Reach is more important than speed in connected broadband-Britain claim Peers

The government’s broadband strategy has received criticism from some quarters; however, the latest sniping remarks from a House of Lords committee will hurt more than most. The communications committee stated in its latest report that the focus of the government’s strategy is flawed and that unless prompt action is taken it risks leaving many rural […]

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Ofcom reveals 4G bandwidth auction plans – finally

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has finally revealed plans for the auctioning off of the fourth generation bandwidth (4G) for mobile phone services. Although the announcement was greeted with some small sense of enthusiasm, it has to be said that it’s been a long time coming. There has been repeated criticism from telecommunications companies and businesses that […]

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Deciphering unified communications: business benefits in simple terms

If you cast a glance round many offices these days, you’re still likely to see colleagues making calls from their desks using their mobile phones. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was a minor problem in this age of unified communication, yet, according to a Mitel survey, 48 percent of people are still doing this […]

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Are VoIP and teleworking about to change the way Britain does business?

Will unified communication technology and voice over IP be about to change the way Britain does business in 2012? Well, according to a recent survey by the CBI the answer is undoubtedly yes. According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) half of businesses in London will have no choice other than to promote homeworking […]

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4G service will revolutionise mobile communications, but it will come at a price claims the head of Freeview

4G has been the talk of the communications and technology sector for months now, and its launch has been hugely anticipated. Ofcom had previously suggested that the launch of the next generation 4G would probably not be rolled out until somewhere around the end of 2013 and summer 2014, following the planned auction of 800MHz […]

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