UK fixed and mobile operators are divided over whether to sign up to a voluntary code of practice in support of net neutrality. While ten service providers have signed up, Vodafone, Everything Everywhere and Virgin Media have so far refused.
As reports come in that UK incumbent BT is warming to the idea of putting fibre in the ground, it has emerged that the company is gearing up to launch a 100Mbps service next month. From October 1, Openreach will make fixed symmetrical 100Mbps transparent Ethernet bandwidth available, running from a BT local exchange to [...]
The Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), the government’s advisory body on broadband and digital convergence, said Monday that the UK faces being left behind in terms of next generation broadband. The warning comes as the group releases a report which concludes that uncertainties surrounding investment in next generation broadband must be resolved within two years, or [...]