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May 11, 2017  4:25 PM

BT finally inching its way to full-fibre broadband at last

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Digital economy, Digital infrastructure, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

Computer Weekly has been banging the drum for full-fibre broadband for several years. We’ve been

September 16, 2016  10:37 AM

UK needs to match – or better – Europe’s broadband and mobile ambitions

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital Economy Bill", 5G, Brexit, Broadband, BT, European Union, Mobile, Openreach, telecoms

A majority of the UK may have decided through the Brexit referendum that we officially don’t like the European Union, but as we work out what leaving it means,...


July 26, 2016  3:03 PM

BT needs to go the extra mile, to keep the last mile

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, btopenreach, Ofcom, Openreach, telecoms

Imagine this. It’s the early years of the 20th century. While many people still get around using a horse and trap, cars have become affordable and more and more people are buying them. It’s clear to everyone that cars are going to replace horses in the next decade. And it’s equally obvious...


May 6, 2016  9:48 AM

Finally – progress on a UK digital infrastructure for the next 50 years

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

BT demonstrated this week the depths of its sensitivity to Ofcom’s threat to break up the telecoms giant. Ofcom’s communications market...

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February 25, 2016  4:59 PM

Ofcom sets ambition for fully fibred broadband Britain – now industry must respond

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fttc, FTTP, ISP, Ofcom, Openreach, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone

Ofcom's much-anticipated review of the communications market is a smart and pragmatic attempt by the regulator to


February 19, 2016  11:39 AM

Will Ofcom break up BT? Probably not – but it must enable fibre broadband fit for the future

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, Ofcom, Openreach, regulation, telecoms

Next week sees an announcement that will set the scene for the next 20 years of the UK's digital infrastructure.

Ofcom's review of the communications market is due out within days and...


September 25, 2015  1:22 PM

Ofcom review should aspire to a broadband infrastructure that is the envy of the world

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, fttc, Ofcom, Openreach, Sky, TalkTalk, telecoms, Vodafone

Perhaps Ofcom should review the UK communications market every year - because its current one certainly seems to be causing waves at BT.


July 17, 2015  11:43 AM

Digital Britain needs better broadband – are BT and rivals willing to share Openreach?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Ofcom, Openreach, regulation, Sky, TalkTalk, telecoms

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has formally put the future of BT's Openreach subsidiary into play - and hence the future structure of the UK's critically important broadband infrastructure....


December 19, 2014  12:33 PM

Is BT buying EE a step towards selling off Openreach?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, Networking, Ofcom, Openreach

BT is changing. Under CEO Gavin Patterson, the former monopoly telecoms giant has expanded into content through BT Sport, paying heavily for broadcast...


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