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May 1, 2015  1:38 PM

When politics meets IT: the gulf between the people and the techies

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Ansip, AT&T, Broadband, BT, Conservative, DPA, ICANN, IETF, IIC, Internet safety, ISOC, Labour, Liberal, manifesto, s, Socitm, Strategy, Technology, Website

The technical press and industry lobbyists appear to be living on a different planet to most voters when it comes to assessing what the election will mean for on-line...

January 4, 2014  2:08 PM

Will the impending US Mobile price war expedite the switch from fixed to mobile?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
AT&T, Mobile, Ofcom, T-Mobile, US, Verizon, Vodafone

Clever Vodafone to sell its stake in Verizon just before the US mobile price war started.

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July 5, 2013  7:24 AM

The time has come to move from confrontation to co-operation in the roll out of rural broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
AT&T, BDUK, BT, btgroup, G-Cloud, government, liberty, NAO, OFT, publicsector, Sky, Vodafone

BT is under attack from all directions at a time when it will be seeking to maximise cash flow to fund its entry into the quadruple play market. With hindsight,


May 9, 2013  9:44 AM

I would love to be a fly on wall after BT’s mammoth briefing to investment analysts

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arqiva, AT&T, Broadband, Business, investing, liberty, MacQuarie, Sky

I am told that BT plans a six hour briefing to Investment analysts - said to be a record. The build up is certainly going well. Last week a club of 22 analysts said they expect BT to outperform the market over the...


February 19, 2013  11:34 PM

What is the traditional telco model that is in “end game”?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arqiva, AT&T, Broadband, bskyb, btgroup, Communications, DCMS, MacQuarrie, Marxism, Ofcom, Sky, Virgin, Vodafone

I was intrigued by a recent entry in BrokenTelephon3 which talked of "the end game for the traditional telco model". It was followed by comments attacking Ian Grant for confusingly juxtaposing...


February 7, 2013  11:15 AM

Is BT now a takeover target? If not, why not?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
AT&T, Broadband, BT, btgroup, liberty, Ofcom, take-over, Telecommunication, Verizon, Virgin, Vodafone

In the course of one of my recent blog entries I contrasted the BT claim (at a PICTFOR meeting) that it was not a utility but a new and innovative business with an investment...


November 7, 2012  7:07 AM

How trustworthy is the on-line world? Some early responses

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, AT&T, CloudFlare, Comodo, DDOS, Diginotor, DNS, Domain Name System, GoDaddy, NTU, Security, SoftLayer, SSL

The idea of a competition on the means of enhancing trust in the on-line world has struck a number  of chords. Some respondents focus on the need for behaviour...


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