Tag Archives: TalkTalk

Fujitsu announces UK FTTH roll-out to 5 million homes

In today’s connected world a lot of what passes for news is more of a rolling update – a snippet of new information that is not terribly unexpected. However, today’s announcement by Fujitsu that it is planning to deploy a … Continue reading

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UK carrier avoids Ofcom regulatory action by making £2.5 million of ‘goodwill’ payments

When two companies merge, effective management of the integration of IT systems is often critical. When the systems in question control customer billing, and billing is subject to regulation, mistakes can be costly, not only in monetary terms but also in reputational damage. The … Continue reading

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UK Government asks Ofcom to assess practicality of blocking copyright infringing web-sites

Jeremy Hunt, the UK’s Culture Secretary (who also has responsibility for telecoms) today asked Ofcom to review sections of the Digital Economy Act to assess whether it considers that the reserve powers enabling the courts to block access to copyright infringing web-sites … Continue reading

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Mobile operators to acquire more fixed assets in 2011?

Any twitter followers (to follow go to: @rbratby) may have seen my live tweet commentary from the AnalysysMason city briefing last night. I thought the four speakers were well-informed and authoritative, and their presentations thought-provoking. The first presentation summarised the results of … Continue reading

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