FCC boosts broadband competition by, er, banning broadband competition in buildings

George Orwell’s got nothing on this lot with doublespeak
Analysis America’s communications watchdog, the FCC, has come good on its promise to boost broadband adoption through competition by… blocking a law that ensures broadband competition.…

Ofcom snaps on fresh pair of rubber gloves for deeper rummage around in Giffgaff billing faff

EE, Sky and O2 also face probes from comms regulator
Budget MVNO Gifgaff faces a fresh challenge from Ofcom over claims it provided the regulator “inaccurate information” during a probe into its billing cock-up.…

Frenzied bidding war for hot property KCOM as share price rockets by tuppence and a half

Highest offer £573m so not pocket change for Hull broadband and cloud biz
The bidding war for East Yorkshire-based broadband provider KCOM is heating up as suitors increase their offers by a penny here and half a penny there.…

RTFM: Wireless Broadband Alliance squeezes out 40-page ode to the joy of Wi-Fi 6

Which means we’re nearly there
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has released guidelines for engineers who will have to implement Wi-Fi 6, meaning the advent of the 802.11ax standard is truly upon us – despite the fact it is not expected to be offi…