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Trial of quantum-secure communications over hollow fibre cable

BT has conducted the world’s first trial of quantum key distribution (QKD), a method of ultra-secure communications, over hollow core fibre cable. The

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Netomnia hits 50,000 premises milestone

Cheltenham-based fibre network operator Netomnia has announced it has passed 50,000 homes and businesses across its rollout areas, 20,000 premises of

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CityFibre secures £1.125bn to ramp up full fibre deployment

CityFibre has confirmed it has secured £1.125bn in its latest capital raise. The financing is the UK's largest capital raise dedicated to full fibre d

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BT Wholesale unveils new offerings

BT Wholesale has announced the launch of two new offerings for channel partners. WHC Express and Broadband One are digital solutions that enable chann

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Gamma reports £217.4m revenue in H1 2021

Gamma has announced interim results for the first half of 2021. The company increased its revenue by 23 per cent to £217.4m, 60 per cent of which was

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Epsilon snapped up by KT Corp

KT Corp, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has acquired Epsilon Telecommunications, a global connectivity provider that enables busine

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£4 million streetlamp trial aims to boost UK 5G roll out

A new government trial will give mobile network operators easier access to lampposts, bus shelters and other street furniture to speed up the roll out

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Ofcom opens call for evidence on net neutrality

Ofcom has published a call for evidence on net neutrality as part of its review of how the current framework is functioning. The principle of net neut

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Exclusive Networks moves towards IPO

Exclusive Networks has announced it has filed its registration document with the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) under the number I. 21-0

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Full Fibre adds 119,000 premises to its build plans

Full Fibre has announced the next 119,000 UK homes and businesses that will get access to its FTTP roll out. These premises are in thirteen market tow

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Telehouse upgrades London data centre

Data centre service provider Telehouse has announced the upgrade of its Telehouse North data centre in London. The upgrade will offer additional ca

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BT Wholesale Hope United competition winners announced

Back in June, BT Wholesale launched a competition to find the UK’s most deserving football teams, coinciding with the start of Euro 2020, in support o

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Gamma announces name change for its Benelux subsidiaries

Gamma Communications has announced that its Benelux-based subsidiary companies, Dean One and gnTel, will come together as Gamma Communications Nederla

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Opening up our infrastructure

Matt Dexter, head of client partnerships, Openreach, discusses why opening up the company’s ducts can help put UK in IP pole position. I’ve talked

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Defence in depth

Ashley Stephenson, CTO at Corero Networks, explains why UCaaS wholesalers and ISPs need to think more carefully about the threat of DDoS attacks. T

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Progress for small cell project in Croydon

Further progress has been made in a local authority-led 4G mobile connectivity project in Croydon. Over 40 new small cell sites will be installed in t

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The true meaning of “global service”

Mike van Bunnens, managing director, Comms365, explains what global service and global roaming SIMs means to the end user. We’ve seen an exponentia

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Deep dive: demand-led full fibre across the North West

Philip Lee, head of wholesale at ITS Technology Group, talks to Comms Business about the full fibre provider’s network coverage and rollout across the

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What to demand from your connectivity supplier

Sachin Vaish, managing director, Vaioni Wholesale, outlines what channel companies should demand from their connectivity suppliers. As a reseller,

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Comcast Business acquires Masergy

Comcast Business has signed an agreement to acquire Masergy, a software-defined networking and cloud platform vendor. Comcast Business said the acquis

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