Ofcom and the FTC are the latest government agencies to start work on their strategies for, and responses to, the IoT.
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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.
UK households will get free filters and other aid, including up to £10,000, to help get around TV interference from 4G services which could affect 2.3 million homes
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
Ofcom chief Ed Richards has warned operators that the government may change telecoms regulation if constant litigation threats continue to delay the 4G spectrum auction
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
The UK government and the European Commission have urged businesses to ensure they are IPv6 ready, as part of World IPv6 Day
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has written an open letter to those working in the telecoms and other digital industries, inviting opinions on a new, deregulation-focused Communications Bill
Culture minister Jeremy Hunt, who has taken over responsibility for telecoms regulation, has begun consultation on a new law covering broadband, mobile and online TV services
Communications minister Ed Vaizey has said that ISPs should be free to explore 'flexible' business models, but digital rights campaigners argue that the government is encouraging 'walled gardens'
The government has approved a rise in the maximum fine that communications regulator Ofcom can levy on companies that make silent and abandoned calls
If Ofcom is serious about fibre-optic broadband for all, it must first break the commercial logjam
The UK emergency service radio system now belongs to Australian-managed private equity. This may not be the best of connections
Ed Richards, a former prime ministerial advisor, has become top dog at the communications watchdog
A UK government minister has claimed that Europe's attempts to regulate online content are badly planned and potentially damaging
Citizen-Consumer Goodwins celebrates Saddam and the 50p iPod while plumbing new depths of official naffness: a year that starts like this can only get stranger
An influential government report warns that today's dominant telecoms firms will still be very powerful in 10 years' time - Ofcom must work hard to ensure fair play
The idea of forcing telcos to make broadband available to all could find favour within the DTI, according to a senior government advisor
Lord David Currie has little experience of telecommunications, but the government says his economics background and a stint as gas regulator will be enough