Swedish Homes to Get 10 Fold Speed Increase
October 2, 2016
Residents in Swedish properties will soon be able to take advantage of high speed internet, in fact it will be ten times faster than the connections they have now.
NEC’s European arm is to provide Swedish network operator, Svenska Fibernät,
OFT investigation into merger of Tiscali and Pipex July 25, 2015 The Office of Fair Trading is to investigate the recent acquisition by Tiscali of the broadband and voice customers of Pipex, the UK’s sixth largest broadband provider. The investigation, which will be looking for any potential competition issues, could delay the £210m merger for
GIPS powers Yahoo! Messenger VideoChat
August 27, 2017
VideoChat on Yahoo! Messenger 10 is to be powered by GIPS VideoEngine.
Global IP Solutions said its VideoEngine will enable high-quality video calling on the newly launched Yahoo! Messenger 10.
“We’re proud to work with Yahoo! to deliver a truly differentiated high
Mobile broadband calculators “ridiculously” inaccurate
September 3, 2017
Mobile broadband users risk racking up monthly bills running into hundreds of pounds because operators are failing to properly explain download limits.
Calculators provided to help users calculate how much they’re downloading are “ridiculous”, consumer advice site Broadband Genie claimed.
Tiscali moves into quad-play with Toucan Mobile
January 4, 2016
Tiscali UK is planning to rebrand Toucan Mobile, in order to offer quad-play services. The restructuring will allow the company to offer a package of telephone, broadband Internet, television and mobile telephone services.
Toucan Mobile, which Tiscali acquired when it
Rise in illegal downloads July 30, 2015 Entertainment Media Research, Europe’s foremost entertainment research consultancy, has published its fourth annual Digital Music Survey. Of 1,700 people questioned, 43% admitted they were illegally downloading tracks. In 2006, this figure was 36%, and in 2005 it was 40%. There was a fall in the percentage of people
Sony Ericsson predict poor results for first quarter
March 25, 2016
Sony Ericsson’s Taiwan-based component suppliers are predicting a downturn in orders for the first half of this year after Sony significantly revised its projected sales figures for the first quarter.
In a press release last week, Sony Ericsson revealed the
BT FON reaches 100,000 users
June 3, 2016
BT FON, a public Wi-Fi network available to BT Total Broadband customers, has passed the 100,000 user target. The service was launched in October 2015.
BT FON members share their home broadband connections to create a network of thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots
C&W loss and gain
May 27, 2017
The telecom firm of C&W (Cable & Wireless) was forced to absorb £189m in losses as it watched its profits for the year fall by 13% due to high costs for a recent acquisition, and costs related to overhauling its London office, which forced the
China’s telecoms merger
April 28, 2016
Telecom service providers in China are to undergo a major overhaul in the coming months, involving a consolidation process in which six of the major providers will be merged into three companies.
It is expected that China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom will be