Tag: Vodafone

Could bluer skies be here to stay?

If we’re going to sustain the environmental benefits of lockdown, we need a change in technology, mindset and behaviour

Sky points the way to the data highground

But service providers innovate tariffs to change perceptions and improve customer engagement?

Ireland’s telecoms industry comes together to agree billing flexibility

Ireland’s service providers have come together to agree additional support for customers in financial difficulty during the COVID-19 crisis

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

Why the BBC’s portrayal of a white, male American internet is inaccurate and offensive

The BBC has a responsibility to portray issues accurately, but its docuflix on “Dirty Streaming” was irresponsible, inaccurate and biased

CityFibre announces accelerated network rollout

36 new locations for FTTP in UK, 5,000 construction jobs created

Broadband Forum finalises new 5G standards

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

First of 24 mobile notspot infills goes live in Scotland

24 masts scheduled to be rolled out in next 2 years to infill notspots in rural areas

Roaming charges to return after Brexit – pull the other one!

There are strong commercial and strategic reasons why this is bogus news

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.

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

BICS announces new 5G data roaming service

5G rolls on relentlessly, as operators form new 5G roaming partnerships and roll out in more locations

CityFibre rolls into Northampton

CityFibre starts £40 million investment in Northampton

Onecom’s £100 million expansion plans

Boosts its war chest with investment from LDC and Ares Capital.

UK reviews use of Chinese equipment in its networks

Huawei’s role in European networks continues to be questioned, as EU and GSMA also weigh in.