Category: Broadband


UK’s digital divide narrows, but deepens

Ofcom has heralded a narrowing of the digital divide in the UK, with statistics showing an increase in household connectivity over the past year fuelled by the restrictions linked to Covid-19.

Cox bulks up investment portfolio with Segra buy

Cox Communications has announced the acquisition of Segra’s business services arm, a move that should give its enterprise services a boost as well as proving to be a sound financial investment.

Iliad to offer fixed services in Italy soon

Having made its mark on the Italian mobile market over the past three years, Iliad has now confirmed it will add to its portfolio and launch fixed services in Italy in the coming months.

Verizon will blow $10 billion on 5G roll out

Verizon will spend $10 billion over the next three years rolling out 5G on its new C-band spectrum and is completely unphased about making a return on its massive investments.

TIM fixed the fixed in Q4

TIM reported growth in retail fixed lines in the fourth quarter of last year for the first time in 20 years.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Broadband, Huawei and chips

Global geopolitics dominates this week’s pod, with Iain and Scott starting by discussing the overlooked fact that Chinese vendors are even more prominent in the fixed line telecoms market than they are in mobile. This topic wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Huawei, so they move on to a recent media briefing offered by its founder, before reviewing the global semiconductor drought and concluding, once more, with a Scott pet peeve.

Polls

Which of the following would be the best long-term household broadband solution?

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