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Resource | 30 May 2024

Glasgow City Region: Smart & Connected Social Places Presentation

Presentation outlining Glasgow City Region strategic context and properties

Resource | 30 May 2024

UKTIN Clusters Coventry City Council Digital Innovation Presentation

Presentation outlining digital innovation undertaken by Coventry City Council

Event | 04 Oct 2023

Network X

Network X brings together global leaders across Fixed Networks, Mobile Networks and Telco software to offer the world’s most comprehensive B2B telecommunications industry event.

News | 22 May 2023

Many UK consumers ‘priced out’ of broadband

Written by Mary Lennighan for Telecoms.com

Resource | 11 Mar 2023

NEOS Networks | Our UK-wide network

Our 34,000km private telecoms network spans the UK providing a range of high capacity connectivity and collaboration solutions.

National network maps

News | 19 Jun 2024

New submarine fibre optic project will connect five European countries

Written by Andrew Wooden for Telecoms.com

News | 13 Jun 2024

Optical transport equipment market dips 13% in Q1 – Dell'Oro reports

Written by Kelsey Ziser, Senior Editor for LightReading.com

News | 30 May 2024

Nokia deploys subaquatic fibre in the Amazon Rainforest

Nokia has deployed a new subaquatic and future-proof Optical, IP and fibre broadband network in the Amazon Rainforest alongside Global Fiber Peru.

The network connects over 400 communities to multi-gigabit broadband access that Nokia says is critical in today’s digital economy,

News | 17 May 2024

CityFibre completes its acquisition of Lit Fibre

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has now completed its acquisition of Lit Fibre (Lit) from Newlight Partners.

News | 16 May 2024

Telecoms Trailblazers: A Day in the Life of Emma Philpott

Hello, I’m Emma Philpott, a principal technical consultant at FarrPoint: I work  on various connectivity projects involving 4G, 5G, IoT, fixed wireless access and fibre networks aimed at improving digital connectivity across the UK.

News | 10 May 2024

Gigabit infrastructure act: Council gives final green light to faster deployment of high-speed networks in the EU

To ensure faster deployment of digital network infrastructure across Europe, today the Council adopted the gigabit infrastructure act, which will replace the 2014 broadband cost reduction directive (BCRD).

News | 08 May 2024

China Mobile tops telco-to-techco ranking

China Mobile is currently the most advanced operator in terms of shifting from telco to techco, according to a new report from research house Omdia

News | 30 Apr 2024

UK altnet nexfibre passes 1 million homes with FTTP

The fibre network operator says it “is on track to become the second-largest competitive network in just its second year of operation”

Just 14 months since launching commercial services, fu

News | 08 Apr 2024

Ciena, Toshiba demo quantum-safe network

The quantum computing era and its upsides and downsides might still be years away, but the threat to communications network security set to be posed by cyber criminals armed with quantum computers is already being addressed by multiple telcos and vendors, with Ciena and Toshiba the latest to team up and show off their quantum-safe networking cap

News | 05 Apr 2024

Ofcom launches 2026 wholesale telecoms review to power-up gigabit broadband rollout

Ofcom has today kicked off its review of the regulations that will apply to the UK wholesale telecoms markets from April 2026

News | 04 Apr 2024

Zayo expands connectivity across Europe with new Waves on Demand service

Service offers customers dedicated 100G Wave routes across the continent in just five working days

News | 26 Mar 2024

How organisations are embracing optical

As a part of UKTIN’s Optical-themed month, we spoke to Francesco Poletti, an academic professor at the University of Southampton, where he co-founded a start-up called Lumenisity. 
 

News | 21 Mar 2024

Telecoms Trailblazers: A Day in the Life of Richard Auld

Hello, I’m Richard Auld and I am a Director at SICOM, a network consultancy business that specialises in optical fibre solutions and infrastructure. Using “dark fibre”—a fibre that has not been lit and is private to the customer—we connect buildings. 

News | 18 Mar 2024

Netomnia and YouFibre secure additional £147.5m

Netomnia, one of the fastest growing altnets in the UK, along with ISP sister company YouFibre, has raised a further £147.5 million, increasing its committed debt financing to £377.5 million.

News | 15 Mar 2024

Altnets want tougher punishments for attacks on physical infrastructure

A group of altnets say lengthy prison sentences for deliberately causing damage to fibre networks should be wielded as a deterrent against vandalism.

News | 08 Mar 2024

Telecom is going quantum dotty

  • Quantum dots tuned to C-Band telecoms frequencies will be compatible with existing fibre-optic telecoms networks
  • This offers enormous potential for global quantum telecoms networks and the quantum internet of the future 
  • Tiny semiconductor particles can, according to their size, emit

News | 13 Feb 2024

CityFibre dominates latest UK Project Gigabit contract awards

  • The UK’s £5bn Project Gigabit initiative is gathering pace
  • It is providing network capital expenditure funding for fibre rollouts to rural and hard-to-reach areas and will enable 85% national coverage with gigabit broadband by 2025
  • Contracts worth some £1.1bn have been allocated so f