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Virgin Media and Relish Ads Banned Following Complaints from BT
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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has made rulings on complaints made by BT about four other telecoms providers. The regulator has told Virgin Media and Relish to remove ads but complaints about Sky and TalkTalk were not upheld. The rulings are the latest in a long line of complaints service providers have made about each […]

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Telefonica in talks to sell O2 to BT
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Spain’s Telefonica could sell its UK mobile operator O2 to British Telecom in return for a 20% stake in BT as part of a “strategic alliance” to strengthen the pair. This is according to reports on Spanish website El Confidencial. Telefonica has said that O2 remains core to its business but has not ruled out […]

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BT Half Year Revenues Reach stg£8.7bn – Fibre Footprint Hits 21m UK homes
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Britain’s BT has reported second quarter revenues of stg£4.3bn and half year revenues of stg£8.7bn. The company said that its fibre footprint has increased to 21m premises in the UK. For the half year BT reported pre-tax profits of stg£1.3bn, up 10pc on last year. For the second quarter pre-tax profits were up 13pc to […]

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Councils in Devon and Somerset Claim BT Too ‘Aggressive’ Over Broadband Secrecy
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Two district councils have launched a scathing attack on the plans to roll out superfast broad band in Devon and Somerset, accusing BT of an “aggressively commercial” approach. Others, including Teignbridge, are now refusing to contribute funding to the Connecting Devon and Somerset fund, which is currently £3.65 million short of the target, because they […]

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BT 80Mbps Microwave Radio Link Installed in Devon Village
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A microwave broadband trial has brought speeds of up to 80Mbps to homes and businesses in the remote Devon village of Northlew. The high-speed connection is provided by a 4km microwave radio link that eradicates the need for a fibre optic cable to be laid underground, which traditionally requires extensive excavations. Although the village only […]

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