BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Zen Internet have all signed up to provide UK customers with automatic compensation for problems with fixed line broadband and telephony services.
Vodafone UK has signed a wholesale deal with CityFibre that will see up to five million premises connected to FTTH technology by 2025.
Altice has connected over 14 million homes to pure fibre technology in France and Portugal, but sales growth continues to be elusive.
The initial results of a consultation between Openreach and its customers has shown “broad support” for the construction of a pure fibre network in the UK but how it will be paid for remains uncertain.
The Chairman of Openreach plans to make Ofcom’s monitoring of the legal separation between the infrastructure provider and parent BT a “non-issue” as he looks to create a more independent company.
Cost remains one of the key barriers to deploying fibre in Europe as operators look to meet EU targets, provide an RoI to investors and deliver connectivity to customers.
Fixed wireless is a “poisonous” albeit "very good" technology that fuels booming data usage, according to the CEO of Orange Poland.
By Barney Lane, Head of Regulation at Colt
Nokia has launched a raft of fibre broadband solutions to help operators expand their footprints to remote areas.
Bouygues Telecoms has signed a deal with another infrastructure provider as it looks to deliver FTTH services to its customers.
Nick Jeffery took the reins of Vodafone UK in September 2016. He talks about his first year in charge and why he hopes competitors will fear the company moving forward
By Bengt Nordstrom, Co-Founder and CEO of independent telecoms business consultancy Northstream
Ofcom is planning to “close the gap” between what speeds UK broadband providers are advertising and what they deliver.
Vodafone Ireland has credited customers with €2.5 million and stumped up €250,000 to pay for a roaming related fine levied by the country’s regulator.
Telecoms provider edpnet has signed up to use Proximus’ emerging FTTH network in Belgium.
Vodafone and NOS will share fibre and mobile masts in Portugal as each looks to win over new customers.
Openreach has signed a co-investment deal with UK landlord Grosvenor to roll out fibre across its London estate.
SIRO has pulled out of the tender process for Ireland’s National Broadband Plan, citing its inability to put together a competitive business case.
Bouygues Telecom has teamed up with French infrastructure provider Covage to increase the number of customers it can sell FTTH services to.
By Alex Oxley, VP, Communications, EMEA, Cyient
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