broadband access

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 weeks 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

10 months ago

President Biden Targets Tech Monolopies, Data Collection

Sweeping executive order signed by US President Joe Biden on Friday targets tech giant domination, broadband provision, data collection, right…

11 months ago

OneWeb Gains Additional $500m Funding From Bharti

Busy period for OneWeb with additional funding, launch of more satellites, and signing deal with BT for rural broadband provision

11 months ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

1 year ago

One In Four UK Homes Can Access Gigabyte Broadband, Ofcom Says

UK communications regulator Ofcom reveals 8 million British homes can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps, despite pandemic

1 year ago

Ofcom Probes BT Charges For Rural Broadband Connections

Telecoms watchdog launches probe of BT after some rural customers face quotes of over £100,000 for broadband installation or upgrade

2 years ago

Amazon Gains FCC Approval For $10 Billion Broadband Satellite Project

Watch out SpaceX and OneWeb, as Amazon's Project Kuiper gains official approval from the FCC for 3,200 broadband satellites

2 years ago

Google Project Loon Finally Approved For Kenya Deployment

Two years after deal was first signed, Project Loon is approved by Kenyan government for 4G connectivity via high altitude…

2 years ago

OneWeb Satellite Network Fails To Gain Russian Approval

Russia continues to say 'net' to British firm's plan to offer broadband satellite services in that country

3 years ago

New Broadband Code Of Practice For ISPs

Bye bye for "up to" speed claims. New rules surrounding minimum broadband line speeds come into force

3 years ago

Government Pledges Nationwide Full Fibre Broadband By 2033

Need for speed. Government plan revealed for all households and businesses to enjoy 1Gbps by 2033

4 years ago

Poor Broadband Hinders Education Of 1.2 Million Children

Digital poverty line. Poor broadband line speeds see 1.2 million children falling behind, survey finds

4 years ago

Ofcom Publishes New Rules To Deliver Full Fibre Broadband

Package of new measures to increase investment in full fibre networks to UK homes and businesses

4 years ago

Tales In Tech History: BT And the Creation Of BT Openreach

The debate on Openreach's future has been raging for the past few years, so we thought it was time to…

4 years ago

Investigation Slams ‘Dreadful’ Broadband In New Homes

Working from home? Best not do it in a new home then, as investigation reveals 'shocking state' of broadband for…

5 years ago

Ofcom Details Plan To Open Up BT Openreach Ducts & Poles

Regulator wants rivals to have fair access to BT's underground pipes and telegraph poles

5 years ago

Which? Bad Broadband Campaign To Tackle Poor Connections

Buffering hell. Which? campaign to help 'millions of households' suffering from poor broadband

5 years ago

Ofcom Mulls Automatic Compensation For Broadband Problems

Regulator rejects industry proposals, and proposes instant compensation for when landline and broadband services goes wrong

5 years ago

LGA Urges Cheap Broadband For Poorest People

Local Government Association calls for USO to include 'social tarrif' to aid connectivity for society's poorest

6 years ago

Google Station To Provide Free Wi-Fi Across India’s Public Hotspots

Facebook’s Internet.org project is about to get some competition in India

6 years ago