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British Telecom accused of ‘broadband monopoly’ by UK telcos

A collective of UK telecom providers have registered a complaint with Ofcom, the British media regulator, calling for an end to the monopoly that it considers British Telecom retains in the broadband market. The complaint comes from the UK Competitive Telecommunications Association (UKCTA), the board of directors of which includes representatives from AT&T, the UK Post… Read More

British Telecom promises ‘ultrafast’ copper broadband – with fibre backbone

In a new press release, British Telecom reveals that results from field trials demonstrate the practicability of achieving network speeds of 1000 mega bits per second over copper wire – ‘ultrafast’ speed. However, it’s no quantum breakthrough in packet compression, but rather a scheme to run the final length of copper from a fibre-based hub… Read More

GCHQ approves cyber security training at UK universities

The UK government’s spy agency, GCHQ, has approved six Master’s degrees in cyber security, in its drive to train the next generation of internet security experts. Announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude last Friday, the six academic centres accredited to teach the course included Oxford, Lancaster and Royal Holloway. The courses… Read More