Clive is a man on a mission

As chief executive of the company responsible for the fibre broadband, wires and cables that connect the UK, every day offers a new challenge. Continue reading Clive is a man on a mission

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FTTx, LTE, WTTx and Project Loon: The Future Broadband Evolution of Sri Lanka

Guest blog post: Rajiv Weragama, Engineer – Service Assurance, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC In early days Sri Lanka was well known for its unspoiled natural beauty, endemic wild life, incomparable hospitality, rich and diverse culture full of customs and rituals and much … Continue reading FTTx, LTE, WTTx and Project Loon: The Future Broadband Evolution of Sri Lanka

Do we Really Need Superfast, Hyperfast, Ultrafast Broadband?

When shopping around for the best broadband deals, what’s the first thing you look for? On moneysupermarket.com broadband packages are evaluated by provider, price, package, speed and usage. With so many providers it can be a really hard choice! Especially if, like me, you’re not clear on what your average internet usage actually looks like… What we’re told, at least through advertising, is that faster internet is better internet. Internet providers worldwide have been actively advertising upgrades to fibre as a way to shout about the faster internet they can offer you. I even got a letter last week from … Continue reading Do we Really Need Superfast, Hyperfast, Ultrafast Broadband?

DSL Just Won’t Go Away!

Poor old DSL. After all it’s given the world, some people just seem incredibly unappreciative and want to pop the access technology veteran on his wheelchair and take him to his nursing home. With article titles such as ‘Look! It’s another effort to save DSL’ giving the impression of a team of doctors trying desperately to find another cure for the seasoned campaigner, it looks like FTTH has consigned DSL to the pages of broadband history. However, the state of the world’s finances and the potential worst case scenario of Greece and others exiting the Euro currency have created a … Continue reading DSL Just Won’t Go Away!