SpaceX has a good day: Successful launch and FCC satellite approval

Latest lift-off will see rocket sinking and a ship playing catch
SpaceX successfully launched 10 satellites into space Friday, completing its sixth launch this year.…

BT to slash landline rentals by 37%… for the broadbandless

Even me nan has the interwebz
BT monthly landline costs are to be trimmed by £7 from this weekend but only for customers who don’t buy fixed-line broadband from any provider – in other words, most people.…

SYN-SYN-ACK – Your networking news roundup has arrived!

Aruba’s AI moves, Marvell and Nvidia vehicle tech, and yes, the Open Networking Summit
Network admins: unpatched MikroTik routers are being scanned by a botnet again.…

Yes, Emergency Service Network will be late and cost more – UK perm sec

It’s agile, innit?
The UK Home Office’s Emergency Services Network that is intended to replace the country’s national radio infrastructure with a 4G network is running overtime and budget, politicians were told today.…

Yes, Emergency Service Network will be late and cost more – UK perm sec

It’s agile, innit?
The UK Home Office’s Emergency Services Network that is intended to replace the country’s national radio infrastructure with a 4G network is running overtime and budget, politicians were told today.…

10Mbps for world+dog, hoots UK.gov, and here is how we’re doing it

Yeah, expect your bills to go up
The government has finally published plans for how everyone in the UK will have a legal right to 10Mbps speeds by 2020 after rejecting a voluntary offer by BT.…

Cisco separates switching and routing software from hardware

Open networking finally comes to Switchzilla as IOS XR, IOS XE, Nexus OS added to disaggregation strategy
Cisco has taken a long, hard look at the biggest bullet in its kit, and bitten down: the company has announced it will separate its router and swi…

Linux Foundation lays out welcome mat for AT&T network OS

‘DANOS’ code hoped to run 100,000 routers will go open source in H2 2018
AT&T has let its in-house-developed network operating system escape into the open source world via the Linux Foundation, with a code release due in the second half of this yea…

Manchester Arena attack: National Mutual Aid Telephony system failed

Servers were over capacity, Kerslake review finds
Vodafone has come in for criticism for the “catastrophic failure” of its National Mutual Aid Telephony system (NMAT) in today’s review of the deadly suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena last year.…