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The end of landlines: No phone numbers and no international calling charges

gigaom.com
Most of us already live in a world where voice minutes are moot. But what about a world where international long-distance costs don’t matter, or phone numbers are rendered completely irrelevant? All of these are relics of the circuit-switched copper phone network, and if AT&T gets its way those things...
The end of landlines: No phone numbers and no international calling charges

As Sky Growth Slows, Can Internet Defend It From Downturn And New Rivals?

paidcontent.org
BSkyB’s financials are still improving, but the company is now flaunting a range of new internet upgrades to try containing subscriber growth slow-down and potential threats from newcomers. TV subscriber additions fell to 40,000 in Q2, from 140,000 the previous year. CEO Jeremy Darroch conceded to City analysts: “Some...
As Sky Growth Slows, Can Internet Defend It From Downturn And New Rivals?

Sky promises its broadband will reach 90pc of Brits

www.zdnet.co.uk
Sky plans to bring its fibre broadband packages to UK customers from April, while also extending the reach of its copper network to 9 in 10 households in the UK(ZDNet UK - Networking)...
Sky promises its broadband will reach 90pc of Brits

Sky details broadband expansion and fibre debut

www.zdnet.co.uk
Sky plans to bring its fibre broadband packages to UK customers from April, while also extending the reach of its copper network(ZDNet UK - Networking)...
Sky details broadband expansion and fibre debut

Broadband speeds rise 20% after Virgin and BT launch superfast connections

www.guardian.co.uk
Ofcom research shows download speeds have doubled in three years as network upgrades take effectThe arrival of superfast broadband connections from BT and Virgin Media has boosted the average residential download speed by nearly 20% during the last six months, to nine megabits per second.Speeds have more than doubled in...
Broadband speeds rise 20% after Virgin and BT launch superfast connections

BT urges long-term freedom from fibre price controls

www.guardian.co.uk
Firm tells Lords committee it is difficult to invest in high-speed telecoms network if regulatory regime keeps changingBT has asked for long-term freedom from price controls on the fibre broadband network it is building.Ofcom sets the price at which BT sells access to its copper network to rival internet service...
BT urges long-term freedom from fibre price controls
Here's AT&T's $14B plan to kill its copper network and leave rural America behind
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