The companies have pledged the largest investment to UK broadband in over a decade -- but the devil is in the detail.
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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.
Ofcom's latest survey of broadband coverage paints a picture of overall improvements in speed and coverage. But is the reality less appealing?
A village on the edge of Dartmoor will be one of the first places in the UK to benefit from a new way to get superfast broadband to challenging areas.
For the first time, UK cable connections were faster than fibre connections, though not by much. However, ADSL2 speeds have increased, while the speed gap between urban and rural users has narrowed.
Thirty five years ago the UK could have started the process of wiring up the country with fibre optic broadband. That never happened - but what's the situation now?
Some people have no complaints about their domestic broadband coverage while others think they spend more time on the phone trying to get an engineer than they do online. How does the UK really measure up?
Germany, US, and UK top a broadband study which claims there is a link between spending on telecoms infrastructure and GDP.
The Spanish telecoms giant has beaten its Italian rival to the Brazilian broadband provider.
Rebranded telco says focus on the customer is delivering results in the second half of its financial year.
How successful EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three are at connecting calls has been scrutinised by the UK telecoms watchdog.
The British government is trumpeting a milestone for its £1.7bn ($2.9bn) Superfast Broadband project, which is taking broadband to rural areas from the Isle of Wight to the Outer Hebrides
Queensland-based specialist Universal Communications Group to manage complex Ultrafast Broadband connections to apartment buildings in New Zealand.
The Chinese telecoms giant is continuing its investment in the UK with a new plant for chips and software.
Pragmatism has already forced Malcolm Turnbull to step away from the Coalition's non-interventionist telecoms dogma. But as a coalition of US carriers threatens a freeze on infrastructure if that country's government declares broadband, it's worth considering which approach will deliver the most desirable outcomes.
Telecoms giant posts strong financials for the year on back of fibre broadband growth
Which streets offer speeds 30 times slower than Britain's average of 17.8Mbps?
You might be looking forward to fiber, but take pity on those in the UK forced to put up with broadband speeds of only 0.60Mbps.
Telecom escapes legacy lock-in with a cloud-based billing engine for its new no-frills, unlimited data product.
For the first time since Ofcom started collecting complaints statistics, BT has taken the top spot.
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