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The Keep Americans Connected Pledge has officially expired

Pai encourages lawmakers to consider The Broadband Connectivity and Digital Equity Framework
2 Jul 2020
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FCC awarding $16B to address rural broadband gap

“Digital opportunity delayed is digital opportunity denied,” says FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
10 Jun 2020
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Is your broadband coronavirus-ready?

It’s not a stockpile of toilet rolls that you should be investing in to survive lockdown in comfort
29 Apr 2020
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Telcos offer support amid COVID-19 pandemic

These companies will keep you connected during the COVID-19 outbreak
17 Mar 2020
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What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
27 Feb 2020
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Openreach expands full-fibre rollout to cover 250,000 rural premises

The national infrastructure provider has worked on tackling network installation in ‘challenging’ rural locations
28 Jan 2020
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CityFibre buys TalkTalk's fibre network for £200m

The acquisition will help CityFibre meet new goal of eight million homes covered by full fibre by 2025
22 Jan 2020
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Openreach offers free full-fibre installation for thousands of homes

Around 13,000 more newbuilds per year could benefit from the cost-free installation of high-speed internet
14 Jan 2020
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Ofcom tweaks broadband rules to "supercharge" fibre

Regulator wants to speed up fibre rollout while encouraging broadband competition
8 Jan 2020
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Conservatives resurrect 2025 full-fibre promise in 2019 manifesto

Plans were previously criticised by BT and subsequently left out of the Queen's Speech
25 Nov 2019
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The IT Pro Podcast: What does Labour's broadband bonanza mean for business?

We take a look at Labour's ambitious new infrastructure policy
22 Nov 2019
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CBI director: Labour’s free broadband plans born of “extreme ideology"

Organisation suggests the touted Openreach nationalisation sent a chill through boardrooms in the UK and abroad
18 Nov 2019
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Labour pledges free broadband through Openreach nationalisation

Universal full-fibre coverage, set to be rolled out nationally by 2030, will be funded with a tax on tech giants
15 Nov 2019
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Vodafone to expand full fibre to 15 cities in Openreach deal

Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool are added to the existing 2020 roadmap
11 Nov 2019
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Zen Internet slashes broadband bundle prices

Award-winning ISP reduces contract prices across the board
6 Nov 2019
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Government and network operators back £1bn rural 4G scheme

Creation of the Shared Rural Network will see rivals cooperate to extend coverage in hard-to-reach areas
25 Oct 2019
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Why did the government’s 2025 full-fibre dream fail?

Just months after it was first pledged, the PM's plan to "unleash full-fibre” across the country has all but disappeared. What went wrong?
17 Oct 2019
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Queen's speech reveals backtrack on 2025 full fibre pledge

The commitment to accelerate the rollout by eight years had previously been met with criticism
15 Oct 2019
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Vodafone trials new networking tech to breakup monopoly

Open infrastructure project debuts in Europe in an effort to bridge urban-rural divide
7 Oct 2019
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‘Too many hurdles’ for 2025 full-fibre pledge

Government pledges additional funds but much of this will go towards installing gigabit connections as a stopgap
30 Sep 2019
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Urban-rural broadband divide persists, despite rhetoric

Select committee questions how much priority the government is actually giving to helping rural businesses
18 Sep 2019
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British ISPs fight to make the web less secure

Why Britain’s broadband providers are worried about a new technology that guards against online snooping
14 Sep 2019
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Openreach revises full fibre prices for small businesses

The new standardised pricing structure will make it easier for businesses to cost up their new site projects
3 Sep 2019