Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.
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The company will be offering the service as part of a bundle or as a stand-alone product to nearly 13 million homes by mid-2012, beginning in the south-east and Yorkshire
The telecoms regulator will launch a consultation in the spring to find out if ISPs' traffic management policies are being fairly applied
By clamping down on bandwidth hogs, BT says it can cut prices for everyone else
BT has made big changes to the way it sells ADSL to ISPs, and this is stimulating the creation of pay-as-you-go and bandwidth-on-demand broadband
In unveiling its strategy for Broadband Britain 2006, BT has promised users a future of flexible bandwidth, converged communications, digital content management and remote network management
BT believes it can increase ADSL's range without slashing its bandwidth, meaning that another 600,000 homes should be able to get a 512Kbps service after all
Two weeks after the U.K. government lifts a bandwidth ban that had stymied the Wi-Fi network, local carrier BT launches the country's first three wireless hot spots.
Snakes in the ADSL garden, says ISP...
Monday 8/10/2001Embattled BT is getting slightly more exposure than it might like, as bitter users haul it over the coals for throttling broadband connections to peer-to-peer file sharing services. The situation is a mixture of reason and deception: yes, BT is reasonable to try and manage its bandwidth; no, it's deceptive to not tell people that when they sign up.
While the government has a social responsibility to get high-speed access to citizens, Microsoft will not blame BT for slow rollout in the UK Microsoft has called on the government to do more to push broadband services in the UK but refuses to blame individual telcos. Despite claiming to be hungry for bandwidth, Microsoft officials in the UK will not point the finger of blame at telcos, claiming that in current market conditions, broadband is a huge gamble for any company.
BT agrees to face the music as rivals meet to settle differences - down the pub
Will unbundling be the universal telecoms panacea promised or more of a damp squib?
2000 promised to be the year of broadband but unfortunately BT thought otherwise and did its utmost to spoil the party
BT takes the role of the mean-spirited inn keeper in the telco's nativity play
Cheap broadband operator plans nationwide rollout in next year
BT turns on the charm, but analysts reckon its promises are, at best, "dubious"
Frustration over unbundling has prompted ntl to offer its own ADSL service, but only for businesses
Cheap broadband from Video Networks
Bandwidth hogs are eating up Internet time and costing ISPs money they can ill afford. What is the solution?
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