3 challenges facing smart building deployments - and how to meet them

Interoperability, security and collaboration are three key challenges that must be addressed if smart building projects are to be successful.

Govt launches competition for £250k conference centre broadband upgrades

Hotels and other events centres are being invited to bid for part of £250,000 in government funding to bring full fibre broadband to their venues.

Single or multi-mode fibre - what questions do you need to ask?

What questions do deployers need to ask when choosing between single and multi-mode fibre cabling?

Rural broadband operator secures funding for up to 900,000 homes

Up to £30 million of investment in rural ISP Voneus could bring high-speed connectivity to 900,000 remote homes and businesses.

Focus on new builds and looser regulation 'keys to full fibre rollout'

Three of the UK's biggest telecoms industry bodies have written to prime minister Boris Johnson to highlight barriers to full fibre rollouts.

Openreach to bring FTTP connectivity to 36 more locations

A further 36 towns and cities are to be connected to Openreach's full fibre network in the next 12 months.

More than 4 in 10 UK homes suffering from poor internet, survey claims

New research from Zen Internet claims 42 per cent of people frequently suffer from slow broadband speeds at home.

ISP spells out key steps for nationwide full fibre by 2025

New full fibre ISP Zzoomm has set out a series of recommendations for how nationwide full fibre could be achieved by 2025.

Ofcom to trial new rules for copper switch-off

Ofcom will suspend rules requiring Ofcom to offer copper connectivity in Salisbury as part of a trial of full fibre migration.

Virgin Media set for major rural FTTP investment

Reports suggest Virgin Media is set to establish a new company that will aim to bring full fibre broadband to more of the UK.