Brit broadband giants slammed as folk whinge about crap connections, underwhelming speeds

TalkTalk and Sky are the worst, but Vodafone is falling fast
TalkTalk and Sky are still dismally disappointing their customers – but Vodafone saw the biggest drop in ratings, according to a broadband survey from consumer group Which?.…

Debate around Huawei espionage fears in UK about as clear as those darn Brexit negotiations

Digital secretary responds to Commons Science and Technology Committee, sort of
Considering the state of political discourse in Britain, it comes as little surprise that the government has no idea whether it should follow allies and start banning certa…

O2 brings forth a Friday fail for some unlucky UK customers

Voice services go TITSUP* to round out the week
The UK’s O2 mobile network knocked off early for the week today as some customers found themselves unable to use voice services.…

Terrified of network downtime? Connectivity collapse? Let analytics banish fear of outages

Cisco says assurance solution will be just the ticket
Promo Infrastructure failure is a major cause of concern for enterprises, incurring huge costs in troubleshooting and a multiplicity of monitoring tools.…

What’s holding up the 5G utopia in Britain? Quite a lot, actually

Views from the morning after the night before
Special Report 5G is like an all-night drunken brainstorm in which the world’s brainiest telecoms boffins went wild, and really let rip. The morning after is a real headache.…

What’s holding up the 5G utopia in Britain? Quite a lot, actually

Views from the morning after the night before
Special Report 5G is like an all-night drunken brainstorm in which the world’s brainiest telecoms boffins went wild, and really let rip. The morning after is a real headache.…

Overheard at a Brit mobe network: On the count of Three UK, smile and say, er… we lost how many customers?

Never mind, we’ve got a fistful of spectrum and 5G’s a-coming…
Hutchison’s Three UK network lost 44,000 active customers last year, but saw its revenue increase slightly to £2.439bn from £2.425bn.…

Overheard at a Brit mobe network: On the count of Three UK, smile and say, er… we lost how many customers?

Never mind, we’ve got a fistful of spectrum and 5G’s a-coming…
Hutchison’s Three UK network lost 44,000 active customers last year, but saw its revenue increase slightly to £2.439bn from £2.425bn.…

Dead LAN’s hand: IT staff ‘locked out’ of data center’s core switch after the only bloke who could log into it dies

‘We can replace it but we have no idea what the config is on the device’
An IT department is pulling its hair out this month after realizing a coworker who died last year was the only person who could log into a crucial network switch.…