Telecoms

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

3 months ago

European Telecoms Trade Group Warns Against Banning Chinese Vendors

Banning Chinese telecoms equipment vendors for political reasons will increase costs and delay network upgrades, argues pro-competition group

11 months ago

BT Begins Talk To Sell Stake In Openreach – Report

Selling off the crown jewels? BT is reportedly in talks to sell a multi billion pound stake in its hugely…

1 year ago

Ericsson To Pay $1bn To Settle US Corruption Charges

Ericsson promises to improve ethics after admitting to carrying out corrupt activities over more than a decade, including bribes of…

2 years ago

US Signals Huawei Sales Could Recommence ‘In Two Weeks’

But Chinese firm is already planning massive layoffs at its US research and development subsidiary as trade restrictions bite

2 years ago

MPs: No Technical Grounds For Huawei Ban

Committee finds Chinese gear could be safely allowed in some areas of 5G networks, but says there may be 'geopolitical…

2 years ago

Future Factory: How 5G will transform industry, networking and communications

Manufacturing looks set to become one of the first industries to be transformed by 5G. Until now, the full potential…

2 years ago

US Delays Huawei Sanctions, Citing Stability Risk

Google said it would resume working with Huawei after the announcement of the 90-day stay of execution, while Huawei says…

2 years ago

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access To Android After US Blacklisting

Google says it is 'reviewing the implications' of the US ban but that current Huawei Android devices will retain access…

2 years ago

KCOM Acquired For £504m By Pension Fund

Hull-based telecoms group agrees to be acquired for over half a billion pounds by university pension fund

2 years ago

Russian Telcos Consider Experimental Disconnection From Global Internet

The exercise would allow telcos to simulate how their networks would function if Russia were cut off from the worldwide…

3 years ago

Weeks After US Ban Lifted, ZTE Production ‘Back To Normal’

ZTE is set to accelerate its investment in critical parts such as chips after the US supply embargo nearly put…

3 years ago

Scam Phone Message In Chinese Hits US Weather Service Intercom System

The message in Mandarin Chinese was part of an ongoing robocall campaign hitting phones around the country

3 years ago

ZTE Shares Jump As US Lifts Supplier Embargo

The Shenzhen telecoms equipment giant is set to resume trading after months in limbo

3 years ago

T-Mobile Buys Sprint In £19bn Mega-Deal

The deal would give the combined T-Mobile more funds to invest in infrastructure and 5G development

3 years ago

Ericsson Enhances 5G Platform For Operators

Mobile operators can now purchase a 5G platform that utilises the newly agreed 5G NR standard

4 years ago

Can Crowdsourced Mobile Testing Lead To Better UK 4G Networks?

INTERVIEW: OpenSignal CEO Brendan Gill explains why its testing offers a more accurate view of UK 4G and where the…

4 years ago

TalkTalk To Build FTTP Fibre Network To 3m Premises

Watch out BT? Rival ISP announces plan to build full fibre network to 3 million homes and businesses

4 years ago

BT Shares Malware Data With Rival ISPs To Combat Cyber Threat

'Follow our lead', BT urges rival ISPs after it begins sharing malware data to help in cybercrime battle

4 years ago

Tales In Tech History: WiMax

In the years before LTE and fixed line fibre became the norm, WiMax was touted as the UK's connectivity solution

4 years ago

Vodafone & Liberty Global Discuss Asset Swap Once More

Vodafone and Virgin Media could exchange assets as more talks begin. What does this mean for Vodafone UK and Virgin…

4 years ago

Openreach Sees Record Fibre Additions As BT Enterprise Struggles Continue

BT reaches 95 percent superfast broadband and 90 percent landmass 4G coverage but BTGS units still suffer

4 years ago

Vodafone’s UK Struggles Continue Despite Broadband Growth

Vodafone makes broadband gains but UK revenues fall again

4 years ago

Openreach Increases FTTP Target To 3m In ‘Fibre First’ Drive

BT Openreach promises to make broadband great again with 'fibre first' rollout

4 years ago

Government Reaches 95 Percent Superfast Broadband Coverage Target

Government wants to extend coverage and boost speeds after meeting 2017 superfast broadband target

4 years ago

Sky Details Plans For Shift To Streaming IPTV And UK Mobile Growth

Sky plans to introduce IPTV across all its markets, while its UK mobile network gains more customers

4 years ago

TalkTalk Wants To Move Mobile Customers To O2 In MVNO Shutdown

TalkTalk's retreat from the mobile market continues as it invites customers to move to a discounted tariff on O2

4 years ago

Telefonica Turns Towns Into ‘Living Labs’ For 5G Tests

Telefonica will test 5G technologies, deployment and business models in Segovia and Talvera de la Reina

4 years ago

TalkTalk And Vodafone Lead Ofcom Broadband & Mobile Complaints League

Volume of total telecoms complaints roughly unchanged as Ofcom seeks to improve service

4 years ago

BT Adds Mobile Roaming And Security Options For Medium Sized Businesses

BT adds new roaming destinations and MobileIron mobile device management options

4 years ago