The Full Spectrum:

January, 2016


January 27, 2016  11:31 AM

No, nobody is going to nationalise Openreach

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, ISP, Ofcom, Openreach

It's always been reasonably clear - provided you don't work for BT of course - that the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) procurement and delivery model was not fit for purpose, lacked ambition, and hindered the work of small altnets and...

January 25, 2016  10:30 AM

Fudged broadband report damages case for independent Openreach

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
MPS, Ofcom, Openreach

I wanted to put pen to paper today and explain a few things about the tone of our coverage of the British Infrastructure Group's 'Broadbad' report, which was released over the weekend of 23-4 January. In the...


January 18, 2016  1:30 PM

The government’s EC broadband consultation response is truly pathetic

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, European Commission, fibre, FTTP

Last Friday, just after 5 o'clock in the afternoon, the government published a series of responses to a number of European Commission (EC) consultations around the Digital Single Market.

Personally, I can't imagine why a government as committed to openness and frank discussion as Prime...


January 11, 2016  11:23 AM

Remembering David Bowie’s very own ISP, BowieNet

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BowieNet, innovation, Internet, ISP

As news reached us of the tragic news of the death of rock icon David Bowie at the age of 69, we were reminded that ever the talented and fearless innovator when it came to music, Bowie also had an eye for technological...


January 11, 2016  10:04 AM

No surprise whatsoever as Openreach names new CEO

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Ofcom, Openreach

After BT Openreach lost Joe Garner to the Nationwide Building Society at a critical juncture in its history, as I have previously written, it is entirely unsurprising that BT should turn...


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