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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…

9 months ago

TeleGeography’s Updated Subsea Cable Map Shows Tech Influence

Updated map of world's undersea cables by TeleGeography shows growing engineering infrastructure capabilities of tech firms

10 months ago

Facebook, Google Reveal Apricot Undersea Cable For Asia

New undersea cable from Facebook and Google to connect Japan with south east Asia, to increase capacity, redundancy and reliability

11 months ago

Vodafone Ends Shareholder Tussle Over 2013 Kabel Acquisition

Seven year itch. British mobile operator to buy remaining shares in Kabel for £1.9 billion ($2.6 billion) to halt legal…

2 years ago

EU Investigates Chinese Fibre Optic Cable Imports

Official investigation to see if imports of fibre optic cables from China are being sold in Europe at artificially low…

2 years ago

US Government To Reject Pacific Undersea Cable – Report

Undersea cable funded by Google and Facebook, connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong, is to be blocked by US over…

2 years ago

Google Offline After Multiple Fibre Cables Cut At Same Time

Simultaneous cutting of fibre optic cables disrupts Internet access across Eastern Europe, Iran and Turkey

3 years ago

Pacific Undersea Cable Faces National Security Concerns

Undersea cable funded by Google and Facebook faces DoJ national security concerns over a Chinese investor

3 years ago

Google Transatlantic Cable Transmits 250TB/s Of Data

More speed vicar? Google Cloud customers in European to gain boost from undersea cable to US capable of carrying 250TB…

3 years ago

New Fibre Breaks Petabit-Per-Second Data Barrier

The fibre, developed in Australia and Japan, is slightly narrower than standard fibre-optic cable but has 12 times the capacity

4 years ago

Telefonica Deutschland Calls For Vodafone’s Liberty Purchase Block

Opposition grows to Vodafone's European purchases as Telefonica Deutschland demands acquisition block

4 years ago

Vodafone Buys European Cable Assets Of Liberty Global

Owner of Virgin Media sells most of its European assets to British mobile operator Vodafone

4 years ago

Facebook, Amazon Pump Cash Into NTT’s Trans Pacific Cable

Jupiter cable to stretch 8,700 miles between Asia and US and will carry 60Tbps of data per second

5 years ago

Reading Receives 30km Of CityFibre’s High-Speed Network

Reading becomes the UK's latest Gigabit City with access to ultrafast broadband

6 years ago

Virgin Media Joins Forces With Redrow To Bring Ultrafast Broadband To 13,000 Homes

The partnership will help the spread of ultrafast broadband to new areas in the UK

6 years ago

Virgin Media Brings Cable To 450,000 London Premises And FTTP To Barnet

Virgin Media has already connected 100,000 premises to superfast broadband as part of £3bn Project Lightning expansion. Now it targets…

6 years ago

Virgin Media Invites Rural Areas To Apply For 200Mbps Broadband

Communities in 18 counties can apply to be covered by Virgin Media's £3bn cable expansion

6 years ago

Broadband ISP Switching Just Got Easy

This weekend new Ofcom rules make it easier to switch broadband provider, but why is Virgin Media excluded?

7 years ago

Virgin Media To Connect 4m More Homes And Businesses To Cable

Virgin Media cable network is to reach 17m homes over the next five years in a £3 billion investment

7 years ago

UK Cable Broadband “Now Faster Than Fibre”, Says Ofcom

Watchdog survey also finds average UK broadband speed rose over last six months, with Virgin Media offering the fastest service

8 years ago

Google Mulls Underwater Cable Investment – Report

Google is reportedly looking to make an investment in a new subsea cable in the Pacific Ocean

8 years ago

Vodafone Bids £5.8bn For Spanish Cable Company Ono – Report

Vodafone reportedly looks to boost European fixed line network with another acquisition

8 years ago

Sky Customers Cut Off As Failed Copper Thieves Steal BT Fibre

At least the dimwitted criminals didn’t make any money

9 years ago

Vodafone Wins Shareholder Support For Kabel Acquisition

Vodafone got enough shareholder approval for its acquisition of Germany’s largest cable operator

9 years ago

Virgin Brand Continues As Liberty Global Buys Virgin Media

Liberty Global swallows Virgin Media to tackle Murdoch's BSkyB

9 years ago

BRICS To Cable The Southern Hemisphere

A 34,000 km submarine cable network linking five developing countries? Easy, says Andrew Mthembu of i3Africa

10 years ago

New Submarine Fibre Optic Cable To Link BRICS Countries

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will get superfast connection to each other and the United States

10 years ago

BT Fights Copper Thieves With RABIT

Telecoms giant BT introduces a new alarm system to fight metal theft and keep its network running

10 years ago

Trans-Polar Fibre Links Proposed To Cut London-Japan Latency

Three companies aim to use the North-West Passage for faster fibre cabling

10 years ago

New Fibre Optic Cable To Boost Transatlantic Comms

The first new transatlantic communications cable in nearly ten years is to be laid in the Atlantic ocean

11 years ago