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British intelligence tapping fiber-optic cables for massive amounts of data

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More secret National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden to The Guardian suggest that the U.S. agency's British counterpart intercepts petabytes worth of communication data daily from fiber-optic cables. The operation codenamed "Tempora" by Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has been going on for at least 18 months...
British intelligence tapping fiber-optic cables for massive amounts of data

Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

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Many of us now ring and email people who are in the same house. So when is that acceptable behaviour - and when isn't it?A new survey indicates that 45% of Britons are willing to admit they have used their mobile - or even email - to communicate with someone...
Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?
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BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

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Chief executive of TalkTalk urges Ofcom to force rival to review pricing for fibre networkThe £2.5bn fibre broadband network that BT Group is building risks remaining empty unless the regulator acts now to promote competition, according to the TalkTalk chief executive, Dido Harding.The prices BT charges rivals like BSkyB and...
BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

BT completes initial trial of 300Mbps fiber-on-demand broadband service

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UK telecommunications service provider BT recently completed successful trials of its new Fiber to the Premise "on demand" service in St. Agnes, Cornwall — which promises to offer download speeds of up to 300Mbps. The service is aimed at customers that are in areas already covered by the company's...
BT completes initial trial of 300Mbps fiber-on-demand broadband service

BT hits superfast broadband target ahead of deadline

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BT chief executive Ian Livingston said: 'Our roll-out is one of the fastest in the world and our engineers deserve lots of credit.'BT Group has rolled out fibre-based superfast broadband to an area covering 10 million homes eight months ahead of deadline, after hiring hundreds of extra engineers and drafting...
BT hits superfast broadband target ahead of deadline

BT's 6% landline price rise

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It's time to shop around as landline and broadband costs riseBT has upped the prices of its home phone and broadband services, leaving customers paying almost 6% more than last year.The basic landline charge increases from £14.60 to £15.45 a month. The set-up fee and call charges have all risen...
BT's 6% landline price rise

MPs raise alarm over Chinese equipment in UK phone networks

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Committee flags up fears that telecoms firm Huawai could be involved in spying or cyber-attacksA group of MPs has lambasted the government for risking national security by failing to monitor the widespread use of Chinese equipment in Britain's phone and broadband networks.In a damning report into the potential threats posed...
MPs raise alarm over Chinese equipment in UK phone networks
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