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Silicon In Focus Podcast: The Business Case for Mobile

Learn why your business should embrace more mobile devices to gain commercial advantages and an engaged workforce. We'll explore the…

3 months ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: Connectivity in Orbit

Welcome to the Silicon In Focus Podcast, where we bring you the latest insights and discussions at the intersection of…

3 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…

5 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Web 3.0 in Your Pocket

What is Web 3.0 for mobile devices, and how does it differ from previous iterations of the web on mobile…

5 months ago

BT Halts Sale Of New Copper Lines On Openreach Network

As UK full fibre rollout continues, BT announces halt to sales of new copper telephones lines, after more than a…

8 months ago

Amazon Builds $120m Florida Facility For Internet Satellites

Amazon says building massive processing facility in Florida for Project Kuiper broadband satellites as it races to catch up to…

10 months ago

Google Sister Project Brings Laser-Powered Internet To India

Google sister project Taara uses back-end laser communications tech from defunct Project Loon to bring broadband to rural India

11 months ago

Biden To Announce Broadband Funding In Major Speech

US president Joe Biden to announce funding plans under $42.5bn plan to bring broadband to rural and underserved areas

11 months ago

Silicon UK Pulse: Your Tech News Update: Episode 3

Welcome to Silicon Pulse – your roundup of the latest tech news and developments impacting your business for the week…

1 year ago

Ofcom Finds Millions Missing Out On Cheaper Broadband

Telecoms regulator Ofcom finds about 4 million eligible households missing out on cut-rate social tariffs for broadband due to low…

1 year ago

Government Sets Aside £150 Million For Full 5G Connectivity By 2030

Government investment to expand 5G coverage in UK, as Digital Poverty Alliance says connectivity is a necessity for everyone

1 year ago

Vodafone Fixes Broadband Outage That Affected Thousands

Vodafone fixes home broadband outage that took out service for 11,000 users across the country for most of the day…

1 year ago

Ofcom Crackdown After ISPs Miss Broadband Switching Deadline

Uswitch says £1.85 billion has been lost in broadband savings, amid industry failure to implement easy broadband switching rules

1 year ago

Virgin Media Suffers Broadband Outage, Again

Second outage for Virgin Media broadband users on Tuesday, leaves company executives red faced and customers angry

1 year ago

Virgin Media Broadband Outage Affects Thousands

Thousands of users across the UK report problems with Virgin Media home broadband as overnight outage lasts for hours

1 year ago

Ofcom Opens Probe Into BT Customer Contracts

Telecoms regulator Ofcom to investigate BT and subsidiaries EE and Plusnet over potential lack of clarity in customer contracts

1 year ago

Google Spins Out Secret Telecom Project Aalyria

Project Loon successor, Aalyria, seeks to “radically” improve satellite communications, Wi-Fi on planes and ships, and cellular connectivity

2 years ago

EU Plans Consultation On Tech Giants’ Contribution To Telco Costs

European Commission to launch consultation on whether tech multinationals should contribute to cost of EU telecoms networks amdist controversy

2 years ago

Google Fiber Plans US Network Expansion – Report

Google Fiber resurfaces. Network to be expanded to offer speedy internet connectivity to cities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska and…

2 years ago

Eutelsat In Talks To Acquire OneWeb

Merger with Eutelsat would give OneWeb shareholders – including UK government – 50 percent stake in combined group, but securing…

2 years ago

BT Seeks To Keep Network Running, After CWU Sets Strike Dates

Carrier frustrated after trade union rejects BT's highest pay award in 20 years, and sets strike date on 29 July…

2 years 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

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Gigabyte Broadband Pledge At Risk, Warns Spending Watchdog

UK pledge to close the digital divide of broadband services for urban and rural customers is at risk, says Parliament's…

2 years ago

Starlink Plans Services In India As SpaceX Breaks Launch Record

Starlink to apply for commercial licence to provide satellite broadband services in India, as parent company SpaceX breaks own launch…

2 years ago

Alphabet X Links Congo Cities With Beams Of Light

Alphabet experiment uses invisible beams of light to create affordable high-speed internet link across Congo River from Brazzaville to Kinshasa

3 years ago

Government To Open Lampposts, Bus Shelters For 5G Expansion

Two year Government project to make it easier for operators to install 5G kit on street furniture such as lampposts…

3 years ago

Broadband Speeds Rise 20 Percent Since Start Of Covid-19

But 134,000 properties in the United Kingdom are still unable to get a decent broadband connectivity, Ofcom's latest research shows

3 years ago

Ofcom: Telecom Firms Must Do More To Help Struggling Customers

Despite falling average telecom prices, two million UK homes are struggling to afford internet access, comms regulator finds

3 years ago

White House Signals Compromise On Broadband Funding

Biden administration indicates willingness to accept Republicans' lower funding offer for broadband plan, amidst negotiations over broader $2tn package

3 years ago