Tag Archives: Fixed Line

OECD places UK 5th in broadband penetration

The UK has been doing fairly poorly in many recent broadband rankings, although the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) latest study isn’t one of them. In statistics for June.. more
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O2 launches fixed line phone service

The mobile phone and broadband provider O2 is in the process of making a fixed phone line service available for home users. It is not ready to go just yet but,.. more
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Next Gen offers better value

It seems that fibre optic broadband provides the user with value for money, despite this service being more expensive than regular broadband services. According to a study carried out by Point.. more
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Mobile broadband could overtake fixed line by 2011

The growth of mobile broadband has been unprecedented, in fact while broadband appears to be struggling under the strain of user demand, it seems that consumers will be demanding even more from the service in years to come. According to a report about to be.. more
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Avenir plans fixed-line expansion

Telephony distributor, Avenir Telecom, has appointed former Nortel International channel manager, Ben Price, to head up its comms dealer channel and push forward expansion plans. Avenir, which in the past has focused on mobile communications, plans to expand its product range to include mobile convergence.. more
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Government to force the 900 MHz issue

The government’s plans to create a broadband network for all is dependent on the inclusion of mobile broadband, specifically the 900 MHz spectrum that is owned and used by both O2 and Vodafone. It seems that the two mobile providers are in no hurry to.. more
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BE Broadband takes on cable

In order to bounce off the back of the Virgin Media launch of their cable service offering 50 Mbps, the internet service provider Be Broadband have announced that they will be offering a 48 Mbps broadband service. However, this service is very different to the.. more
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Broadband feeling the pinch

When money is tight it is a simple fact of life that some things must go and for fixed line operators of both voice and broadband, it is even more difficult when there is an emerging market developing right in front of their eyes. Mobile.. more
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O2 leads the way with broadband bundling

A top telecoms and IT analysis firm has said that O2’s combined mobile and fixed-line broadband tariff is set to revolutionise the future of broadband subscriptions. Since September this year O2 has been offering 12 months free subscription to its 8Mbps fixed line broadband to.. more
Posted in Broadband News

Vonage release Vonage Pro

Essentially Vonage is a VOIP provider, but with a distinct difference. The service allows the user to make and receive phone calls from their business of home phone while they are away. Vonage Pro utilises VOIP so that the user can make a call via.. more
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