Networks

Mobe-hungry BT's sales slip over Xmas amid EE buyout silence

Firm can't ignore £7bn pensions deficit much longer
Kat Hall, 30 Jan 12:29

Wheeee! BT preps for FIVE HUNDRED MEGABIT broadband trial

If it works it'll go nationwide, says telco's top dog
Simon Rockman, 30 Jan 12:02

Sky sidles up to O2, whispers: 'Fancy a little FOUR-PLAY?'

It's been a long time coming *fnarr fnarr*
Simon Rockman, 30 Jan 10:31

Mobile broadband giants blow $45bn on Uncle Sam's finest air

FCC closes spectrum auction with four-times more dosh than it had dreamed of
Shaun Nichols, 29 Jan 22:58

FCC sexes up, er, sextuples 'broadband' speed to 25Mbps in US

Minimum downlink rate up from 'dated and inadequate' 4Mbps
Kieren McCarthy, 29 Jan 20:34

NXP flings sueball at Marvell over Xbox NFC chips

IP lawfare takes on new dimension – but for why?
Simon Rockman, 29 Jan 17:05

Supersonic Bloodhound car techies in screaming 650mph comms test

HD video at Mach 1+? No biggie, say cool-cat engineers
Simon Rockman, 29 Jan 12:30

Telstra: we don't collect the metadata the government wants now

So much for A-G Brandis' 'this'll be easy for telcos to collect' argument
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jan 06:53

FCC will vote to cut off 41 million broadband users this Thursday*

* This headline brought to you by the cable companies
Kieren McCarthy, 29 Jan 02:35
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Let's be clear, everyone: DON'T BLOCK Wi-Fi, DUH – FCC official ruling

We're jammin' and I hope this jam is gonna last ... NOPE!
Iain Thomson, 28 Jan 19:47

A year with Canada's Volvo-esque smartphone – The BlackBerry Z30

Comment It's a phone! It texts! It calls! It surfs the web. OK, it's rather nice
Andrew Orlowski, 28 Jan 15:18

Opinion

A year with Canada's Volvo-esque smartphone – The BlackBerry Z30

Comment It's a phone! It texts! It calls! It surfs the web. OK, it's rather nice
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If BT gets EE, it will trigger EU treasure hunt for fixed lines

Opinion Examining the motives of EU telco 'old boys' networks
Faultline, 31 Dec 08:37

OnePlus vs Micromax: Dream of Google-less Android now further away

+Comment Case highlights strange behaviour from Google-friendly VC-backed firm
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Dec 13:07

News

EE squashes Orange UK: France Telecom's been 'destroying it for years'

Kumquat may, fruits of BT merger won’t include Moss' baby
Simon Rockman, 28 Jan 07:03

YouTube flushes Flash for future flicks

HTML5 <video> tag will henceforth shift video whenever possible
Simon Sharwood, 28 Jan 06:31

US looks at plan to hand over world's DNS – and screams blue murder

Assistant Commerce Secretary starts playing Twenty Questions over IANA power shift
Kieren McCarthy, 28 Jan 04:02

Post-modem Ericsson wobbles thanks to flat sales and falling profits

Trouble at t'mill as scandal-hit board member steps down
Simon Rockman, 27 Jan 14:01

Charlotte, NC thinks it has won the Google Fiber lottery

Meanwhile, San Francisco stares at loading screens
Shaun Nichols, 26 Jan 22:18

Hibernating NetMundial rattles internet governance world at Davos

Launch dumped, but ICANN boss stirs pot at elite conf
Kieren McCarthy, 24 Jan 04:05
Eiffel Tower Shenzhen day

China 'upgrades' Great Firewall. Oh SNAP! There goes VPN access

Censorship tools boost as users scramble for workarounds
Shaun Nichols, 24 Jan 00:15
Cell tower, view from below. Image by Shutterstock.com

Then there were 3: Another UK mobile network borged ...

Analysis ... and what it all means for speed, coverage and phone masts

Microsoft: We bought Skype. We make mobiles.. Oh, HANG ON!

Analysis EUREKA! We should put the two together
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jan 15:03

Telefónica to offload O2 to Three daddy Hutchison for £10.25bn

Talks reported last week, confirmed on Friday
Paul Kunert, 23 Jan 09:32
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Verizon posts WANTED poster for copper rustlers

Them varmints is putting innocent lives in danger …
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jan 01:27