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UK police and security services 'haven't got a clue' how the internet works

Wednesday, November 26th 2014

James Blessing, chair of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA), said many investigators “haven’t got a clue” about how networks are built, making it difficult for them to request the right information from...

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In car wi-fi part of the 'future of connectivity'

Tuesday, November 25th 2014

Jamie Moss, senior analyst for consumer technology at Ovum, said that devices like EE’s Buzzard 2 will probably not be the way the connected car works in the future, but it gives people the chance to test out how they might...

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Cities should not rely on government to improve digital infrastructure

Tuesday, November 25th 2014

Malcolm Corbett, chief executive of the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA), said a gigabit infrastructure was the key to creating a ‘smart city’. INCA is hosting a seminar on Super Connected Cities in...

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NHS security 'slip-ups' highlight need for electronic health records

Tuesday, November 25th 2014

A freedom of information request has revealed there were 701 breaches of security relating to patient data between April 2013 and March 2014 – of those 137 incidents (or 20%) involved loss or theft of paperwork. This was...

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'Dark fibre' will force 4G costs down, capacity up - EE

Monday, November 24th 2014

Professor Andy Sutton said a new framework agreement with fibre optic infrastructure providers CityFibre will allow EE to meet a number of its objectives. “We’re pushing cost down yet we’re pushing capacity up and...

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Prohibitive mobile network operators need more regulation - Phone Co-Op

Monday, November 24th 2014

Vivian Woodell told Cable.co.uk the country’s mobile infrastructure was dominated by four operators but was effectively only two networks as O2 and Vodafone share masts while Three and EE are consolidating their networks. He...

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Herefordshire man's line 'not commercially viable' for superfast broadband

Monday, November 24th 2014

Mark Herriot (pictured) has been trying to upgrade his broadband for more than a year after Fastershire – a partnership between Herefordshire and Gloucestershire councils and BT – announced a rollout of superfast speeds in...

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Leased lines ineffective use of business broadband grants

Friday, November 21st 2014

Malcolm Corbett, head of the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA), said programmes such as the government’s Connection Vouchers scheme were most effective when they encouraged partnerships between...

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Broadband advertising 'battle' will destroy consumer trust

Friday, November 21st 2014

Neil Kelley, senior lecturer in marketing and advertising at Leeds Beckett University, said providers are competing by attacking each other via complaints about their adverts, rather than actively improving their own products,...

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Cost of rural business broadband is 'immoral'

Friday, November 21st 2014

Oli Christie, managing director of mobile games studio Neon Play, said the lack of adequate broadband speeds in his area has forced him to pay £8,000 a year for a fibre optic leased line that can give him the speeds he...

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