Finally the mobile telephony wrangle over the iPhone/Smartphone patent has been resolved in favour of Apple. Naturally Samsung intends to contest the jury’s verdict, and will launch an appeal immediately. Google’s take on the legal issue, however, is interesting. Google has said that it does not want the ruling in the Apple-Samsung patent lawsuit to […]
Is Ofcom’s decision to give the Everything Everywhere network the go-ahead to launch its 4G service on its existing spectrum good news for businesses and consumers, or bad news for its fellow network competitors? Well, depending on who you speak to, the answer seems to be both. Ofcom and Everything Everywhere believe that the launch […]
Skype Technologies SA unit will up the pressure on British mobile-phone operators in an attempt to force negotiations to stop them blocking Internet-based, or voice over IP calls from their networks after the UK’s regulatory body indicated it may intervene if no solution is reached soon. Ofcom, the body which oversees the British telecom system, […]
It’s widely accepted that high speed broadband is vital for modern businesses. It’s seen as the key driver for employment creation, driving business growth and generating wealth. Without access to superfast broadband, it’s accepted that UK businesses will lag behind their European counterparts. The Coalition Government has consistently confirmed its commitment to high speed broadband […]
Does the sustainability of VOIP depend on 4G? It’s long been argued that the future success and sustainability of VoIP will depend largely on the deployment of the technology over 4G mobile networks. A leading communications organisation now claims that this is no longer arguable, it’s indisputable.
Since broadband first became available in the UK in the early 1990’s, it has had a significant impact on the UK economy. The UK leads the European Union as the country with the greatest number of businesses selling products and services online. It is arguably one of the most competitive markets for communications in the […]
In spite of the hype surrounding cloud communications, a recent study has concluded that far from embracing the technology, the majority of UK small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are reluctant to commit to and adopt new technologies like tablets and cloud computing. Many SMEs blame this reluctance on either a lack of available money […]