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October 13, 2016  11:56 AM

Theresa May has embraced Gigabit Britain. How will her ministers ensure delivery?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
backhaul, BT Retail, Carillion, competition, copper, CTF, CTIL, Fujitsu, Gigaclear, Inca, Maintenance, O2, Sky, Vodafone, Yoti

When the Prime Minister used her closing conference speech to say it is "just not right" that "half of people living in rural areas, and so many small businesses, can't get a decent broadband connection" we knew something really had changed.

February 13, 2016  3:03 PM

Watch the DCMS Select Committee creeping dissection of the BT copper bound monopoly

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Broadband, CMS, copper, DOCSYS, fibre, Latency, peerig, Trtos

The evidence sessions for the DCMS Select Committee Enquiry into World Class Broadband...

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December 7, 2015  12:47 PM

Ofcom consults on plans to tackle the UK Communications Confusopoly

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, CMA, confusopoly, copper, DCMS, fibre, FSB, Huawei, INTUG, IoD, monopoly, Ofcom, Zayo

Ofcom has just published its Proposed Annual Plan for 2016/17  with a deadline of 26th February 2016 for responses. It has three clear objectives:

  1. Promote...


November 15, 2014  10:04 AM

Should Broadband advertising be ‘legal, decent, honest and truthful’? If so …

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, copper, Gigaclear, Hyperoptic, ITS, Openreach, United Kingdom

Further to my recent


November 13, 2014  11:09 AM

Advertising Standards Authority wrecks attempts to promote “genuine” fibre broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
copper, Crapband, fibre, ruling

I have just been told of the Advertising Standards Authority ruling that copper to the home from a fibre connected cabinet can be called "fibre". Meanwhile, it would appear that...


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