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Openreach To Pilot Closure Of Five Telephone Exchange Areas

Plan to close down 4,600 local telephone exchanges begins, as Openreach announces pilot closure of five exchange areas in the…

2 weeks ago

Public Payphone Protections Revealed By Ofcom

BT says it looks forward to working with Ofcom, after regulator reveals measures to stop closures of public payphones in…

3 weeks ago

BT Eagle-i Seeks To Predict, Prevent Cyberattacks

Proactive security approach. New security platform from BT Security, dubbed 'Eagle-i', seeks to predict and prevent cyberattacks

2 months ago

Ofcom Rules To Ease Switching On Different Broadband Networks

New rules to make it simpler to switch broadband supplier in as little as a day, under Ofcom's “One Touch…

2 months ago

O2 Coverage Advert Banned By ASA

Advert by O2 that claimed it had the best coverage citing an uSwitch survey, has been banned by the Advertising…

2 months ago

BT Pledges To Curb Carbon Emissions By 2030

Green pledge. UK telecoms giant BT brings forward its net zero carbon emission target from 2045 to 2030, and sets…

2 months 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 months 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 months ago

BT Takeover Speculation Rises After Deutsche Telekom Comments

Comments made by the CEO of Deutsche Telekom, prompts renewed speculation of German telecoms giant intentions towards the UK's BT

3 months ago

Man Admits Arson After Destroying 5G Mast

Conspiracy theorist David Patterson caused between £100,000 to £150,000 of damages when he set fire to a 5G mobile mast…

3 months 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

4 months ago

BT Confirms 3G Service Will Be ‘Retired’ In 2023

BT 3G connectivity will be retired in 2023, as carrier pledges to make 5G connectivity available in 90 percent of…

5 months ago

BT Reaches Union Agreement Over Modernisation

Threat of strike action removed, after BT Group reaches agreement with its largest union, the Communication Workers Union

5 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

5 months ago

Shared Rural Network Update Issued By Government

Progress report on £1 billion Shared Rural Network shows Scotland, Wales, North East England benefiting from 4G rural coverage

5 months ago

French Telecoms Giant Altice Acquires Stake In BT

France's second largest telecoms firm Altice purchases 12 percent stake in British carrier BT, but denies takeover intentions

6 months ago

Openreach Doubles Rural Full Fibre Deployment Target

Good new for rural broadband as Openreach doubles its target for 1Gbps full fibre to 6.2 million rural homes and…

6 months ago

BT Targets Hull To Begin Removal Of Huawei Kit – Report

BT begins program to remove Huawei equipment from its 4G and 5G mobile network, with Hull in East Yorkshire being…

7 months ago

BT Raises FTTP Target To 25 Million Premises

Despite a tough financial year, an extra five million premises has been added to BT's deployment of FTTP broadband, creating…

7 months ago

Virgin Media Ranked Worst For Broadband, Mobile Wait Times

Virgin Media kept customers waiting longest on customer service calls for both mobile and broadband, while giffgaff and EE ranked…

7 months ago

BT Half Price Fibre Broadband For Low Income Households

More than four million households on Universal Credit could benefit after BT confirms at-cost social tariff for fibre broadband

7 months ago

UK Regulator Provisionally Approves Virgin, O2 Merger

CMA gives provisionally blessing to the 50/50 merger between Virgin Media and O2, after initial concerns over backhaul pricing

8 months ago

BT Staff To Receive £1,500 Pandemic Bonus

Nearly 60,000 frontline BT staff who kept the UK's vital communication channels working during the Coronavirus pandemic, are to receive…

8 months ago

Government’s ‘Project Gigabit’ Reveals First Rural Fibre Locations

First stage of government plan revealed to get ultra-fast broadband to some of the most remote and rural locations in…

9 months ago

BT Pledges ‘Fury’ Build Of FTTP Broadband After Ofcom Pledge

BT will 'build like fury' to deliver fibre to the premise for 20 million homes and businesses by 2030 after…

9 months ago

Ofcom Deal To Increase Fibre To The Premise Deployments

Ofcom agreement with BT gives it the conditions needed to ramp up the nationwide deployment of full fibre broadband in…

9 months ago

EE To Expand 4G Coverage As Part Of Shared Rural Network

Mobile operator EE is to add 4G connectivity to 579 rural areas this year, as part of the Shared Rural…

9 months ago

BT Contributes £24 Billion To UK Plc – Report

The scale of contribution of the former UK telecom incumbent BT to the British economy has been revealed in an…

10 months ago

Openreach Plots Closure Of 4,600 Local Telephone Exchanges

UK's transition to full fibre network, sees Openreach consultation on the closure of thousands of local telephone exchanges

12 months ago

BT Signs 5G Deal With Ericsson For EE Network

Swedish equipment supplier Ericsson wins BT contract to supply kit for UK 5G network, joining Nokia as major supplier for…

1 year ago