broadband

Ofcom slaps cap on Openreach broadband packages

After receiving no criticisms from the European Commission, Ofcom is moving forward with measures to regulate the broadband wholesale market in a bid to drive competition and network upgrades.

FCC’s Pai suggests new bans on nasty foreigners

New proposals from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to further protect the US people from those nasty foreigners, suggesting a ban on equipment or services from companies that pose a national security threat to the US.

Peterborough becomes Vodafone’s third gigabit city

Vodafone and CityFibre have jointly announced Peterborough as the next beneficiary of the city-wide roll-out of full fibre infrastructure, after similar projects were announced in Milton Keynes and Aberdeen in recent weeks.

My job is to fix the UK biz – Vodafone UK CEO

While 5G dominates conversation in the telco space, it couldn’t be the only thing operators execs think about. So we asked Vodafone UK Managing Director Nick Jeffery what keeps him up at night.

FCC kicks off rural broadband auction

The FCC has giving the greenlight for the Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction, with the window for applications ending on March 30.

California to ban zero-rating in net neutrality mission

In what has been described as the ‘strongest net neutrality policy proposal in the country’, Senator Scott Wiener has tightened up his proposed bill to reinstate net neutrality in California, with the updated version banning zero-rating.

Proximus bags €400mn loan for fibre rollout

Proximus has announced it will be the recipient of a €400 million loan from the European Investment Bank for the roll-out and upgrading of its fixed broadband infrastructure in Belgium.

CityFibre hits out at UK fibre advertising rules

CityFibre has rubbished research from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that inferred consumers aren’t that bothered by fibre, and claimed other providers are directly misleading potential customers.

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