Virgin Media launches BT rival February 11, 2018 Virgin Media Business launched today, outlining plans to shake up the UK business telecoms market. The company has set out an ambitious strategy to capitalise on a track record of double digit growth over the last three years. By growing business
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BT slashes wages in exchange for extended holidays July 6, 2017 BT is offering employees the opportunity to take a year off work in exchange for a massive pay cut. The telecoms giant, which posted a loss of £1.3 billion in the first quarter, said the move would allow it to
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Online sales of mobile handsets to triple by 2012 February 22, 2016 Research firm Informa Telecoms and Media have predicted that online sales of mobile phone handsets will rise to 21% of total device sales by 2012. Angela Stainthorpe, a research analyst at Informa Telecoms and Media, said: “Online retail for
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Ofcom pushes Openreach on performance targets December 11, 2015 Under new rules proposed by Ofcom, BT Openreach must compensate its wholesale customers if its service falls below performance targets. Openreach was spun out of BT in an effort to increase competitiveness in the broadband market. It was created to provide
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802.11n to lead Wi-Fi chip market in 2018 January 25, 2018 In 2017, worldwide shipments of Wi-Fi ICs increased approximately 28% compared to 2016, according to data from ABI Research. Total revenue achieved an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18% between 2017 and 2014. “Despite the uncertain
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Broadcom switches accelerate mobile and broadband networks November 18, 2017 Broadcom Corporation has launched a new range of Ethernet switches for service provider networks. The switches will allow mobile and broadband service providers to deploy next-generation network infrastructure equipment, while benefiting from lower capital outlay and reduced running costs.
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Making the Switch July 2, 2016 Customers in the North East are the most accepting of changing services, in the UK. According to an AOL survey, 74% of participants in the North East said they switched suppliers for a particular service that was of interest to them, such a mobile phone,
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SMEs face 200% hike on 0870 phone bills August 25, 2017 Thousands of small businesses could see their phone bills treble next month as new Ofcom rules on non-geographic numbers come into force. Companies that have failed to migrate from 0870, 0871, 0872, 0873 and 09 numbers could face increases on
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Nokia confesses plummeting sales December 5, 2016 Nokia has warned that mobile phone sales are falling faster than expected as consumers brace themselves for the oncoming recession. The world’s biggest mobile phone maker yesterday cut its global handset sales forecast for the second time in less than a month, and for
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Protection of undersea cables causing concern March 10, 2016 Following the recent snapping of four undersea cables carrying global Internet traffic, security concerns about cables have been raised for the first time. The breaks, which occurred in February at four different locations in West Asia, have been repaired but have
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