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15th July, 2022 (21 Comments)

The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has this afternoon formally served notice for strike action against UK telecoms and broadband ISP giant BT (inc. Openreach), which will take place on Friday 29th July and Monday 1st August 2022. Up to around 38,000 workers could potentially go on strike, although exact figures may be less.

CityFibre Banner and Fibre Optic Cable Reel

15th July, 2022 (10 Comments)

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has today “dismissed” CityFibre’s attempt to challenge Ofcom’s approval of Openreach’s (BT) “Equinox” offer (here), which introduced a “major” price cut (details) at wholesale to their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband products for UK ISPs. But the operator is far from giving up.

BT UK Staff Standing Next to Bull

13th July, 2022 (42 Comments)

The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has today, after BT rejected this week’s last minute talks proposal to reach a compromise agreement over pay, said they will formally serve notice on the UK telecoms and broadband ISP giant (inc. Openreach) of their intention to launch the first national strike in 35 years.

consumer complaint uk red triangle warning sign

13th July, 2022 (7 Comments)

Ofcom’s latest Q1 2022 study of UK consumer complaints has revealed that ISP Shell Energy attracted the most moans for both fixed line broadband and landline phone services, while Virgin Mobile did the same for Pay Monthly mobile services and Virgin Media were also on the naughty step for Pay TV.

BT-Customer-Support

13th July, 2022 (0 Comments)

Telecoms and UK broadband giant BT has today announced that it plans to grow its “in-house Digital talent” resource to 6,300 people (up from 3,500 at 1st April 2022). The majority will be brought on board by April 2024, but only around 1,000 of the new colleagues will come from the UK and the rest (1,800) will be recruited in India.

12th July, 2022 (10 Comments)

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has announced that its long-running campaign, which uses the High Court to force major UK broadband ISPs into blocking websites that are suspected of facilitating copyright infringement (internet piracy), is being extended to mobile operators – starting with EE (BT).

5g mobile broadband users uk

12th July, 2022 (5 Comments)

The idea of being able to offer consumers a 5G based mobile handset that gets its service from orbiting broadband satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), as well as a terrestrial mast, is nothing new. But turning it into a commercial product is another thing entirely, yet Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales appear to be making progress.

Symbol max broadband speed meter

11th July, 2022 (21 Comments)

Ookla, which operates the popular Speedtest.net service, has published their latest Q1-Q2 2022 (H1) study of 5G based mobile broadband performance from Three UK, EE (BT), Vodafone and O2 (VMO2), which found that Three once again delivered the fastest average (median) download speed. But Vodafone still wins on uploads.

Home phone UK handset in red

11th July, 2022 (16 Comments)

Ofcom has today opened a new monitoring programme, which will pay special attention to checking whether internet phone providers, such as those offered by dedicated Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and broadband providers (ISP), are ensuring the availability of access to emergency services (999) during power cuts.

bt smart hub 2 router front

8th July, 2022 (0 Comments)

UK ISP BT has updated their existing range of discounts, not least by boosting the value on some of their included reward vouchers (preloaded MasterCards) and also shaving an extra pound or two off the existing offer prices for their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) packages. Some FTTP plans also include a 1-month free speed boost.

uk shadow map

7th July, 2022 (22 Comments)

The latest independent biannual summary of UK broadband coverage for H1 2022 has estimated that “full fibre” (FTTP) ISP networks have boosted their reach to 37.61% of premises (up from 30.23% in H2 2021) and 69.24% are within reach of “gigabit” speeds (up from 65.22%). But the results vary around England, Wales, Scotland and N.Ireland.

5th July, 2022 (4 Comments)

The state aid supported Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) project in England has today issued another update on the full fibre rollout progress of their £6m Fibre Extension Programme (FEP) contract with Openreach (BT), which was originally due to complete by the end of 2021 but is still ongoing.

bt_tower_london_2020

5th July, 2022 (13 Comments)

Telecoms giant BT has posted a new update on their current network plans and performance, which among other things reveals that data and internet traffic over their fixed network (broadband and Ethernet) recently hit a new peak of 28Tbps (Terabits per second) during their busiest hour (up from 25Tbps at the end of 2021).

ee_rural_mobile_mast_uk

4th July, 2022 (6 Comments)

The Scottish Government’s £28.75m 4G Infill Programme (S4GI), which is supported by WHP Telecoms and aims to improve rural mobile voice and data (broadband) coverage by building new masts (mostly in the Highlands and Islands), has officially reached the halfway point with 28 masts activated and 27 to go by 2023.

bt_sport_studio_picture

1st July, 2022 (19 Comments)

Broadband, mobile and broadcasting giant BT has announced that their Sport TV streaming business has secured the rights to the majority of UEFA’s Champions League games, plus all the Europa League and the Europa Conference League exclusively live, for a further 3 seasons. But Amazon’s Prime Video service has also taken a slice.

Audit Scotland Map R100 Contract LOTs

1st July, 2022 (8 Comments)

The Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Kate Forbes, has issued a brief progress update on their £600m Reaching 100% (R100) project with BT (Openreach), which is busy extending fixed “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) coverage – the vast majority of which is coming via FTTP – across rural parts of the country.

protest and strike uk concept with megaphone

30th June, 2022 (44 Comments)

The Communications Workers Union (CWU), which represents c. 40,000 staff at the UK telecoms and broadband ISP giant BT (inc. Openreach), has today – following a dispute over pay – voted to hit the operator with its first national strike in 35 years. Delays to service provision are expected, unless a last minute deal can be done.

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