Another standards group has been formed to accelerate the adoption of wireless Internet of Things technologies. Called the Wireless IoT Forum, the group's board includes Accenture, Arkessa, BT, Cisco, Telensa and WSN. The group joins at least five other standards groups, including the Industrial Internet Consortium, the Allseen Alliance, Thread and the Open Interconnect Consortium, that have been created to streamline the IoT space.
Ofcom on Friday imposed a fine of €1 million (€1.4 million/$1.5 million) on EE for misleading customers who made complaints about the company's mobile and fixed voice and data services.
BT has asked UK regulator Ofcom to permit it to shutter its traditional POTS (plain old telephone service) network so it can more effectively compete with a growing pool of nontraditional, over-the-top voice providers like Facebook and Apple.
The Broadband Forum has wrapped up its G.fast equipment plugfest as part of its ongoing program to drive widespread G.fast certification.
Vodafone launched its much anticipated consumer broadband service in the UK, marking the mobile operator's entry into an already crowded market and underlining its ambitions to be a converged fixed and mobile player across its European footprint.
The UK's competition watchdog agreed to a request by BT to fast track an investigation into the effects of its planned £12.5 billion (€17 billion/$19 billion) acquisition of mobile operator EE, in a move that cuts the process by around 25 days.
BT has established an agreement with Check Point Software to embed new security elements into its network, furthering BT's mark on the managed cloud security segment.
Vodafone UK's alternative approach to the sale of LTE services finally appears to be showing signs of success, according to a new research report from CCS Insight.
Ofcom may award frequencies in the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands in two stages rather than via a single auction process to accommodate potential changes to the UK mobile market.
BT may soon have to provide dark fiber solutions to competitors that operate in its territory as the country's regulator Ofcom has proposed that the incumbent telco should provide physical access to its fiber cables.