Washington (no, not that one) to pass hardcore net neutrality law: All ISPs in state must obey

US tech hotbed steps up with strictest traffic protections yet
The US state of Washington is on the verge of passing a sweeping new set of net neutrality safeguards that would apply to all carriers within its borders.…

Virgin Media’s Brit biz broadband goes TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset People

Service knackered for several hours today
We knew Virgin Media was going down the toilet – but not quite this way. For several hours on Tuesday, its business broadband has been offline in the UK, leaving folks unable to reach the internet.…

Ofcom gives six operators green light to bid for spectrum

Includes Hull-based Connexin and US subsidiary Airspan
Ofcom has given all four mobile operators the go-ahead to bid in the forthcoming 4G and 5G auction, as well as Hull-based fixed wireless ISP Connexin and Airspan Spectrum Holdings, a subsidiary of …

US G-men are sniffing around Broadcom bid for Qualcomm – reports

No one expects the CFIUS! *Bless you*
The tale of the Qualcomm and Broadcom merger has taken a turn for the surreal, with The Men In Black (aka the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States – CFIUS) taking an interest.…

Work continues on 5G, shame no one’s sure what it’s for yet

But the new standard has at last found a home among verticals
MWC18 5G is – surprise, surprise – dominating this year’s Mobile World Congress as more emphasis is heaped on how non-telco vertical sectors can use the fledgling technology.…

Take SNAT, says Microsoft, to improve Azure load balancing

When too many cloudy ports are barely enough
Microsoft has rewritten the operation of its Source Network Address Translation (SNAT) protocol in a bid to improve Azure’s load balancing performance.…

Ohhhh-klahoma! Where Verizon’s sweeping legacy down the drain

Trials virty radio with Nokia, Chipzilla
Verizon’s enthusiasm for 5G and virtualization has spawned a virtual radio access network trial in the USA.…

Ohhhh-klahoma! Where Verizon’s sweeping legacy down the drain

Trials virty radio with Nokia, Chipzilla
Verizon’s enthusiasm for 5G and virtualization has spawned a virtual radio access network trial in the USA.…

Ohhhh-klahoma! Where Verizon’s sweeping legacy down the drain

Trials virty radio with Nokia, Chipzilla
Verizon’s enthusiasm for 5G and virtualization has spawned a virtual radio access network trial in the USA.…