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Who pays for Internet infrastructure?

You plug in your computer or connect your phone to 3G or 4G and you are online – the information flows. But have you ever thought about who is providing the infrastructure that allows information to flow around the world … Continue reading

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Will broadband M&A see a new breed of content providers?

As 2014 drew to a close, the media was endlessly covering the acquisition of EE by BT and exploring what it could mean for the broadband, mobile, and pay TV industries in the UK. I think that we are going … Continue reading

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Will the BT-EE deal change telco content strategy?

The BT saga rolls on. Now it appears to be confirmed that they will takeover EE, the biggest mobile network in the UK. This would create a British giant by combining the largest landline network with the largest mobile network  … Continue reading

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Developing Rural Broadband Increases Customer Loyalty

In a recent blog I explored some of the potential routes to improving broadband speed across the country, but it seems that I forgot to mention the sea. BT has just completed a 250km subsea cable project that connects several … Continue reading

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Telco M&A Speculation Heats Up in the UK

I recently wrote about market speculation that BT may be about to buy mobile network o2. The speculation has increased and there is a BT board meeting today with acquisitions on the agenda – Bloomberg reports that o2 is at … Continue reading

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How can telcos pay for rural broadband?

I read an Interesting article recently that describes some views from the new EU Internet chief, Günther Oettinger. He says that if telcos provide broadband to rural areas then they should be able to tie the customers in to long-term … Continue reading

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Speed + content = happy and loyal customers

Two recent news stories perfectly capture the road ahead for telcos and broadband providers in 2015. First is the news that Vodafone 4G customers can access NOW TV live and direct from from their handset – allowing access to content … Continue reading

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