Category: Broadband

Why Gigabit Britain needs WiFi 6

In order to deliver better in-home connectivity and realise the potential of FTTH, ISPs are looking to provide routers offering WiFi 6 connectivity to consumers. 

Lights out for Lumen in EMEA

UK-based Colt Technology Services this week agreed to pay $1.8bn for US counterpart Lumen’s Europe, Middle East and Africa business.

VMO2 reportedly cans £3 billion TalkTalk deal

Virgin Media O2 is apparently no longer working towards a £3 billion takeover of broadband rival TalkTalk, the deal apparently derailed by macro-economic issues and regulatory uncertainty.

devolo at Network X 2022: efficient fibre-optic networking with the Giga Bridge

As part of Broadband World Forum at Network X 2022 in Amsterdam, the networking specialists from devolo demonstrate how efficient and easy home networking looks. For example, with no need for any additional structural means, the devolo Giga Bridge gets the signals of fast fibre-optic connections exactly where they need to be.

MTN and Telkom South Africa merger talks evaporate

Discussions between South African operators MTN and Telkom South Africa appear to have come to an end because ‘Telkom was not in a position to provide MTN with assurances around exclusivity’.

AT&T is working on a US$15 billion fibre JV

AT&T is the latest international telecoms operator believed to be looking to partner up to fund faster fibre rollout and this deal – if it comes to fruition – is set to be a big one.

Telcos navigate an industry in flux at Network X 2022

Initial themes at the Network X 2022 trade show included how the industry is changing to incorporate new players and business models, and how telcos can thrive rather than crumble in the face of that change.

NBN taps Nokia for mmWave upgrade

Australia’s state-owned wholesaler NBN has picked Nokia to supply long-range mmWave equipment for its fixed-wireless access (FWA) upgrade.

Setting the scene for Network X 2022

Ahead of the event, Omdia analysts share their predictions regarding the key themes and how they are expected to develop over the next year.