BT fattens up its sales thanks to hearty fibre+footy diet

But wholesale wing nosedives – AGAIN

BT’s wholesale wing continued on its downward spiral during the one-time national telco’s third quarter, with sales tumbling nine per cent to £589m from £645m a year earlier.…

HELLO LENOVO. Do you really, <i>really</i> want to make smartphones?

It’s a dog-eat-dog world in the tech industry

Analysis Lenovo has bought third place in today’s smartphone market by acquiring fallen giant Motorola. Not a bad performance since it only created its ‘MIDH’ mobile division three years ago. But is this really a prize worth fighting for?…

Sprint to buy T-Mobile US? Not so fast, says antitrust official

Merger would earn ‘a very hard look,’ Justice man warns

Rumors persist that US mobile carrier Sprint may be looking to snap up smaller rival T-Mobile US, but a top antitrust enforcer has warned that any such deal would be very unlikely to meet regulatory approval.…

FCC says US telcos can start moving to IP-based calling, but in baby steps

Old-school phone networks not disappearing just yet

The Federal Communications Commission has given the official go-ahead for US telcos to experiment with scrapping their traditional, analog phone networks in favor of internet-based alternatives.…

Nominet goes titsup after update to WHOIS tool

Coincidence? Outfit blames ‘manual change to firewall setting’. Oops

Dot-UK registry Nominet temporarily went titsup on Thursday afternoon, much to the chagrin of its customers.…

BSkyB sees first half pre-tax profit tumble as sales climb

Now has 5.1m broadband subscribers on its books after O2 merger

BT’s intense campaign to draw more eyeballs away from BSkyB failed to hit the pay-TV company’s revenues during the first six months of its financial year.…

We’re on the same wavelength! TV stars cosy up to flog spare Hz

Who wants these radio frequencies? Put your hands up, mobile broadbanders

A pair of TV stations in Los Angeles, California, will squeeze into the same frequency band in a test that clear the way for better wireless broadband.…

Three-yaarrgh! Major UK mobile network’s data goes down

‘Loving the rollout of new 0G data,’ disgruntled user Tweets. On his computer

British mobile network Three is having data issues this morning, cutting its subscribers off from the internet.…

Google requests hush-hush radar tests

Chocolate Factory dronemobiles look set to sense each other in the ether

Google has asked the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to conduct radio tests in the 76-77 GHz bands, probably as part of its ongoing autonomous vehicles research.…