EE's rivals will be able to launch their own LTE services in much of the UK during the first half of next year, rather than later. Making this possible was far more complex than simply bashing heads together.
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UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has decided that Everything Everywhere can start offering 4G services before the end of the year, ahead of the 4G spectrum auction next year. While the move may anger rivals, it will benefit consumers, at least in the short term.
The regulator has updated Everything Everywhere's licences to allow the operator to reuse its 2G spectrum for 4G fast mobile broadband - as much as a year before rivals get to play the 4G game
TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.
People accused of copyright infringement will have fewer grounds for appeal under Ofcom's new draft code for implementing the Digital Economy Act
The U.K.'s communications regulator has outlined how ISPs must inform its alleged file-sharing customers that they could face legal action by rights holders under the U.K.'s anti-piracy law.
The integration of Orange and T-Mobile's 3G network services is now finished, parent company Everything Everywhere has announced, as a decision from Ofcom on its bid to launch 4G nears
After repeated delays, Ofcom's revised code of practice should arrive in June to tell ISPs what their role is in dealing with suspected unlawful file-sharers and what costs they will bear
The telecoms company, which has rolled out its super-fast broadband network to 10 million premises, saw annual profits go up 42 percent in the last financial year
Although a judicial review of ISP complaints against the Digital Economy Act found mostly for the government, it asked for enough changes to reset the process of implementing the law
Everything Everywhere, the mobile operator combining the UK T-Mobile and Orange networks, has appointed Morgan Stanley to oversee the sale of part of its 1800MHz spectrum.The sale, a regulatory condition set when the networks merged in 2010, will potentially give its competitors a chance to roll out 4G LTE wireless data in advance of Ofcom auctioning off new spectrum at 800 and 2600 MHz for these services.
The operator has called Ofcom's change of heart on sub-1GHz spectrum 'irrational', arguing its rivals with a slice of that spectrum will have a 'natural competitive' advantage in 4G services
Ofcom has revised the prices that Openreach can charge other ISPs for reselling BT connectivity or using its infrastructure
The ISPs have lost the latest in a string of court battles against the copyright crackdown legislation, which will see themhaving to police their customers for unlawful file-sharing
The network-sharing venture between T-Mobile and Orange has stressed it is ready to sell 4G services in the UK this year, if Ofcom gives it the go-ahead to refarm 2G spectrum this spring
The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.
The company behind the joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile has said it will spend £1.5bn over the course of the next three years bolstering its network and preparing for a 4G rollout
The telecoms regulator has told ISPs they must be clearer with broadband customers about when they restrict traffic on their networks, otherwise it may use its powers to force them to be more transparent
Responding to a call from MPs, the operator has said it will make sure its customers benefit from the money it will get from selling off a chunk of 2G spectrum that was once a public asset
TalkTalk CEO calls the fine a "disproportionate penalty..."