Coverage concerns dog UK Emergency Services Network as boss admits scheme too ambitious

Civil servants hauled before spending watchdog again
The UK Home Office has had to once again explain the ongoing Emergency Services Network farrago as part of an inquiry by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).…

Ofcom to Openreach: Thou shalt prise open thy network for firms targeting biz customers

Comms regulator demands BT sub lets more fibre cable layers access its poles and ducts
Ofcom has ordered BT’s Openreach to open its telegraph poles and underground ducts to more companies wishing to lay their own fibre networks aimed at business custom…

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Sponsored webcast As applications grow increasingly numerous and complex, it becomes ever harder for organisations to maintain service delivery and ensure good security.…

No Huawei out: Prez Trump’s game of chicken with China has serious consequences

No cybersecurity rules means networks are destined to be balkanized
Analysis Chinese telecom giant Huawei – the most prominent target of the Trump administration’s decision to declare a national emergency to protect American IT infrastructure by bannin…

EE’s 5G rollout: Oi, where are your Mates? Yes, we mean the Huawei phones

NSA services switched on next Thursday. No not THAT NSA
EE unveiled a lineup of launch devices this morning for when it flicks the switch on 5G services in six cities, with one notable absence: Huawei.…

Oh 4G, I’m speechless: EE network outage smacks rare breed of customer that talks into their mobile phone

Scottish Virgin Media users also down and out after lunch
Updated UK mobile operator EE has been struggling to get its VoLTE services back on their feet, after a seven-hour flood of angry complaints from customers unable to place voice calls over the 4…

Where there’s a will, there’s Huawei: US govt already eases trade ban with 90-day reprieve

Temporary General License buys time for Chinese tech giant, customers, suppliers
The US government on Monday gave Huawei temporary permission to obtain technology from American organizations so that the Chinese giant can continue to maintain and repair…

UK mobile companies score £220m cashback from Ofcom over spectrum fee dispute

Court rules regulator should cough for ‘wrongful’ increase
Vodafone, O2, Three and EE have won a case against Ofcom claiming that the UK comms regulator’s increase in spectrum fees was unfair.…

Bloke accused of conning ARIN out of 750,000 IPv4 addresses worth $9m+ to peddle on black market

The failure to shift to IPv6 is now literally a criminal matter
A fella who allegedly conned his way into pocketing 750,000 IPv4 addresses has not only lost them, but now faces a lengthy stretch behind bars in America, if convicted.…