communities below

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Netflix Urged To Stream Low Definition To Ease Network Strain

European Union Commissioner has urged Netflix and other streaming platforms to stop delivering content in high definition

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Vodafone Confirms Mobile Data Traffic Up 50 Percent

World's second largest mobile operator, Vodafone, admits surge in data traffic on its network due to Coronavirus pandemic

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Outage Impacts O2, EE, Vodafone, Three

Mobile networks crash, causing outage for some customers of O2, Vodafone, EE and Three. But it is not down to…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: BT Boss Philip Jansen Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Scale of the Coronavirus pandemic in the UK revealed as BT chief executive Philip Jansen is confirmed as infected with…

5 months ago

EE Extends 5G Network In 21 Towns And Cities

Need for speed? 5G network of mobile operator EE is now available in more than 70 large towns and cities…

5 months ago

US Postpones Huawei Meeting, Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Top-level meeting among Trump administration officials over further actions against Huawei, has been postponed amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic

5 months ago

Budget 2020: Chancellor Pledges £30 Billion Package Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

NHS funding rise, increased sick pay and £5 billion upgrade for broadband connectivity in remote areas to aid remote working

5 months ago

US Extends Huawei Trade Licence Again

US Commerce Department grants its fifth licence extension for Huawei, to allow the Chinese firm to continue trading with US…

5 months ago

Boris Johnson Defeats MP Rebellion Over Hauwei Decision

Parliamentary rebellion from a number of Tory MPs over Government decision to allow Huawei limited role in 5G networks has…

5 months ago

Virgin Media Data Breach Impacts 900,000 Customers

Privacy gaffe. Personal data of 900,000 Virgin Media customers was left on an unsecured marketing database for ten months, ISP…

5 months ago

US Senators Urge UK To Reconsider Huawei Decision

Bipartisan group of US senators urge the United Kingdom to reconsider decision to allow Huawei limited access for 5G networks

5 months ago

Nokia At Centre Of Merger Speculation – Report

Media report that Nokia is exploring its strategic options including asset sales or mergers, triggers rise in share price

5 months ago