BT gets fibre broadband rollout extension contract by Worcestershire

The Superfast Worcestershire project has signed-up BT on a second contract, through the BDUK scheme for £6.2 million, to push further the fibre broadband network (on FTTC/P technology) to reach additionally 80,000 premises, so as to extend to 95% the coverage by summer of 2018. The present rollout scheme aims to make the network available […]

Isle of Coll, first Scottish island to access 4G mobile

Thanks to a state-of -the-art mast funded by the Scottish government, the Isle of Coll located west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides, is now the first island off the mainland to get 4G mobile coverage. The mast has become a possibility in partnership with Vodafone and with the community organisations joining in. A result […]

Superfast Essex extends rollout to 51,000 more premises on BT fibre

The Superfast Essex project will continue their partnership with telecoms giant BT, to extend the fibre broadband (FTTC/P) network to reach an extra 51,000 premises. The project worth £24.64 million, which is part of the (Phase 2) roll-out of Superfast Essex, also aims to reach 87% of homes and businesses by the end of summer […]

Telefonica owned O2 sold to Three UK parent Hutchison Whampoa, for £10.25 billion

Following a two-month long negotiation, owners of Three UK have confirmed reaching an agreement to buy O2 UK from its parent company. In other words, Hutchison Whampoa has confirmed the buying of O2 UK from Telefonica. The deal is worth £10.25 billion. Two months earlier, the debt-laden Telefonica accepted a preliminary offer from Hutchison Whampoa […]

Launch of BT’s 4G service for existing customers soon

BT the giant telecoms provider of UK is likely to launch its 4G mobile service soon in the coming days, according to reports from the Financial Times. The operator’s entry into the 4G mobile service, was hinted upon by Ian Livingston, the former CEO, as early as 2010. During the Ofcom auction for 4G spectrum […]

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