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June 13, 2012 by

Be Broadband finally puts network switch-over back on track

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.

June 24, 2002 by

U.K. gets first Wi-Fi hot spots

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.

October 15, 2001 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

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.

June 11, 2001 by

U.K.: MS calls for broadband intervention

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.


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