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Report: Global broadband sub growth slows in Q4

In Q4 2023, global fixed broadband connections reached 1.43 billion, following a quarterly growth of 0.96 per cent.  Point Topic, the broadband market intelligence provider, recorded a decline in fixed broadband subscriptions in 18 countries, down from 21 in Q3 2023. Some of these markets have high mobile subscriber penetration, others are experiencing high inflation […]

April 19, 2024

Report: Lack of Full Fibre awareness

A resident engagement initiative undertaken by Complete Technology Group (CTG), Orbit Housing Association and Lightning Fibre has confirmed a lack of consumer knowledge and understanding of Full Fibre. The ‘Connecting Customers’ initiative drives digital inclusion and aids the rollout of Full Fibre broadband ahead of the forthcoming copper switch-off, particularly among those in housing schemes. […]

March 21, 2024

BT cabinet plan for EVs

Etc., the startup and digital incubation arm at BT Group, has announced that it will power up its first EV charging unit built from a street cabinet traditionally used to store broadband and phone cabling. The announcement marks the first step in the rollout of new technical trials, exploring the potential to upgrade up to […]

January 8, 2024

Report: Copper switch off can drive infrastructure convergence

A report from advisory firm Arthur D Little assessing the main issues that operators face in managing the legacy copper network switch-off processes concludes that having a clear, long-term infrastructure upgrade blueprint that is not just about fibre rollout, but pragmatically considers all potential future-oriented technology solutions, including fixed wireless access and other solutions, is […]

November 5, 2021By Colin Mann