Tag: broadband

Silver Lake invests in India’s Jio Platform

Follows earlier investment by Facebook, as company announces it added 81 million mobile users in FY2019

The bandwidth hog rides again

As Netflix reduces its bit rate to ease congestion, the issue of intelligent traffic management rises up the agenda once more

Broadband Forum finalises new 5G standards

Will help FMC, enabling convergent network strategies between fixed line networks and 5G

If you Spamalot it’s going to cost you – ask Optus

B2B service providers needs to ensure that all their communications are compliant with anti-spamming laws

Romania’s RCS&RDS refinances amid FTTP boom

Romanian market has high level of FTTP rollout and take-up

MENA M&A: Saudi’s STC buys stake in Vodafone Egypt and the US’s Comtech buys Israeli firm Gilat

Vodafone exits Egypt as it refocuses its business. Comtech buys Gilat to expand its offering in secure wireless comms and satellite connectivity.

Ofcom pushes for fairer pricing for UK customers

Ofcom’s latest pricing trends report found that UK consumers pay less that in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the US for their services, with the average cost of mobile calls, text and data packages (ARPU) […]

Newcastle gets FTTP from Cityfibre and Virgin

Cityfibre moves to Phase 2 of its rollout. Northern Powerhouse warns of perils of network overbuilding

Tokyo prepares for most technologically advanced Olympics in history

Games set to be a technological showcase as service providers brace for increased connectivity demands and an onslaught of cybersecurity attacks

How would-be-king Corbyn’s plans affect B2B service providers

The UK Labour party puts full fibre at the heart of its strategy. But sees government not just driving the agenda, but controlling the rollout of digital infrastructure in the UK.

Virgin Media thinks outside the box

Moves into electric vehicle recharging, and emphasises green credentials

Highlands and Islands get broadband boost, rural Britain to get guaranteed 4G

30,000 more premises to be connected in Scotland. UK forges deal with mobile operators for rural connectivity

UK pricing and packaging update

Price hikes, unlimited deals, limited-time discounts – a round up of what’s happening in broadband pricing and bundling in the UK

Telecoms through the looking glass: bad deals, bad data, bad customer service

Customer journeys need work, with too much focus still being placed on acquisition rather than retention