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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 13, 2012 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.

June 24, 2002 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.

October 15, 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.

June 11, 2001 by

A Year Ago: BT could keep bandwidth costs artificially high

The price for bringing higher bandwidth to UK Internet users could be kept artificially high if BT maintains its stranglehold on the UK's phone networks, delegates were told at the "Unbundling in the UK" conference this weekAccording to Oftel's technical director Peter Walker BT has set a dangerous precedent for high prices. "Oftel shamed BT into looking again at ISDN pricing.

February 24, 2000 by

News Burst: England v Scotland live over the Net

Football fans north and south of the English border will no doubt be delighted to know that Saturday's monumental clash between Scotland and England is to be beamed live over the Internet courtesy of British Sky Broadcasting and the Scottish Gas Football Association.In anticipation of enormous demand, the event's backbone providers, BT and Uunet, say they've allocated an "unprecedented amount of bandwidth".

November 11, 1999 by

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