Category: Broadband


Openreach fleshes out UK fibre push

Openreach this week announced plans to add a further 5 million homes and businesses to its full fibre footprint in the UK, sharing details of a raft of new towns and cities in which it plans to build.

Germany, UK, Italy still clinging onto copper

Europe is making solid progress in both the rollout and take-up of full fibre connections, according to new market data published this week, but there is still plenty of work to, particularly by three of the continent’s major economies.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: chip drought, public cloud and Italy

The podders were on a hard cut-off this week as Scott had a booking at their local. In a globalisation-themed episode they start by revisiting the semiconductor shortage and its knock-on effects. They move on to examine yet another example of a telco turning to a public cloud giant to sort its life out before concluding with a look at Italy’s faltering attempts to consolidate its fixed-line market.

Italy set to axe single network plan

The Italian government is reportedly on the verge of pulling the plug on a plan to create a single fixed-line network due to fears over creating a new telecoms monopoly in the country.

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.

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