Sony Ericsson goes 3.5G in Taiwan
February 22, 2016
Steve Yeh, president of Sony Ericsson Taiwan, has announced that the company is planning to bring 3.5G data cards to Taiwan by the second quarter of this year. The company also plans to launch ten new handsets in Taiwan during the first half
Geo announces dedicated financial trading network
May 7, 2017
Geo Networks Ltd, which specialises in providing fibre networks to heavy users of data, has announced Geo.TradeNet, which allows financial sector organisations using automated trading to connect to all the major UK trading exchange facilities.
Geo.TradeNet utilises Geo’s optical fibre network
McDonald’s rolls out Wi-Fi
October 8, 2015
McDonald’s is planning to roll out a free Wi-Fi service in all its 1,200 UK fast food restaurants.
The move will make the company the UK’s largest provider of free wireless Internet access.
The Wi-Fi service is part of the company’s plans
Unicom continues growth despite recession
August 14, 2017
Telecoms provider Unicom has posted strong sales figures and increased profits despite the gloomy economic climate.
The news comes after BT’s recent reports of a sharp drop in quarterly profits.
By contrast, Manchester-based Unicom, part of the Universal Utilities Group, is signing
Sony Ericsson axes 2,000 jobs
October 1, 2016
Sony Ericsson plans to cut costs by axing 2,000 jobs around the world, 450 of which will be in the US.
The company blames the job cuts on rapidly changing market conditions and the need to stay competitive in a ‘fast-paced’ industry.
Vodafone partners with UAE operator
January 28, 2017
Mobile giant Vodafone has signed up United Arab Emirates operator du to its Partner Market programme.
The deal will see Vodafone grant du exclusive access to its products, devices and services in the United Arab Emirates.
Vodafone will also give du improved
ISPA welcomes broadband Code of Practice
December 9, 2016
The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) has welcomed a new Code of Practice on Broadband Speeds that was introduced last week.
The Code of Practice – put together by Ofcom in association with the ISPA – is designed to ensure that broadband
Cheaper Tier 1 Carriers
August 6, 2017
Convergence Group, a group of experts who provide network solutions, have announced the addition of a new network infrastructure that is able to give customers a comprehensive, yet still cost effective solution.
The new service allows clients to access both international and national supply
Government must do more to safeguard e-commerce August 13, 2015 The House of Lords’ Science and Technology Committee has released its report into Internet security, which concludes that the government needs to do more to protect ordinary users from cybercrime and safeguard the growth of e-commerce. The committee is of the opinion that a laissez-faire
Fibre to the Home slow growth in Europe
March 9, 2016
Fibre to the Home (FTTH) is pushing ahead in Asia with three countries seeing incursion of the service to more than 20% of households. These figures are striking, and help to illustrate how meager the deployment is here in Europe, with