Category: Broadband


Ofcom is not giving up on its dark fibre quest

BT/Openreach has been accused of guarding its network for some time, and the latest consultation from Ofcom is another chapter in the watchdog’s mission to break the market dominance.

US net neutrality protests set for Dec 7

Unsurprisingly, Verizon and AT&T have both agreed the FCC is heading the right direction by hitting the net neutrality rewind button, but consumer groups are fuelling the fire by encouraging protests on December 7.

Turns out UK broadband isn’t as bad as you think

Out of 196 countries, Iran offers the world’s cheapest broadband and Burkina Faso offers the most expensive, while the UK sits in the middle on price, for performance its 31st – net win?

FCC tries to remove Lifeline for poor people

What have poor people done to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai? Perhaps he misread his job description, as the latest move from the FCC would seem to geared towards widening the digital divide.

Why did I miss American Pai?

The star speaker on the final day of Broadband World Forum 2017 was supposed to be FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, but he ended up blowing it out.

Openreach proposes dark fibre compromise

Having successfully resisted pressure to provide full dark fibre access to high bandwidth customers, Openreach is proposing a managed but scalable alternative.

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