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UK ranked 31st for broadband speeds

UK ranked 31st for broadband speeds

New data, extracted by broadband recommendation site Cable.co.uk from over 63 million broadband speed tests worldwide has revealed that UK speeds are behind 30 other countries, with an average speed…

UK new home buyers: Ultrafast broadband a ‘must have’

UK new home buyers: Ultrafast broadband a ‘must have’

The Berkeley Group – one of the UK’s best-known developers of new homes – says access to ultrafast broadband is now almost as important to new home buyers as running…

Italy ends Q1 with 16m fixed broadband lines

The number of fixed broadband lines in Italy with speeds higher than 10 Mbps has surpassed 16 million units (+770,000 year-on-year) in the first quarter of 2017. Data from the…

BT Openreach turns to fibre?

Clive Selley, Openreach CEO, has said 10 million UK premises could access fibre by the mid-2020s. Selley has shifted the company towards FTTP since taking over last year, made the…

Germany: ADTRAN, DT trials G.fast over copper

ADTRAN, a provider of next-generation open networking solutions, has announced the start of lab testing of the latest innovations in the G.fast standard, 212MHz and coordinated dynamic time allocation (cDTA)…

Altice-SFR to fibre France without public money

French telco Altice-SFR has revealed plans to fibre the entire French territory with no public money, which it says will make it possible to achieve the French President and Government’s…

Ofcom sets out Openreach delivery measures

Ofcom sets out Openreach delivery measures

UK comms regulator Ofcom has announced how infrastructure unit Openreach will be held to account, as it becomes legally separate from BT, to ensure it delivers for phone and broadband…

Report: APAC online video market $46bn by 2022

Online video consumption and broadband distribution continues to grow rapidly across Asia Pacific with content monetisation models steadily evolving, according to a new report, Asia Pacific Online Video & Broadband…

LatAm: Fibre reached 10% of broadband connections in Q1

According to research conducted by Dataxis, fixed broadband connections for Latin America in the first quarter of 2017 reached 68.11 million. The market recorded an increase of 5.9 per cent…

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, has announced a strategy utilising so-called TV White Spaces spectrum – unused spectrum in the UHF television bands in the 600 MHz…