The UK government has announced that an additional 1.85 million premises in the UK will be getting gigabit broadband with government funds, according to its latest plans published today.
OneWeb and BT have announced a new agreement that'll see the firms explore how they can work together to deliver internet connectivity to businesses and communities in hard to reach areas of the UK.
O2, Three, and Vodafone have come to an agreement regarding the Shared Rural Network. The firms will build 222 mobile masts in under-served areas, which will be shared by all three.
A committee of UK MPs has called on the government to lay out more details about its plans to connect 85% of premises to gigabit broadband by the year 2025 after it climbed down on previous plans.
The UK government and several mobile operators have announced the Shared Rural Network which aims to provide 4G mobile coverage in rural areas around the country. It will cost £1 billion.
The UK's internet regulator, Ofcom, has announced proposals to bring full-fibre broadband to the whole of the country including rural areas. The proposals will be finalised in early 2021.
Ofcom has released a new report which suggests that the majority (53%) of premises in the UK now have access to ultra-fast broadband which is defined as having download speeds above 300Mbit/s.
Mozilla is set to host the finalists of an event working to connect the unconnected in rural areas. There are 14 entrants and eight will receive a slice of the $1.6 million prize money.
Project Loon could very well be coming to Kenya to provide connectivity for those in rural areas. Alphabet is currently in talks with telecoms in the country working out contracts.
In a bid to improve average broadband speeds across the country, the CRTC has now declared high-speed internet as a basic telecommunications service and set new speed targets to be achieved by 2021.
Satya Nadella says Microsoft will work with Indian authorities and internet service providers to bring affordable broadband connections to over 500,000 villages, through unused TV 'white spaces'.
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