Category: Digital Economy


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.

US escalates its anti-Big Tech crusade

The US House of Representatives has given the thumbs-up to a report that recommends a raft of legal measures designed to curb the power of Big Tech.

Jeff Bezos signs off with aplomb

In his final letter to shareholders as CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos looked back on the achievements during his tenure, laid out visions on multiple fronts for the company, and defended its track record in labour relations.

Facebook shows its hand on Section 230 reform

Ahead of yet another US political grilling, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is proposing that Section 230 protections should be restricted to those sites with comment screening systems.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Nokia, patents and spectrum auctions

Scott and Iain kick off this week with a look at Nokia, which recently announced a cunning plan to out-grow the market by cutting thousands of jobs. They move on to wonder why Huawei recently decided to bang on about patents and intellectual property before concluding with a review of the recent UK spectrum auction and a bonus chat about net neutrality.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: trade press, telco economics and Apple

This week’s pod features an unprecedented remote guest. Paul Nolan from CC Group joins Iain and Scott to talk about a new study his company has done that concluded telecoms trade press is great. They move on to examine the broader economic trends in the industry, with a focus on a wave of redundancies, before concluding with a look at the growing antitrust pressure faced by Apple.

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