The ISP has followed BT, Sky and TalkTalk in complying with a court order forcing it to stop access to the Usenet aggregator, after six movie studios won a copyright infringement case
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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.
It seems that the entitled, technology-savvy passengers of today just aren't scared of their aeroplane dropping from the sky and crashing into a flaming heap.
BT is using a new tracking technology that can sound the alert when a cable has been cut or damaged, as it seeks to crack down on thieves trying to steal valuable copper
Internet service provider TalkTalk has joined the likes of BT and Sky in blocking the Usenet aggregator Newzbin2.The company confirmed on Tuesday that it had been forced to begin the blocking process following receipt of a court order in January.
A government-funded agency is to give 10 UK companies cash to start figuring out how to make money from the rapid proliferation of internet-connected items.The Technology Strategy Board said on Wednesday that the companies, including BT, would each get up to £50,000 to "undertake preparatory studies to better understand how to move towards an application and services marketplace in the 'internet of things'".
Sky Broadband began blocking Newzbin2 on Tuesday, after receiving a court order telling it to do so.The ISP is the second major internet provider to block access to the file-sharing website, after BT started doing so around the end of October.
BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media are to force their customers to choose whether to turn on parental controls when they set up their broadband connection
A live customer trial of the '4G' mobile broadband technology LTE is to take place in Cornwall, with collaborators Everything Everywhere and BT keen to see whether it is viable as a shared fixed and mobile platform.Announced on Wednesday, the trial will run from September to early next year in the St Newlyn East area of South Newquay, with up to 100 mobile and 100 fixed-line customers taking part.
BT has become the fourth company to sign a Deed of Understanding to provide parts of the technology that underpin the Public Sector Network programme
The Crown Prosecution Service has decided not to prosecute BT over secret trials of Phorm behavioural advertising technology in 2006 and 2007.Privacy campaigner Alexander Hanff received a letter from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on Friday saying that it would not prosecute BT due to insufficient evidence to secure a conviction.
newsmaker No stranger to implementing large-scale IT projects, BT Global Services' CEO for Southeast Asia Stephen Yeo is open to working, for free, on initiatives to drive learning using technology.
BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media, O2, 3 and Vodafone have signed up to a voluntary code of practice intended to ensure customers are informed of their providers' traffic management policies
BT, Sky and other major ISPs will agree next week to a code of practice that calls for them to be transparent about the traffic-management policies they apply to their customers' broadband
PlusNet's trial of fibre-to-the-cabinet technology has produced average real-world download speeds of 30Mbps, the company has said.In a blog post inviting more people to join the super-fast broadband trial before it ends "soon", the BT-owned ISP said ADSL customers who signed up to the trial before 25 January could get FTTC broadband at the same price "for as long as they like".
Social-networking sites such as Facebook are eroding privacy to sell content to advertisers, according to BT chief security technology officer Bruce Schneier
BT Openreach has introduced a new forensic technology, named SmartWater, to combat the 'millions' it said are lost to cable theft each year
BT has today announced a US$3 million deal to provide network services for Australian hearing technology specialist Cochlear, extending a previous relationship with the group.
The major barriers to cloud adoption are reluctant technology providers and a lack of ideas about how to use the cloud, says British telco BT.
A switch to ADSL2+ technology means BT customers get speeds of up to 20Mbps rather than 8Mbps, although existing subscribers will have to renew their contracts
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