Yeah, you’re not having a GSM gateway, Ofcom tells hopeful operators

UK.gov hasn’t appealed High Court ruling yet – but regulator upholds ban anyway
UK comms regulator Ofcom has told people wanting to set up a GSM gateway that it will not be authorising them to do so, pending a planned government appeal against a recent…

Uh-oh .io: Question mark hands over trendy tech startup domains as UN condemns British empire hangover

The Chagos Islands situation, already a shameful episode of UK history, just got worse
Special report The future of internet addresses ending in ‘.io’ – popular with tech startups – may be in doubt after the United Nations condemned the UK’s continued …

That’s just Huawei it goes, shrugs founder as analysts forecast sales slump for embattled biz

Don’t worry, they have Plan Bs and spare tyres apparently
Analysts are predicting a big slump in sales for Huawei thanks to the US Department of Commerce and the ongoing trade wars.…

Coverage concerns dog UK Emergency Services Network as boss admits scheme too ambitious

Civil servants hauled before spending watchdog again
The UK Home Office has had to once again explain the ongoing Emergency Services Network farrago as part of an inquiry by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).…

Ofcom to Openreach: Thou shalt prise open thy network for firms targeting biz customers

Comms regulator demands BT sub lets more fibre cable layers access its poles and ducts
Ofcom has ordered BT’s Openreach to open its telegraph poles and underground ducts to more companies wishing to lay their own fibre networks aimed at business custom…

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Sponsored webcast As applications grow increasingly numerous and complex, it becomes ever harder for organisations to maintain service delivery and ensure good security.…

No Huawei out: Prez Trump’s game of chicken with China has serious consequences

No cybersecurity rules means networks are destined to be balkanized
Analysis Chinese telecom giant Huawei – the most prominent target of the Trump administration’s decision to declare a national emergency to protect American IT infrastructure by bannin…

EE’s 5G rollout: Oi, where are your Mates? Yes, we mean the Huawei phones

NSA services switched on next Thursday. No not THAT NSA
EE unveiled a lineup of launch devices this morning for when it flicks the switch on 5G services in six cities, with one notable absence: Huawei.…

Oh 4G, I’m speechless: EE network outage smacks rare breed of customer that talks into their mobile phone

Scottish Virgin Media users also down and out after lunch
Updated UK mobile operator EE has been struggling to get its VoLTE services back on their feet, after a seven-hour flood of angry complaints from customers unable to place voice calls over the 4…