BT has fired the starter's gun on a pilot that could see "ultrafast" broadband available to most of the country in the next five years.
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Rivals need enough room to being able to make a profit, so BT's pricing is facing scrutiny.
BT is looking at delivering fibre into basements as a way to fix up slow broadband in cramped parts of London.
BT researchers have been running field trials using the ITU's draft G.fast standard, and have already achieved download speeds of 800Mbps over short distances. It certainly goes well beyond BT Infinity…
Regulator changes the rules to try to give BT's competitors a chance in a more level playing field.
Telecoms giant posts strong financials for the year on back of fibre broadband growth
BT engineers have been accused of pilfering lines and leaving customers in the lurch in order to set up new connections. It happens all the time, according to some.
For the first time since Ofcom started collecting complaints statistics, BT has taken the top spot.
BT is adding new copper and fibre broadband customers to its network as it continues to extend the reach of its fibre network, but tough conditions in Europe and declining call revenues are eating into its takings.
The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
The UK can go ahead with its plans to use public money to partially fund the roll out of super-fast broadband infrastructure following European regulators' approval of the scheme.
From next month, scrap metal dealers will no longer be able to deal in cash, under a legal crackdown aimed at combating thefts that regularly cause broadband and phone outages for BT customers.
BT is recruiting up to 250 armed forces leavers to help with its fibre broadband rollout in the UK, having previously enlisted some 800 engineers from the military.
Third-party peering problems mean pages load at a snail's pace for some, while copper cable thefts shoot down internet and phone service for others.
BT's £2.5bn rollout of fibre-based technology continues, with the addition of 163 exchanges that will soon be able to provide super-fast broadband to homes across the UK.
A leaked Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) discussion document reportedly claims BT is trying to increase the amount of public funding it gets for delivering broadband to poorly served parts of the UK.
The communications provider's contract win was a near-certainty, as its only rival, Fujitsu, pulled out two months ago. BT is also poised to pick up the Norfolk contract.
The company, which was the official communications services partner for the Olympics and Paralympics, has released statistics about the impact of the events on its retail and on-site networks.
From January, BT customers will pay up to 5.9 percent more for broadband and phone services, while access to certain TV channels is set to rise by up to 39 percent.
A select committee of peers has accused the government of obsessing over speed targets at the expense of the long-term openness and upgradeability of the UK's burgeoning fibre networks
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