Focus on… Telecoms and networking

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An ever growing area of technology, not just in size but in importance, networking and telecoms is what keeps us talking and keeps us working in the globalised world market that exists today.

From fixed lines to VoIP lines, Wi-Fi to broadband, single mobile to unified comms, it is the technology that keeps our businesses running.

In this report, we bring you the latest information on 10 of the coolest networks to catch our eye as well as a tech cheat sheet on one of the fastest-growing networking technologies in the current times, Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC).

To give you a deeper look at the industry we detail the roller coaster ride of one of the industry's a top players BT, and show how networking has helped out one of Scotland's biggest football clubs and the world's largest zinc producer.

Focus on... Telecoms and networking:Need to Know: Fibre to the CabinetCeltic FC wins with Cisco Nyrstar gets speedy network from BT Engage BT's 12-month rollercoaster rideTop 10 coolest networks

Networking and Telecoms news round-up

BT to offer bundled deals as it loses market dominance

IEEE finally certifies next-gen 802.11n wireless standard

BT wants public cash to fill broadband notspots'

Avaya wins bid for Nortel enterprise arm

Virgin Media boosts bandwidth with Nortel sub link

VoIP market beats recession as revenues continue to rise

Vodafone teams up with BT on unified comms

Orange leaves customers without broadband

Fast broadband will create bandwidth divide'

Voice revenue lets down the telecoms market

Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott is a former freelance journalist and currently political reporter for Sky News. She has a varied writing history, having started her career at Dennis Publishing, working in various roles across its business technology titles, including ITPro. Jennifer has specialised in a number of areas over the years and has produced a wealth of content for ITPro, focusing largely on data storage, networking, cloud computing, and telecommunications.

Most recently Jennifer has turned her skills to the political sphere and broadcast journalism, where she has worked for the BBC as a political reporter, before moving to Sky News.